Catfish Shootout Results – The Catfish Shootout was held on Friday night, May 20th. Cassadi Lewis of Westminster, Maryland won the Trophy and a $200 cash prize for her 2.2 lb Catfish.

Travis Spampinato of Marriottsville, Maryland, took 2nd and 3rd place with a 2 pound Catfish; and a 1.7 pound Catfish; which won him a $150 cash prize and a $100 cash prize respectively.

Regular Season Fishing Tournaments – To register for these tournaments, please visit to print out an entry form or inquire at the Park Gatehouse.

Youth Fishing Derby – Saturday, June 11th, 7 am – 11 am. This exciting event is co-sponsored by the Maryland Coastal Conservation Association. Fishing, education, instruction and safety demos by experienced volunteers will be available on site to participants. Registration fee is $5 per angler for ages 15 and under.

Registration form can be found online at or at the Piney Run gatehouse.

Bass Fishing Tournaments
I) Friday, June 17th, 6pm – 11 pm
II) Saturday, August 13th 6 am – 12 noon

Post Season Fishing Tournament – Friday, November 11th 6 pm – 11 pm. This tournament will be featured in the Fall 2016 Program Guide at in Late August.

NON-TOURNAMENT Late Night Fishing Events are the FIRST Friday of every month (April through October) and the lake is open until 12 midnight. Regular Park Entrance Fees Apply.

BIGGEST FISH CONTEST– This contest runs April – October 2016 and the largest recorded legal fish from Piney Run Lake will win $1,000! Current Leader is Mike Hoshall with an 8.6 pound Striped Bass.