Upper Savage River Fly Fishing

The 5th most popular fly fishing river in Maryland.

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Southwest of Cumberland, the upper Savage River is popular with fly fishermen. The upper Savage River is a freestone river that is heavily stocked with rainbow trout every Spring. There is also a sizeable native brook trout population. There is a catch and release section so make sure you know where you are and follow the regulations.

Overall, Upper Savage River is the 5th most popular fly fishing river of all 5 fly fishing spots in Maryland.


Local Contact(s):  SRC (301) 895-5759; Visitor Info (301) 387-4386; Maryland Visitors (800) 543-1036; Maryland Department of Natural Resources (301) 334-8218

Recommended Book:  "Maryland Trout Fishing" from Steve Moore

Best Season:  Apr-Jun

Base Camp:  Savage River Lodge 301-689-3200

Reference Source:  click here http://dnr.maryland.gov/

GPS:  39.536028, -79.013253

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  7/28/2016

ID:  22779


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