Friday, November 18, 2016

Beaver Creek Public Access (Maryland)

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently acquired 6.5 acres along Beaver Creek in Washington County.

“This acquisition will provide anglers enhanced and improved access to Beaver Creek, a unique spring-fed creek environment that supports an excellent fishery for wild brown trout,” said Fishing and Boating Services Director David Blazer. “The limestone stream provides an excellent year-round fishery for residents and visitors alike.”

Located downstream from the Albert M. Powell State Fish Hatchery in Hagerstown, the new area will provide public access to Beaver Creek for catch and release fly-fishing.

The Program Open Space acquisition provides increased public access to nearly half of the current one-mile special trout management area, which was previously private land.

Beaver Creek is a tributary to Antietam Creek.

source: Maryland Department of Natural Resources