Big Gunpowder Falls River, Maryland Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Big Gunpowder Falls River, MD
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Big Gunpowder Falls River, Maryland Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Time for you to concentrate on presentation! The emphasis is on being patient and making sure that you present the fly with care and eliminate drag. Mending and good casting are keys to catching fish with skinny water. Work on the fundamentals!!
Fishing Report Last Updated:
12 / 15 / 2014
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Big Gunpowder Falls River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
GreatFeathers, Inc

Water flow: 94

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 45 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Heat of the day

Best stretch: Northern section above Falls Rd.

Best access point: Masemore Rd.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges, BWO's

Fish species: Trout, Rainbows and Browns

Fishing season: 15

Nearest airport: BWI

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Big Gunpowder Falls River Description

The Gunpowder River Located in northern Baltimore County, The Gunpowder River has remained a trout fishermans favorite. This river is a tail water which means that its source is controlled by a dam and in this case, the Prettyboy Dam and the reservoir hold the water that flows into the river. The river starts at the dam and travels many miles and deposits into the Loch Raven reservoir. Loch Raven is one of ...

Techniques & Tips

Patience and presentation! Work on the drag-less drift! Mending and attention to details are best when the flows are lower. Make sure that you wade and move in the water with stealth.

7-Day Forecast

The fish are there and they will come up. BWO's have been seen on overcast and not-so-overcast days. Streamers will effective through the month. Midges are also working well. Be Patient and work efficiently!!

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