A stream close to the beltway!
Northwest Branch Overview
A long stream with some good spots after stocking.
Kid Friendly – Martin Luther King Jr Pond (MD)
Another kid friendly fishing spot close to DC
Kid Friendly – Izaak Walton Pond (MD – Trout)
This ponds registers a high fish per acre.
Trout – Pine Lake (MD)
A good kid-friendly location
Trout – Paint Branch (MD – Fairland Road Upstream)
The browns on Paint Branch ignore me.. but at least they are there.
Trout Hike – Great Seneca Creek (Black Rock Upstream)
Black Rock is one of the main crossings on the Seneca (MD). Upstream looks pretty good.
Trout Hike – Great Seneca Creek (MD – Riffle Ford Upstream)
Working upstream from the Riffle Ford parking area reveals a nice Maryland stream, but no trout.
The Montgomery County Park system undertook major renovations in 2011 that included dredging the lake to increase the depth and improve boating, fishing and water quality. The concession area rents boats and the park system allows anglers to launch private boats from the concrete ramp with a permit. Electric motors only. The hilly, 1,800 acre Rock …
Trout Hike – Great Seneca Creek (MD – Route 28)
Route 28 gives you good access to Great Seneca Creek allowing you to go up or downstream.
Trout Hike – Great Seneca Creek (MD – Riffle Ford Downstream)
They stock at the Riffle Ford Road access point, but I came up dry when I fished it in March.
Trout Hike – Northwest Branch (MD)
Good enough for a fishing break after work only after stocking. Don’t bother unless it has been stocked.
Trout Hike – Great Seneca Creek (MD – Black Rock Road Downstream)
A good place to go right after stocking.
Trout Hike – Great Seneca Creek (Black Rock Downstream)
I was stunned to discover 16 miles of stocked trout water in GAITHERSBURG!