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There are numerous public waters around the Westminster area to freshwater fish. Please note that all persons, age 16 and over, must have a license. For information on licenses and fees, the size and creel limits of various species of fish and specific rules for individual fishing locations, such as Put-And-Take Fishing Areas and Designated Trout Waters, please consult the Maryland Freshwater Sportfishing Guide published by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Where to Buy a Fishing License in Westminster, MD
280 Woodward Road
Westminster, Maryland 21157

Public Fishing Locations in the Westminster Area:

Patapsco River Main stem of the South Branch from MD32 at Sykesville downstream to its confluence with the North Branch of the Patapsco River
Monocacy River

Lakes and Ponds
Bennett Cerf Pond - off MD27 within Random House Industrial Park
Farm Museum Pond - West of MD32 near Center Street in the Carroll County Farm Museum complex
Lake Hashawha off Rinehart Road
Liberty Reservoir MD26 near Wards Chapel Road
North Carroll Community Pond - MD30 at Manchester
Piney Run Reservoir - Martz Rd. off White Rock Rd. near Eldersburg
Roberts Field Pond MD30 at Hampstead
Robert's Mill Pond East of Taneytown, north of MD140
Upper John Owings Pond - John Owings Rd.
Westminster Community Pond - MD140 at MD97 near Westminster

Runs and Streams
Beaver Run Watershed - Upstream of MD91
Morgan Run Upstream from London Bridges Road to MD97
Piney Run Main stem downstream from Arrington Road

Fishing Locations for Mobility-Impaired Anglers
Project Access Morgan Run - Located on Morgan Run at Klees Mill Road
Piney Run Reservoir - in Piney Run Park