Yellow Perch Commercial Harvest

Yellow Perch Commercial Harvest


The Yellow Perch Call-In Number is 410-260-8322

Attention: The Secretary of Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces that the 2017 commercial yellow perch fishery on the Upper Bay (Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries, excluding the Magothy River and the Chester River, upstream of the William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge) will open on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 12:01 am.  Please click here for a link to the official public notice.​

2017 Harvest Information

2016 Harvest Information

Upper Bay Yellow Perch Harvest Chart
Patuxent River Yellow Perch Harvest Chart
Chester River Yellow Perch Harvest Chart