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troutslayer 06-16-2011 02:16 PM

Savage River
 
Been doing some fishing in the Savage River (lower) (water finally came down enough to fish. Savage is the tailwaters from the Savage River Dam) Naturally reproducing browns and brook trout and totally wild. Been catching more on an Adams dry #16 than anything else! You have to work hard for them but it's rewarding fishing when you get one! Here are some pics...

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...n/DSCN4316.jpg

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...n/DSCN4313.jpg

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...n/DSCN4301.jpg

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...n/DSCN4304.jpg

stimulator2 06-16-2011 03:39 PM

Re: Savage River
 
Nice fish and a very nice river, are there no rainbow in that river

troutslayer 06-16-2011 04:48 PM

Re: Savage River
 
Some rainbow find there way in when they release water from the reservoir and there is some stocking of rainbows at the end of Savage River where the Potomac River meets it and some make their way up a little ways but not real far.

Hardyreels 06-16-2011 08:59 PM

Re: Savage River
 
Those are beautiful fish, I can see why you keep going back. Watch your step when you are wading now OK :)

caseywise 06-16-2011 11:56 PM

Re: Savage River
 
awesome fish! pretty spot as well.:D

okuma 06-17-2011 07:20 AM

Re: Savage River
 
You're right Ard. Very dangerous wading there. Fell just about every trip I took there.

blackbear 06-17-2011 05:53 PM

Re: Savage River
 
I was planning on heading up tomorrow. Did you do any nymph fishing at all? I will be deep dredging some big streamers with the 6wt for a bruiser.

troutslayer 06-17-2011 08:13 PM

Re: Savage River
 
Do some. Pheasant tails are pretty good. Black Wooly Buggers seem to work well also. Caught a couple the other day on those.

only adipose 06-25-2011 11:01 PM

Re: Savage River
 
Great Report. Savage does not disappoint!:D


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