FLY FISHING Trail SITES In Maryland's Capital Region
Fly Fishing for White Perch
About White Perch Ask anyone in Maryland to tell you the first fish they caught, and the most likely answer will be a white perch. (Morone americana). Close cousins to striped bass, they’ll take an artificial lure quicker than a whipstitch on a shad dart. They’re prolific in . . .
Big Hunting Creek
Called the "Stream of the Presidents" because of its proximity to Camp David, Hunting Creek is the most accessible trout stream in Maryland with natural trout populations as fly fishers can use the many pull-out parking areas located along Route 77 which parallels the creek . . .
In addition to being a public recreation area encompassing more than 6,300 acres along 14 miles of the Seneca Creek in Montgomery County which features trails for hiking, cycling and horseback riding, Seneca Creek State Park is also home to Clopper Lake. More than 90 acres . . .
Governor Bridge Natural Area Ponds
At one time, the property was an active sand and gravel mining operation, now it is restored to its natural environment. Governor Bridge Natural Area offers a unique fishing experience in Prince George’s County right off Route 301 in Bowie. Today, largemouth bass flourish in . . .
The tidal Patuxent River flowing through Prince George’s County has a wide variety of fish which readily strike at fishing flies. As the river widens at Jug Bay, fly fishers can choose from bluegill, crappie, channel catfish, blue catfish, white catfish, chain pickerel . . .
From its headwaters in Pennsylvania, the Monocacy River flows 58 miles through Frederick County into the Potomac River. With river access via multiple bridge crossings and several riverside parks, much of the river can be wade-fished with about half of the river navigable by . . .
Protected by Seneca Creek State Park during its 14-mile journey between Clopper Lake and the Potomac River, Seneca Creek provides a great medium-sized creek fly fishing experience right in Montgomery County. Spring stocking of rainbow trout starts three seasons of fly . . .