Lower Potomac River

District of Columbia - District Of Columbia


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The Potomac River starts in Fairfox Stone, West Virginia and runs for 400 miles, until its drains into the Chesapeake Bay. The lower section runs from Washington, DC with its tidal fresh waters, to the midrange salinities of the Chesapeake Bay at Point L...

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Lower Potomac River Fishing Reports

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  1. THEY ARE BACK!!! NIGHT FISHING IN DC WAS FUN! CHECK IT UP: https://youtu.be/YbYE6zt5RSg

    8 lb. Blue Catfish with a chicken Jell-O

  2. What up you all, Here is our video of the 30lbs blue catfish from Saturday morning! Enjoy & share:) No Reel Loss https://youtu.be/jZ9rYGbv3QE

    30 lb. Blue Catfish with a chicken breast

    1. catfish lunker 0
      Thx a lot for the info Steven!
    2. steven Priso 0
      I do think blue catfish still move during the winter and looking for food. I also read they move in schools so chances are if u get a hit, be ready for more shortly ...more after. I recast every 30-40 minutes but u can wait more I would think:). I hope this helps!
    3. sweet catch bro
    4. catfish lunker 0
      hey thanks Steven. do you know if channel catfish move with the tide or if they like to stay at one there place?? Also how long should I wait before bringing my ...more line back in to recast ?? thx
    5. steven Priso 0
      u can fish blue catfish all year long! they might be hidden in deeper water in the winter but I have been doing it no problem. u can use a drop shot or a Carolina ...more rig with chicken breast marinated in Jell-O with garlic, or Jell-O with hotdog, or chicken liver works well too or the best will be live bait (but in the winter it's harder to catch). Good luck, and fish on....
    6. catfish lunker 0
      great catch!! what time of the year is best and how do you fish the bait . thx
    7. catfish lunker 0
      great catch!! what time of the year is best and how do you fish the bait . thx
    8. catfish lunker 0
      great catch!! what time of the year is best and how do you fish the bait . thx
    9. That's huge!!!
    10. steven Priso 0
      thxs!
    11. Scott Sorrell 0
      Nice
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  3. 195 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. Wayne Barnes 0
      I believe that’s a largemouth
  4. Caught on a red/chartreuse jig.

    1 lb. 14 in. Northern Snakehead

  5. Mattawoman creek

    4 lb. 20 in. Largemouth Bass with a chatterbait

  6. My daughter had to get in the pic lol

    40 lb. 5 oz. 37 in. Blue Catfish with a Carp cut bait

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