Savage River - Upper, Maryland Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Savage River - Upper, Maryland Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fish a dry dropper and watch the stream gauges and radar. Report wildlife violations to MD NRP. Put this number in your cell phone 1- 800-628-9944. Fish poaching has been a big problem for us.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
7 / 9 / 2018
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Savage River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Savage River Angler

Water flow: Good. Keep an eye on the gauge though. It's raining right now and more is expected.

Visibility: 44 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 60 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Early and late.

Best stretch: Anywhere that looks good to you. The whole river fishes well. The C&R brook trout water is upstream of Poplar Lick.

Best access point: Good access is all along Savage River road.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Iso's Sulphurs Yellow sally Tan Caddis Brown stonefly Stonefly Midge

Fish species: Native brook and stocked rainbow trout

Fishing season: All year w/ a few closures during stockings

Nearest airport: Pittsburg Intl (PIT) or Dulles Intl (IAD)

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Savage River, Upper Description

The upper river is a freestoner that produces all the major hatches you'd expect to find on any healthy eastern trout stream. It is stocked heavily with rainbows every spring, but has a thriving brook trout population as well. A portion of the upper savage is put and take regs with no tackle restrictions, but what makes this river special is that upstream from poplar lick it becomes artificial only, catch ...

Techniques & Tips

Dry dropper!

7-Day Forecast

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