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Maryland Code, Natural Resources § 10-614

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Offshore stationary blinds or blind sites may not be erected, maintained, or licensed in the following waters:

(1) Offshore from lands owned or managed by the Department except the Department may locate and construct offshore stationary blinds or blind sites and make the blinds or blind sites available to the public;

(2) Where the use of the blinds may present a risk to national security or the health and safety of the hunters as determined by the Department;

(3) Where the location of the blinds interferes with the safe operation of an airport;

(4) In Baltimore County on:

(i) The Middle River and its tributaries, westerly or towards shore from a straight line drawn from the tip of Wilson Point in a southwesterly direction to the northwest corner of Cape May Beach;

(ii) Frog Mortar Creek from a straight line drawn from the tip of what is known as Strawberry Point in a southeasterly direction across the creek to the tip of what is known as Galloway Point and extending 1,500 yards northeast up the creek to the point where Glenwood Road approaches the creek shoreline;

(iii) Back River and its tributaries west of the Eastern Avenue bridge;  or

(iv) Bird River and its tributaries extending from the head of tide at Whitemarsh Run and Windlass Run and going generally easterly or towards a line that runs in a northerly direction from the northernmost tip of a peninsula called Stumpfs Marsh to the opposite shoreline, but excluding an area that lies between Stumpfs Marsh and a line 150 yards from the shoreline of Stumpfs Marsh;  or

(5) In Kent County on:

(i) Turner's Creek;  or

(ii) Chester River and its tributaries, except in those waters lying between Durding's Creek and Deep Point or between the property line of Wickliffe Farm and Cedar Point Farm near the point known as Pine Tree Cove and Graveyard Point in Spencer Hall Farm on Eastern Neck Island and the Chesapeake Bay between the north end of Wilson's Point on Trumpington Farm and the mouth of the Chester River.

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