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Fletchers Boathouse at Fletcher's Cove in Washington, DC
 Welcome to the Boathouse at Fletcher's Cove in Washington, DC

Fletcher’s Boathouse on the Potomac River is open from early March through the Fall.  We rent rowboats, kayaks, canoes and bicycles; we sell fishing licenses, bait, tackle and refreshments.

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Although the Potomac River is still off limits here at the Cove (except for fishing rowboats), we are renting kayaks and canoes on the C&O Canal.

 


"it is time to act if you are a fisherman" ...

How do these weighty words relate to fishing? I’m no cosmologist, but I tell you that it is time to act if you are a fisherman. Take advantage of this fleeting spring moment, the convergence of annual natural elements that produce some of the best angling opportunities in our human universe. Angus Phillips, formally of the Washington Post, used to say that there was no better place he knew of to fish than the Potomac at Fletcher’s in April.
Fishing Reports on the Potomac River at Fletcher's Cove Boathouse

"An Immovable Feast" ...

Old friends add flavor to an annual fish fry by Bill Heavey
(credit to www.fieldandstream.com and A Sportsman's Life)
"An Immovable Feast" ...

NEWS & VIDEOS Fletcher's Cove ...

What's all the fuss about? Watch for yourself fishing videos, kids fishing at Fletcher's as well as well as our Annual Youth Casting Call.
KidFriendly DC fishing at Fletchers Cove Boathouse

I'm always happy to get interesting fishing photos from visitors to Fletcher's Cove ...

especially ones with kids. One of the summer's beauties came from regular angler Matt Murtha, who sent three photos of stripers, walleyes and catfish. Here is what Matt had to say…
Fishing Season at Fletchers Cove

 
 

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