View 22 photos of this 2 bed, 1 bath, 1120 sqft. The projects will focus primarily on headwater tributaries of the South Branch of the Potomac, and on tributaries of the Cacapon River. build. Cacapon Mountain, at 2,300 feet, is the dominant scenic feature within the Park. The Cacapon and Lost River system is the easternmost stronghold for brook trout populations in the state of West Virginia. Trout can be caught on nice, warm winter days. South Branch Potomac River, West Virginia fishing report, rainbow trout fly fishing forecast, fly shop and fishing guides, and fly-fishing weather. Popular attractions Cacapon Resort State Park and Cacapon State Park are located nearby. Levels above 4.0 feet might be dangerous for inexperienced paddlers. The Cacapon River moves north along the eastern flank of Cacapon Mountain (1913 feet/583 m) with Cacapon River Road (West Virginia Secondary Route 14) paralleling it to its west. Thanks, -Sean. 1 mi. 6,000 acres includes 20 miles of hiking trails, 18 hole golf course, lake for swimming and fishing, and horseback riding. My wife and I stay at a cottage on the Cacapon River every year. Fly fishing on the Elk River is good all year round. Besides fishing, you can swim in the lake and hike at one of the many trails around the park. Pets are welcome to join you. We have fishing poles and 3 kayaks (available to rent), as well as a bbq grill. Pound for pound, this has to be one of the most athletic freshwater species in South Africa, and my strike turned into a frantic riverside scramble as I tried to stay connected to the fish. We have been looking at the 9 mile stretch from the Rt 127 bridge to Cacapon Crossings. secrets. From its emergence, the Cacapon River creates a horseshoe bend shaped gap through Sandy Ridge and flows east paralleling West Virginia Route 55/West Virginia Route 259 to its north. Throughout this stretch, the Cacapon River is also joined by sections of the old Winchester and Western Railroad grade. Bring your fishing pole, kayak, and your bathing suit to enjoy this deep swimming hole in the river. [4], The Board on Geographic Names decided on "Cacapon River" in 1916 as the river's official name and spelling. We have a huge wrap around screen porch. Articles on this site are out of date since some go back to 2006. The beds are comfy, the kitchen is well stocked and the bathroom was completely remodeled in April of 2019. The 125-mile long Cacapon & Lost River Valley is known for its striking scenery, excellent fishing and hunting, diverse wildlife, and fine Via the Potomac River, its waters are part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, leading to the Atlantic Ocean.The Little Cacapon enters the Potomac at an elevation of 499 feet (152 m) near the community of Little Cacapon. 55, north of Wardensville. Cacapon on the fly Showing 1-13 of 13 messages. The GPS coordinates for this Stream are 39.6203706 (latitude), -78.2827869 (longitude) and the approximate elevation is 413 feet (126 meters) above sea level. View a … May 27, 2014 - Cacapon River Details: Smallmouth Bass with a with 10 pound test line fishing with a rebel crawfish crank bait Throwin my crank bait in pools and back eddies in any where from 2 to 4 feet of water I would let it sit for about 10 seconds after my cast and that's where ...more I would get most of my using a medium retrieve with some jerks and a lot of pauses. The Little Cacapon River is a 25.1-mile-long (40.4 km) free-flowing tributary of the Potomac River in the center of Hampshire County, West Virginia. 127 bridge at Forks of Cacapon (Google directions below). Then continue on to Slanesville and turn right into Rt 127. The Cacapon and Lost River lies just over 100 miles west of Washington D.C., tucked away in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle. Cacapon River Adventures One Life. Popular attractions Cacapon Resort State Park and Cacapon State Park are located nearby. 3 Star Fatty Day! After passing under the WV 9 and old Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bridges, the Cacapon River joins the Potomac. So if fishing is your passion, pack up your gear and head on over! The take-out is at the Rt. Re: Cacapon on the fly: N Elgas: 12/19/18 6:45 AM: I have a cabin on it and have fished it for the last 30 years. $75 additional per person for private water Float fishing: $400 half-day 5hrs. As the third largest tributary of the Potomac River, the Cacapon and Lost River is an American Heritage River. It flows through terrain that is only partially accessible by vehicle. From Capon Bridge, the Cacapon River is bounded to its east by Bear Garden Mountain (1572 feet/479 m). It is met by Dillons Run from its west and traversed by a bridge of the Northwestern Turnpike (U.S. Route 50), from which Capon Bridge takes its name. Little Cacapon River West Virginia fishing map and location information: Little Cacapon River is a Stream in Hampshire County, West Virginia and can be found on the Paw Paw USGS topo map. Turn south on Sandy Hollow Road. Via the Potomac River, its waters are part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, leading to the Atlantic Ocean.The Little Cacapon enters the Potomac at an elevation of 499 feet (152 m) near the community of Little Cacapon. Go about 5 miles to the bridge over the Cacapon river just before Bloomery. First of all, the park was clean and well cared for. The headwaters of the Cacapon River, known as the Lost River, is 31.1 miles (50.1 km) long[2] and receives water from a watershed covering 178 square miles (460 km2). One River. 50 bridge as it crosses the Cacapon River (Google Directions below). Shortly after its confluence with Sine Run, the Cacapon River continues north into Hampshire County. Access sites are listed from south to north. This home was built in 2009 and last sold on 2/8/2019 for $240,000. © 2021 Fishidy. The 125-mile long Cacapon & Lost River Valley is known for its striking scenery, excellent fishing and hunting, diverse wildlife, and fine canoeing & kayaking. Cacapon River Adventures One Life. Above five feet at the South Fork SB Gauge (Moorfield) is likely too high (nearby drainage). Our rustic river cabin is just feet from the beautiful Cacapon river. Sign in to your account to find other friends and anglers who are using Fishidy. The Cacapon River meanders through West Virginia, just west of the panhandle area. The river's stretch through Bubbling Spring is a popular location for summer river camps which consist of cottages, trailers, and campers on narrow river lots. The Bluestone River Gorge at Pipestem Resort State Park is the perfect place for a guided trout fishing experience and offers a real wilderness adventure you won’t find anywhere else. (drinks and snacks) $350 full day 8hrs. This stretch of the Cacapon River is also mostly undeveloped and forested with the exception of a gated community, The Crossings, located between the WV 127 bridge and Largent. Alternate Fishing Times: 12:00AM to 12:00AM. Float fishing is popular on the Cacapon. Cacapon on the fly: Sean Steele: 12/19/18 6:33 AM: Does anyone have experience with or recommendations for fishing the Cacapon River in West (By God) VA? So if fishing is your passion, pack up your gear and head on over! The Cacapon River (locally / k ə ˈ k eɪ p ən / kə-KAY-pən; meaning Medicine Waters), located in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle region, is an 81.0-mile-long (130.4 km) river known for its fishing, boating, wildlife, and scenery. After all, we all forget gear from time to time. Little Cacapon River West Virginia fishing map and location information: Little Cacapon River is a Stream in Hampshire County, West Virginia and can be found on the Paw Paw USGS topo map. Fishing in the Potomac and Cacapon Rivers. It continues its meandering course northeast between Sideling Hill and Little Mountain until Fisher's Bridge where it is joined to its east by the western flanks of Cacapon Mountain. The venue is suitable for beginners learning to flyfish, as the wading is easy to moderate. PSA on north side of bridge on the left. Discover genuine guest reviews for Right on the River along with the latest prices and availability – book now. Weather conditions are … The Cacapon River, located in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle region, is an 81-mile-long river known for its bountiful fishing, boating, wildlife, and scenery. From Yellow Spring, the river flows by Camps Rim Rock and White Mountain. (drinks and snacks) $350 full day 8hrs. In one of the breaks in the weather, I found myself a well used turnout off Rt 9 north of the Forks of Cacapon. View a map of this area and more on Natural Atlas. An email address is required to associate with your Fishidy premium subscription. We have fishing poles and 3 kayaks (available to rent), as well as a bbq grill. A day-long float by raft, fly fishing instruction, and lunch for two anglers with a guide/instructor (along with another guide to assist who will following in a canoe/shredder/kayak), on either the Cacapon or South Branch of the Potomac Rivers (predicated on timing and water levels). Tributary streams are listed from south to north. Sometimes we need some expert advice, or we get caught out on the water later than expected. The important thing to remember when angling in summer is that you must maintain a low profile. At Capon Lake, the river is joined by Capon Springs Run and is the site of the historic Capon Lake Whipple Truss Bridge. As part of the Potomac River Watershed, it is an American Heritage River. There are not many places to put-in/take-out along the Cacapon, we chose to make about a 4 hour trip of it by putting in at the RT 50 bridge in Capon Bridge, WV and paddling north to the 127 Bridge near Forks of… The Cacapon River (locally /kəˈkeɪpən/ kə-KAY-pən; meaning Medicine Waters), located in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle region, is an 81.0-mile-long (130.4 km)[2] river known for its fishing, boating, wildlife, and scenery. Rick and I are putting together an overnight float on the Cacapon sometime in June. You may need to work a little harder. Cacapon River West Virginia fishing map and location information: Cacapon River is a Stream in Hampshire County, West Virginia and can be found on the Great Cacapon USGS topo map. Current fly fishing conditions are still good. Fishing North Fork Little Cacapon River, WV on 10/19/2020 will be best from 12:00AM through 12:00AM. Inquiries through Mr. Erwin, John Street, Castlederg, or N.M.Fishing tackle at 9 Alexander Place, Sion Mills. Waites Run, a tributary draining some of the western slopes of Great North Mountain enters the Cacapon River near the bridge on Rt. Enjoy a spa tub, onsite parking, and an arcade/game room. Best Fishing Times: 12:00AM to 12:00AM. Our guests praise the WiFi and the comfy beds in our reviews. Air temp was 90 and sunny and water was in the high 50s and clear and a dirty with poor visibility in slow parts of the river. The calm waters and sun’s ability to cast shadows easily make it more difficult to avoid disturbing the water. Each month, from March to November of 2020, KCCI will host an activity along the Cacapon River watershed — from Wardensville to Capon Bridge to Great Cacapon, West Virginia. All Rights Reserved. Major tributaries are listed in bold. Wade fishing . (1 or 2 people) lunch is included. One Family. Expect warmer stream temperatures throughout the week, but fishability will soon depend on the possibility of rainfall. This year the river was a raging torrent due to heavy rain in the area. While Cacapon Resort State Park can get busy in the summer, it’s a wonderful place for a family “daycation”or a mini-retreat. single family home located at 67 Tranquil Way, Great Cacapon, WV, 25422 on sale now for $155000. [citation needed]. Best Fishing Times near North Fork Little Cacapon River. Find fishing tackle, live bait, fishing guides, fishing charters, campgrounds, and hotels near Cacapon River. What Makes It Great. 127 bridge at the Forks of Cacapon. 50 bridge as it crosses the Cacapon River (Google Directions below). USGS Current … Above five feet at the South Fork SB Gauge (Moorfield) is likely too high (nearby drainage). fish on! Fishing and MH spinning rod, Details: Smallmouth Bass with a black knat, dry fly. Activities: It is then joined by Edwards Run and Cold Stream near the community of Cold Stream. The restrooms were spotless, despite being outside. It meanders through a series of mountain ridges, on one of which, Castle Mountain (1260 feet/384 m), sits the Caudy's Castle rock outcrop. Directions: The put-in is at the Rt. Beautiful Memorial Day weekend float down the riffles of the Cacapon River in WV. I used to lead an annual trip for the Potomac River Smallmouth Club back in the day and the flyrodders in the group generally were … Cacapon River is a river in Capon Bridge, WV in George Washington National Forest, Appalachian Mountains. It is your responsibility to know and obey all regulations and not trespass on private property. I have never fished the Cacapon and have zero knowledge about it. $450 full day 8+ hrs. As part of the Potomac River watershed, it is an American Heritage River. All clients are expected to have a Virginia fishing license and trout stamp as necessary. The put-in is at the Rt. We have a huge wrap around screen porch. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. River levels should be at least two feet on the Great Cacapon Gauge. Part of the C&O canal system this is a great fishing destination. North of Bloomery Pike lies the actual "Forks of Cacapon" where the Cacapon and North Rivers converge. North of Kale Hollow, the Cacapon River is joined to its west by Dillons Mountain (1913 feet/583 m). The North Branch of the Potomac River forms the border between Maryland and West Virginia from it's origin at the Fairfax Stone downstream to it's confluence with the South Branch of the Potomac. At HookandBullet, we make it easy for you to find the fishing related businesses in the area. From Yellow Spring Gap, the river is fed by a run whose source is the "Yellow Spring". West Virginia Route 259 parallels the Cacapon River to its west along the eastern flank of Baker Mountain until the road turns east across the Kenneth Seldon Bridge at Yellow Spring. Re: Cacapon on the fly: N Elgas: 12/19/18 6:45 AM: I have a cabin on it and have fished it for the last 30 years. The GPS coordinates for this Stream are 39.6203706 (latitude), -78.2827869 (longitude) and the approximate elevation is 413 feet (126 meters) above sea level. Air temp was 90 and sunny and water was in the high 50s and clear and a dirty with poor visibility in slow parts of the river. At HookandBullet, we make it easy for you to find the fishing related businesses in the area. As the third largest tributary of the Potomac River, the Cacapon and Lost River is an American Heritage River. He caught the largest smallmouth of the … Sometimes we need some expert advice, or we get caught out on the water later than expected. 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