Green Ridge State Forest

Father and son fishing in Green Ridge State ForestRecreation - Fishing

Angling is promoted within the forest. Fishing opportunities at Green Ridge include the Potomac River where bass, catfish, muskellunge, and sunfish are sought. Put and take trout fishing is popular on Fifteen Mile Creek, Sidling Hill Creek, and White Sulphur and Orchard ponds during the spring. Town Creek also offers a special management delayed harvest trout fishing program.

For regulations, creel limits and special management areas, consult the Maryland Freshwater Sportfishing Guide available at: or contact the Western Maryland Fisheries Office at (301) 334-8218.​​