Wicomico County – Fish & Hunt

Wicomico County

On land, Wicomico County is home to over 1,500 acres of parks and trails where visitors can hike, bike, play, relax and explore the area’s natural beauty. Located in the middle of the Atlantic flyway, Wicomico County also offers some of the best waterfowl hunting you can find. The Chesapeake Forest Lands contain over 200 properties encompassing almost 68,000 acres, which sprawl across Maryland’s lower Eastern Shore. Nearly 18,000 acres reside in Wicomico County.

On the water, the Wicomico and Nanticoke Rivers course through Wicomico County emptying into the Chesapeake Bay. Dozens of other creeks, streams, inlets and marshes lace through the land, providing visitors with over 1,000 miles of waterways to explore. Visitors can easily access the bay and tributaries for fishing, crabbing, clamming, boating, paddling and exploring.

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Aside from our great white-tailed deer, Canada geese, ducks (wood and mallard), turkey, and small game, Wicomico County is also a great locale for fishing (especially striped bass), as sportsmen have access to the bay and several nice waterways for traditional or bow fishing, as well as crabbing. Along with great hunting and fishing opportunities, annual events for the whole family and our cherished attractions such as the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art give our visitors a true taste of Wicomico County.

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Wicomico County, Maryland rests at the crossroads of two major highways, making it easily accessible from every direction. U.S. Route 50 runs east to west while U.S. Route 13 travels north to south. Both routes will take you into the heart of Wicomico County. Visit the Wicomico County Welcome Center at 8480 Ocean Highway in Delmar before heading out on your own.

Planning to visit Wicomico County? Check out their website for dining, lodging, shopping options, things to do, up-to-date events, and all the information you need to make your trip a success!

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