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Trout Hike – Hogcamp Branch

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Hogcamp Branch looks great!  We saw it on the way down to fish on the Rose.  While it is right next to a heavily used hiking trail with many, many hikers on it, we did not see anyone with a fishing rod. 

We got there by stopping at Fisher’s Gap on the Skyline Drive and walking down the long road.  However, it looks like you can stop much closer from the map and just follow the signs to Dark Hollow Falls.

Typical view of Hogcamp – decent flow and plenty of pools

Dick checking out one of the pools – you can see the trout suspended just waiting to be caught.  Note the steepness of the trail.  This is a fairly abrupt area as you can see from the map.

Unless stated otherwise, this article was authored by Steve Moore

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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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