Trout – Elk Lick (MD – Savage Watershed)

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Approximate Boundary: 39.60175,-79.08742 to 39.620202,-79.113114 (2.41 miles)

Tumbling 556 feet across its 2.4 mile course inside theSavage River State Forest, the creek does not pause to create many fishable pools. Look for the start of the State property on Elk Lick Road and pull off at the campsite located just northwest of the Park border.

From there, walk over to the stream and slide down the ten foot tall bank to reach the water’s edge. It is not wide and the terrain only allocates five to ten feet to hold the streambed. The hillside is steep; prepare to sweat to find a fishable pool.

Directions: From Westernport, take MD 135 west towards Bloomington. Turn right onto Savage River Road.

Access Point: Elk Lick Campsite (39.60175,-79.08742)

Secrets Revealed? No. This is a very public location that is documented in the Maryland DNR website.

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Unless stated otherwise, this article was authored by Steve Moore

Disclaimer and Warning:  The contents of this site reflect the opinion of the author and you, the reader, must exercise care in the use and interpretation of this information.  Fishing is a dangerous sport.  You can slip and fall on rocks and sustain severe injury.  You can drown.  You can get hooks caught in your skin, face, eyes or other sensitive places.  All sorts of bad things can happen to you when to go into the woods to visit the places documented here.  Forests, streams and lakes are wild areas and any number of bad things can happen.  You must make your own judgment in terms of acceptable behavior and risk and not rely on anything posted here.  I disclaim all liability and responsibility for any actions you take as a result of reading the articles on this site.  If you do not agree with this, you should not read anything posted on this site.

Disclaimer and Warning:  The contents of this site reflect the opinion of the author and you, the reader, must exercise care in the use and interpretation of this information.  Fishing is a dangerous sport.  You can slip and fall on rocks and sustain severe injury.  You can drown.  You can get hooks caught in your skin, face, eyes or other sensitive places.  All sorts of bad things can happen to you when to go into the woods to visit the places documented here.  Forests, streams and lakes are wild areas and any number of bad things can happen.  You must make your own judgment in terms of acceptable behavior and risk and not rely on anything posted here.  I disclaim all liability and responsibility for any actions you take as a result of reading the articles on this site.  If you do not agree with this, you should not read anything posted on this site.

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