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Fishing At The Potomac River

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, white catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, green sunfish, longear sunfish, pumpkinseed sunfish, redbreast sunfish, white perch, yellow perch, striped bass and muskie on The Potomac River in Washington DC.
Potomac River, DC

A virtual fish factory, The Potomac River runs the western border of the district, from north to south. This DC section of the river has nearly 50 miles of shoreline, with access for boating at several boat launch ramps located on both the west and east side of the river. Fishing enthusiasts are drawn here to fish for bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, sunfish, perch, muskie and striped bass. While there are no campgrounds nearby, there is plenty of lodging options in the area. There are plenty of park areas for fishing from the bank, but boats are the ideal way to locate the fish. Kayaks, canoes and all types of fishing boats can enhance your day of fishing. Potomac River fishing guides can help you locate fish as well as provide all the gear and expertise. Marinas, stores and restaurants are all convenient to enhance a day on the water.

Primary fish species residing in The Potomac River

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Blue catfish White catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Bluegill Green Sunfish Longear Sunfish Pumpkinseed Sunfish Redbreast Sunfish White Perch Yellow Perch Striped bass Muskie

The Potomac River Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NO
RV Hookups: NO
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Click here for a Washington DC Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

There are no RV parks or campgrounds at The Potomac in DC.

The Potomac River DC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information
National Mall and Memorial Parks
900 Ohio Drive SW
Washington, DC 20024
202 426-6841

 

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The Potomac River in Washington DC.

Information about fishing lakes in Washington DC

Fishing for bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, sunfish, perch, muskie and striped bass along the western border of DC.

Fishing on The Potomac River.