Fishing on the Anacostia

The Anacostia River is a beautiful place to fish. Fishing has long been a popular sport on the Anacostia River – just be sure to get a license and practice catch and release! It is currently highly advised by the DC Department of Health to limit consumption of fish that you catch from the Anacostia River.

You can get a fishing license online for a small fee from the Department of Energy and Environment website.