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Fishing

Spring Fishing Tournament 

 

May 2, 2015
Centennial Park South
Boat Dock/Concession Area

 

New programs begin Spring 2015!
Check back soon for details!


Nite Bite Fishing
All ages  / $5
Have you ever wanted to fish Centennial Lake at night?  Now’s your chance for only $5!!!!  Join Howard County Recreation and Parks for a unique opportunity to fish the lake after hours.
Visit our Night Fishing page for dates and additional information.
Centennial Park South Boat Launch/Ramp 

Junior Anglers
5-13 yrs  /  3 classes  / $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 

Let's Go Fishing! (Parent/Child)
6-12 yrs  /  2 classes  / $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 

Introduction to Fishing for Adults
18 yrs+  /  2 classes  / $35
New anglers, come learn to cast, identify fish, rig a pole, tie knots and much more.  No experience necessary - all equipment and bait is provided.

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, 410-313-4623.