Spring Fishing Tournament


Event Info


Spring Fishing Tournament

1st Saturday in May
Centennial Park South 
Boat Dock/Concession Area

5 years +

See tabs below for complete information and registration details!

Spring Fishing Tourn logo

General Information

Fish at Centennial Lake. Participants can cast from shore or bring their own boat to fish the lake.  Electric motors only are permitted on Centennial Lake.

5-13 year olds receive a "goodie bag" and are eligible for random prize drawings and awardsParents must accompany children at all times.

Awards are given to three largest fish in each category (5 yrs+):  Bass, Bluegill, Catfish, Crappie & Trout.  Prize money for 14 yrs+ winners.

All Anglers age sixteen (16) and older must have a current fishing license.
Day of Tournament Announcements will be made from the Concession Dock loudspeaker and via 2-way radio. If you own a 2-way FRS radio, please bring it with you for tournament announcements such as ending time reminders, awards and random drawings. Need more info? Call Dawn Thomas, 410-313-1754.

Click here for a PDF of the Spring Fishing Tournament Rules

Click here for a printable PDF of the Spring Fishing Tournament flier (coming soon!)


Registration opens in late February/early March. Call 410-313-7275 to register or click the RP numbers to sign up online (links active when registration is open)!

RP9151.711  5-13 yrs  9am-Noon   $20

RP9151.721  14 yrs +  6am-1pm    $30

Pre-registered participants receive a free event T-shirt.  On-site Registration available the day of the tournament - check in at the Adventure Shack/Concession docks. 

2018 Tournament Results

Congratulations to the 2018 Tournament winners:

Youth anglers (5-13 yrs):

1st Place Trout:  Johanna McCartney, 0.49 lbs, 12"

1st Place Bluegill:  Aaron Gardner, 0.56 lbs, 9 1/4"
2nd Place Bluegill:  Lucas Aguilera, 0.56 lbs, 9" 
3rd Place Bluegill:  Jacob Jensen, 0..47 lbs, 8 5/8"

1st Place Bass:  Drew Sawyer, 1.01 lbs, 14 1/4"
2nd Place Bass:  Mallory Bellows, 1 lb, 13 11/16" (Mallory has won a trophy two years in a row!)
3rd Place Bass:  Tyler Dinan, 0.45 lbs, 10 5/8" 


Adult anglers (14 yrs+):

1st Place Trout:  Henry Davis, 0.6 lbs, 12 1/8"
2nd Place Trout:  Charlie Davis, 0.59 lbs, 11 3/4"
3rd Place Trout:  Henry Davis, 0.58 lbs, 12 1/2"

1st Place Crappie:  Adam Krauss, 0.84 lbs, 11 1/2"
2nd Place Crappie:  Sam Papa, 0.81 lbs, 11 5/8"
3rd Place Crappie:  John Puffenberger, 0.69 lbs, 11 1/4"

1st Place Bluegill:  Alex McKay, .56 lbs, 9 5/8"
2nd Place Bluegill:  Nicholas DeYoung, 0.5 lbs, 9"
3rd Place Bluegill:  Linda Confer, 0.47 lbs, 8 7/8"

1st Place Bass:  Lloyd Williams IV, 5.61 lbs, 22"
2nd Place Bass:  Chad Simpson, 3.23 lbs, 19 7/8"
3rd Place Bass:  Matthew Cole, 2.44 lbs, 17"

Here are the Adult and Youth winners in the Bass category:

Adult Bass winner Lloyd Williams IV Youth Bass winner Drew Sawyer

2017 Tournament Results

Despite some occasional rain and a little wind, the 2017 Spring Fishing Tournament went on as scheduled!  Congratulations to the 2017 Tournament winners:

Youth anglers (5-13 yrs):

1st Place Trout:  Sophie Shenton, 0.52 lbs, 11 3/4"

1st Place Crappie:  Mallory Bellows, 0.52 lbs, 10 1/4"

1st Place Bluegill:  Nathan Farris, 0.63 lbs, 9 1/4"
2nd Place Bluegill:  Mallory Bellows, 0.44 lbs, 8 1/2" 
3rd Place Bluegill:  Vincent Santiago, 0.33 lbs, 7 3/4"

1st Place Bass:  Ezra Agboli, 1.34 lbs, 14 3/4"
2nd Place Bass:  Mallory Bellows, 0.79 lbs, 12 1/2" 
3rd Place Bass:  Nicholas DeYoung, 0.62 lbs, 11 1/2" 


Adult anglers (14 yrs+):

1st Place Trout:  Donald Carter, 0.70 lbs, 12 1/2"
2nd Place Trout:  Carl Maxin, 0.63 lbs, 12 3/4" 
3rd Place Trout:  Scott Shenton, 0.54 lbs, 11 3/4"

1st Place Crappie:  John Puffenberger, 0.72 lbs, 12 1/2"
2nd Place Crappie:  Eugene Bryant, 0.68 lbs, 10 3/4" 
3rd Place Crappie:  John Puffenberger, 0.66 lbs, 11 1/4"

1st Place Bluegill:  Marcus Austin, 1.06 lbs, 11 1/2"
2nd Place Bluegill:  Chris Cook, 0.79 lbs, 10 1/2" 
3rd Place Bluegill:  Debbie Rippeon, 0.56 lbs, 9 1/2"

1st Place Bass:  Chad Simpson, 3.19 lbs, 19 1/4""
2nd Place Bass:  Woodie Lynott, 3.14 lbs, 19 1/4" 
3rd Place Bass:  William Gordon, 2.71 lbs, 17 1/4" 

Past years

2015 Tournament winners on Flickr:

2015 Spring Fishing Tournament Winners

Click here for a photo gallery of the 2014 Tournament!