Merkle Wildlife Refuge is open again for fishing!
Come fish with us on 17 July 2021
10:00am to 3:00pm
11704 Fenno Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20072
A favorite CWA fishing destination. Merkle Wildlife Refuge has five ponds open to the public. They contain largemouth bass, bluegill, and other species. Fish from the edge of the ponds. All skill levels encouraged.
You will need a Maryland Fresh Water Fishing License that can be purchased on line at https://compass.dnr.maryland.gov
What To Bring
A 5- or 6- weight rod and reel recommended. Fishing equipment available to borrow. Poppers, streamers, caddis flies, hoppers, and beetles will work. Bring lunch, drinks, shoes that can get wet, change of clothes, sunscreen, bug spray, hat, and sunglasses. Bring a folding chair if you have one.