The Garrett County Ice Fishing Contest, sponsored by Deep Creek Outfitters Hardware and Bait House and the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is in full swing.  Weekly winners are awarded a certificate, and certificates are also awarded for the season’s largest catches of bluegill, brown trout, chain pickerel, crappies, largemouth and smallmouth bass, northern pike, rainbow trout, walleye and yellow perch.  To enter the contest, enter your catch at Deep Creek Outfitters Hardware and Bait House at 32 Outfitters Way, McHenry, MD.  The ice fishing contest occurs as long as the lake has sufficient ice cover.  Happy Fishing!!!

Winners for the week ending March 8, 2014:

Yellow Perch: 1 lb. 12 oz.; 14” caught by Henry Sines of Friendsville, MD
Crappie
: 1 lb.; 12” caught by Matthew Artice of Accident, MD

Winners for week ending February 22, 2014

Walleye: 2 lb. 4 oz.; 18 1/2” caught by John Tharp of McHenry, MD
Yellow Perch: 1 lb. 8 oz.; 13 3/4”  caught by Matthew Artice of McHenry, MD

Winner for week ending February 8, 2014:

Brown Trout: 6 lb. 6 oz.; 27” caught by Bryan Weimer of Frostburg, MD

Winner for week ending February 1, 2014:

 Walleye: 9 lb. 8 oz.; 28 1/2” caught by Chris Williams of Friendsville

Winner for week ending January 25, 2014:

 Yellow Perch: 1 lb. 8 oz.; 14 1/2” caught by Rob Duncan of Severna Park, MD

Winner for week ending January 4, 2014:

Northern Pike: 16 lb. 4 oz.; 38” caught by William Sines  of Friendsville, MD.