Dates Below / 6-11pm (Midnight in June, July & August) / $5* per person
Centennial Park South - Check in by 7pm at the Boat Launch
See the tabs below for complete details!
*$5 per person fee for each date is for after-hours access to the park to fish only. Everyone in the park after hours on Nite Bite dates must pay the $5 fee, including non-fishing parents/guardians (no spectators at this time).
Registration/check-in closes and all participants must be checked in by 7pm. All participants MUST take their temperature prior to coming to the park; anyone with a temperature of 100.4F or higher should stay home and will not be allowed to participate in Nite Bite Fishing. There will be additional screening questions to answer at check-in.
Call 410-313-7275 to register or click the RP number to sign up online - preregistration encouraged as the program is limited to a certain number and may fill quickly!
Learn to fish for the first time or brush up on your skills using our equipment at a Nite Bite Fishing Clinic on select dates! See tabs below for more information.
Ever wanted to fish Centennial Lake at night? Now's your chance!
Join Howard County Recreation & Parks for a unique opportunity to fish the lake after hours on select dates. Bring your own fishing pole, tackle, bait, bug repellent, flashlight or lantern, chair or boat*. Advance registration is encouraged but on site registration available. Under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult. Just $5 to fish each night, (Drop-in tournaments will return in 2021). More information: Dawn Thomas, 410-313-1754 or email@example.com.
Social distancing rules will be in effect and staff will limit contact with participants. Bring a mask to wear at check-in and plan to keep distance from other anglers. Boats are welcome! No spectators at this time - $5 fee required for everyone in the park after hours during Nite Bite Fishing, including non-fishing parents/guardians.
All participants should take their temperature before coming to the park. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4F or higher should stay home and will not be allowed to participate. Additional health screening questions will be asked at check-in.
Know before you go - Call the program status line at 410-313-4451 (option 1 then option 4) to see if the event is still running as scheduled.
* All boats must meet Maryland DNR requirements and must have the proper lights - see Rules tab for more information.