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Best Washington DC Fishing Lakes

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Top places to fish for bass, catfish and more in DC.

The Potomac river and Rock Creek are the most popular places for fishing in Washington DC, offering anglers the chance to pursue a variety of fish species.

  • Potomac River
  • Rock Creek

Visit the Washington DC fishing page for links to information covering a wide variety of fish species and local fishing choices in the state. Visit the Washington DC map to identify your best route to these top fishing locations. Look to our sister site for additional information about boating in DC at many of the most popular lakes in the state.

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