The North American Fly Fishing Forum


Go Back   The North American Fly Fishing Forum > Back at the Lodge > Member Introductions

Member Introductions Introduce yourself and get to know other forum members...

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 07-11-2008, 07:42 PM
jkratty's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 11
jkratty is on a distinguished road
Default Fly fishing the Potomac! (??)

Greetings from Washington, DC! My dad got me my first fly rod for bass fishing in NE Ohio, an 8# rig that I recently resurrected for use on the Chesapeake Bay.

I recently decided to take (back) up this wonderful hobby. Turns out there are some great spots for some trout fishing within two hours of Washington. Who knew!

So that's where I spend most of my time, but I have a trip planned out to the Sun Valley, ID area for the middle of August. VERY excited!

Glad to be here, and I'm looking forward to the great information and friendly people on this forum.

Best,
Jason
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 08-26-2008, 08:10 AM
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 82
burns is on a distinguished road
Default Re: Fly fishing the Potomac! (??)

I'm in Maryland, 25 min from DC. I took a trip out to the Gunpowder yesterday, which was great. It looks and feels like a western stream and has native brown trout. I caught 6 or 7 in about 3 hours. They were small (6-10 inches), but I saw one big one (probably 15") and there are said to be plenty in there over 14" including a few around 20". You should check it out, it's probably a 1.5 hour drive from DC. There is a fly shop there called Backwater Angler that will help you out.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Promises to Wife. JBinUTAH Fly Fishing Humor 11 09-19-2012 01:33 PM
Your best tip for saltwater fly fishing BigCliff Saltwater Fly Fishing 30 01-18-2011 01:27 AM
Advice for fly gear gift please Artemis Fly Rods 7 02-10-2008 01:18 PM
Q about backing tenetxnosce General Discussion 10 06-16-2006 03:00 PM
Going to Lake Pleasant on Thursday! fshfanatic General Discussion 0 01-01-2006 06:05 PM













All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
2005-2014 The North American Fly Fishing Forum. All rights reserved.