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Fishing

Fishing Tournaments & Events

Spring Fishing Tournament 

 

Spring Fishing Tournament

May 7, 2016
Centennial Park South
Boat Dock/Concession Area
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Nite Bite Fishing logo 

Nite Bite Fishing &
Tournament Series

One night a month
March through October
Centennial Park South
Boat Launch/Ramp
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Jordan Craig Hock
Memorial Fishing Derby

Returning Summer 2016!
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Fishing Classes have wrapped up for 2014
Check back in the Spring for new classes!

NEW! Adult Fishing Clinic
18 yrs+ / Dates below / $15
New anglers learn to cast, identify fish, rig a pole, tie knots, and much more. No experience necessary and all equipment and bait is provided.
Centennial Park South - Pavilion E 

Junior Anglers
5-12 yrs  /  3 classes starting Sep 17  / $40
New young anglers, come learn to rig a pole, cast, identify fish, tie knots and much more!  No experience necessary - all equipment and bait is provided.  This class is a great way to make friends and swap fish stories while learning a new lifelong outdoor skill.
Centennial Park South - Pavilion E 

Let's Go Fishing! (Parent/Child)
6-12 yrs  /  2 classes, start dates below  / $29
This fishing class for beginners focuses on rigging a pole, casting, fish identification, knot tying and much more!  No experience necessary - all equipment and bait is provided.  This class is a great way to spend quality family time together while learning a new lifelong skill.
Centennial Park South - Pavilion E 

All Anglers age sixteen (16) and older must have a current
fishing license for all programs and events.  For more information on fishing in Maryland, check out the Maryland Fishing Guide from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources!
 

All programs are catch & release, and detailed information will be emailed to class participants within a week of the program start date. 

Want some tips on fishing for beginners?  Visit the Take Me Fishing page from the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation! 

For more information on fishing programs and camps,
contact
Dawn Thomas, 410-313-1754.