Fishing Creek Watershed

The Fishing Creek watershed is the third largest watershed in Calvert County, covering 13,278 acres. The watershed has roughly 26 miles of stream in it, with over 8 species of fish living in its waters. Our survey site was located midway down Hardesty Road, where the road crosses over Fishing Creek itself.

2022 Calvert Stream Survey

Collection SiteDateTeacherSchoolScoreQual RatingCaddisflies (except net spinners)MayfliesStonefliesRiffle BeetlesGilled SnailsDobsonflies (Hellgrammites)ScudsCrane FliesDamselfliesDragonfliesCrayfishAquatic sowbugsCommon net spinning CaddisfliesAquatic WormsBlack FliesMidge FliesLunged SnailsLeechesRat-Tailed Maggot# of species found
Fishing Creek12/2/2022CarterWHMS16Fairxxxxxxxx8
Fishing Creek12/2/2022CarterWHMS17Goodxxxxxxxxx9
Fishing Creek12/2/2022CarterWHMS12Fairxxxxxx6
Fishing Creek12/5/2022CarterWHMS14Fairxxxxxxx7
Fishing Creek12/5/2022CarterWHMS14Fairxxxxxxxx8
Fishing Creek12/5/2022HarrisWHMS14Fairxxxxxxxx8
Fishing Creek12/6/2022HarrisWHMS13Fairxxxxxxx7
Fishing Creek12/6/2022HarrisWHMS18Goodxxxxxxxxx9
Fishing Creek12/6/2022HarrisWHMS23Excellentxxxxxxxxxxx11
Fishing Creek12/7/2022MillerVirtual12Fairxxxxxx6