The Garrett County 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.  Our fishing contest runs from the first weekend in May through the first weekend in October.  Happy Fishing! 

Winners for the week ending August 15, 2015:


Largemouth Bass: 2 lbs.; 15”                       caught by Levi Stephan of Irwin, PA

Bluegill: 12 oz.; 9”                                          caught by Ashlymn Stephan of Irwin, PA


 Winners for the week ending July 25, 2015:


Walleye: 4.8 lbs.; 24”                         caught by Ronald Johnson of Bentlyville, PA

Small Mouth Bass: 1.8 lbs.; 15”       caught by Maclain Clements of Oakland, MD      


Winner for the week ending July 4, 2015:


Crappie: 1.4 lbs.; 13.5”                      caught by Wendy Engelhaupt of Monkton, MD



Winners for the week ending June 20, 2015:


Largemouth Bass: 5.52 lbs.; 23.5”   caught by Phil Warnick of Oakland, MD

Bluegill: 1 lb.; 10.5”                               caught by Bethany Mitchell of Gibsonia, PA