Big Gunpowder Falls River, Maryland Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Big Gunpowder Falls River, Maryland Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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The restrictions have been lifting and we are back to fishing as usual!!The unfortunate part of that is, due to a lack of sufficient rains, the flows have been slashed to 29cfs! That makes things harder, but not impossible. Deep pools will hold the majority of the fish, so that is where you need to key on. Be Patient and be stealthy!!
Fishing Report Last Updated:
8 / 3 / 2020
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Big Gunpowder Falls River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
GreatFeathers, Inc
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Water flow: 29

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 55 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Mornings and evenings

Best stretch: Northern section above Falls Rd.

Best access point: Masemore Rd.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Nymphs, wets and dries

Fish species: Trout, Rainbows and Browns

Fishing season: 15

Nearest airport: BWI

Person Fishing in a stream

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

Swinging wets, nymphing, streamers!

7-Day Forecast

Warm days with the potential for storms is the normal summer pattern. Hopefully, we will get a downpour or seven to fill the reservoir up! The store is now open with the regular hours. If you need anything, give us a call, 410-472-6799!


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