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Rose River Farm, Syria (VA) – Trout

Posted on: Monday, April 20th, 2009 in: < 2 hours from DC, Favorite Spots, Trout, Virginia

 

Basics:
Where: Rose River Farm, outside Syria Virginia.
When: Saturday, April 18, 2009 – all day
Water Temperature:   Estimate 42-50 °F
Permits: $85 per person, plus VA fishing permit
Catch: 17 jumbo rainbows 18″-24″ (plus a dozen that broke off my line)
Access: Excellent – hip waders are useful

Patuxent River, Laurel (MD) – Trout

Posted on: Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 in: < 1 hour from DC, < 2 hours from DC, Maryland, Trout

 

Basics:
Where: Patuxent River, Laurel Stretch, near High Ridge Park, Laurel, Maryland
When: Early morning, March 31 2009
Water Temperature:   41°F
Permits: Maryland state permit and trout stamp (subject to closure periods 1,3)
Catch: None
Access: Excellent access via a paved footpath, hip-waders helpful