Vendor Spotlight: Backwater Angler

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Backwater Angler is located at 107 Mt. Carmel Rd Ste. 106 Parkton, MD 21120

The shop has been in town as long as coldwater has been pulled through Pretty Boy Dam and was formerly owned by Wally Vait as On the Fly.

Backwater Angler is a full service fly shop thirty-five minutes from downtown Baltimore, Maryland and steps from the Gunpowder river. The Gunpowder is a tailwater fishery located in Baltimore county that supports a nationally recognized stream-bred population of wild brown trout. The first seven miles of river is managed by the state as a catch and release, artificials only section the remaining 11 miles downstream also contain wild trout and are managed as a two fish a day any method wild trout water and a five fish a day stocked water.

Backwater Angler is proud to offer a top-notch fly fishing guide service that specializes in the pursuit of wild brown trout on Maryland’s Gunpowder River.The fly fishing guide service also focuses on other Maryland trout fishing destinations such as Morgan Run, Big Hunting Creek, Savage River, Potomac, North Branch of the Potomac, Youghiogheny, Casselman, and Beaver Creek.

Stop by and see Theaux at the Maryland Fly Fishing Show




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