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7/1/2015 - 07.01.15 Howard County announces 2015 “Community Sports Hall of Fame” induction class READ MORE
6/25/2015 - 06.25.15 Executive Kittleman to open Howard Astronomical League Observatory at Alpha Ridge Park READ MORE
4/22/2015 - 04.22.15 Robinson Nature Center to celebrate International Astronomy Day READ MORE
4/10/2015 - 04.10.15 Executive Kittleman officially opens Belmont Manor & Historic Park READ MORE
3/11/2015 - 03.11.15 Howard County Robinson Nature Center celebrates Anne Robinson’s 100th birthday READ MORE
1/26/2015 - 01.26.15 Howard County’s Middle Patuxent Environmental Area to benefit from grant targeting stormwater pollution READ MORE
1/26/2015 - 01.26.15 Howard County seeks nominees for annual “Community Sports Hall of Fame” READ MORE
12/4/2014 - 12.4.14 Department of Recreation & Parks Announces Additions to 2014-2015 Deer Management Program READ MORE
11/18/2014 - 11.18.14 County Executive Ken Ulman Announces that Playing Fields at Blandair Park Now Named for Delegate Frank Turner READ MORE
12/20/2013 - 12.20.13 Recreation & Parks Advisory Board Solicits Public Comment on Revised Athletic Field Upgrades Proposed For East Columbia Library Park Site READ MORE


Fishing Tournaments & Events

Spring Fishing Tournament 


Spring Fishing Tournament

May 7, 2016
Centennial Park South
Boat Dock/Concession Area
Click Here for details! 

Nite Bite Fishing logo 

Nite Bite Fishing &
Tournament Series

One night a month
March through October
Centennial Park South
Boat Launch/Ramp
Click Here for details! 

Fishing Classes

Junior Anglers
5-13 yrs  /  3 classes starting May 14  / $50
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 
RP9153.301   6-7:30 PM    Th

Let's Go Fishing! (Parent/Child)
6-12 yrs  /  2 classes, start dates below  / $25
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 
RP9152.303    May 11   6-7:30 PM    M

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! 

Looking for Fishing Camps?

Click here for more information on Fishing Camp and the
Ultimate Fishing Tour this Summer!

For more information on fishing programs and camps,
Dawn Thomas, 410-313-4623.