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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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One of the charms of Fletcher’s Cove is that much of what one experiences here has remained unchanged for generations ...

I dare say that if a person walked through a time-portal from the late 1800s and emerged at Fletcher’s, he or she might feel quite at home. The “horseless carriages” would be fascinating. The swooshing jets and rumbling helicopters certainly would be frightening. But the human experience, the essential soul of the place, would be comfortably familiar. The natural qualities as well, the view out upon the water, the wildlife, the C&O Canal and the fishing all would be pieces of a finished puzzle in the eyes of our time traveler.
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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