Piney Run Park will host the 5th Annual Catfish Shootout on Saturday, April 30, 2011, from 4 pm until 10 pm. Entry fee for the tournament is $15/angler. Vehicle Entrance fees are waived for tournament registered participants. Private Boat Launch fee of $8/boat applies and is payable at entrance gate upon entrance into park. All boats (private and rental) must be off the lake by 10:30 pm.

Cash prizes will be awarded for top 3 Catfish weighed in: 1st Place - $200 plus a trophy, 2nd Place - $150 and 3rd place $100. A limited number of row boats are available to rent on a reservation only basis for $20/boat for the tournament.

Pre-Registration is strongly encouraged; please call the Park Office at 410-795-5165 for more information. A registration form can also be obtained online at

The Board of County Commissioners sponsors these and other activities at Piney Run Park and Nature Center through Recreation and Parks. Piney Run Park is located at 30 Martz Road, Sykesville, Maryland. For more information, visit or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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