Allegany & Garrett Counties
For special questions about these areas, call 301-334-8218.
Broadford Lake -Located in Garrett Co. It is 140 acres. Fish species include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, panfish, and tiger muskie.
Deep Creek Lake - Located 10 mi. NE of Oakland in Garrett Co. It is a six-square mile man-made lake. Some of the fish species are bass, trout, walleye and panfish.
Savage River Tailwater Trophy Trout Fishing Area - Runs through Savage River State Forest in Garrett Co., SW of Frostburg. Call 410-962-7687 for flow conditions or visit the USGS website. Fish species include brook trout and brown trout.
Casselman River Delayed Harvest Trout Fishing Area - At Grantsville in Garrett County. Extremely popular, delayed harvest for stocked rainbow and brown trout.
Piney Reservoir - Located at Frostburg in Garrett County. Fish species include largemouth bass, yellow perch, tiger muskie, rainbow trout, panfish.
Youghiogheny Reservoir - Maryland access is reached from the ACOE Mill Run Campground access point on Mill Run Road. Fish species include largemouth bass and smallmouth bass, chain pickerel, northern pike, yellow perch, brown trout and rainbow trout. Contact number: 301- 334 - 8218.
Youghiogheny River Catch and Release Trout Fishing Area - Fish species include brown trout and rainbow trout. Call 301- 334 - 8218 or contact Deep Creek Hydroelectric Power Plant for release information at 315-413-2823.
North Branch Potomac River - (see local maps for directions to Lostland Run, MD and Barnum, WV.) Call 410-962-7687 for flow conditions or visit the USGS website. Fish species include brown trout, brook trout, rainbow trout, smallmouth bass.
Rocky Gap Lake (a.k.a. Lake Habeeb) - Located in Allegany County Off I-68, 5 mi. E of Cumberland. Species include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappie, channel catfish, brown trout, rainbow trout, and sunfish. Contact Rocky Gap State Park, (301) 722-1480.
Town CreekDelayed Harvest - Approx. I mi. From Oldtown. A portion lies within Green Ridge State Forest, 301-478-3124. Fish species include brown trout, rainbow trout, smallmouth bass, rock bass, and redbreast sunfish.