Jeff Degitz, Director of Carroll County Recreation and Parks announced the 2017 winner of the 3rd annual Big Fish Contest at Piney Run Park in open session today. The 2017 winner is David Neuwiller and the fish was a striped bass that measured 39” and weighed 26.2 lbs, the largest fish caught at the park during the 2017 season. The contest ran for the length of the open season (April 1 – October 31, 2017) with the prize going to the person who catches the largest fish of any species during that time period.

The Board of County Commissioners presented Mr. Neuwiller with a $1,000 check and a framed photo of the winning fish during Positively Carroll. Join us in congratulating David Neuwiller for his persistence and skill at catching the largest fish at Piney Run Park.