Savage River - Lower, Maryland Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Savage River - Lower, Maryland Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Loom for quills mid day but there have been a few good caddis days recently too. Mid day hatch of 16-18 quills should get more consistent as water temps rise little by little. Hatches may go from mid morning until late afternoon on overcast days.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
5 / 21 / 2016
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Savage River is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Savage River Angler

Water flow: High flow

Visibility: 48 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 49 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Quills hatches are most active 12-5 usually

Best stretch: Fish are spread throughout

Best access point: Access is found all along Savage river road. Just stay out from behind the houses. The locals protect their private property. If a land owner has both sides of the river, they also have the bottom, so unless you can levitate, stay clear.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

quills, quills, quills Small stones Caddis midge

Fish species: Wild brown and brook trout a few rainbows swim up and come over the spillway.

Fishing season: All year

Nearest airport: Pittsburgh Intl or Dulles Intl

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Savage River, Lower Description

The lower river is a tailwater. It's wild brown and brook trout population combined with stellar hatches attract anglers from all over the east coast. It's absolutely as good a trout river as you'll find anywhere. Blue and red quills, midges, small stones, and bwo's provide most of the action before early June. Once we get into early summer you'll find sulphurs, caddis, and yellow sallies just about every ...

Techniques & Tips

Dry fly, streamers, tight line nymphing. It's all working.

7-Day Forecast

Back to a warming trend and drying out after today hopefully. Like us and share us! Report fishing violations to MD DNR Police 1-800-628-9944. For pic's, videos, and fresh reports after I get off the river check is out at Like us at

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