Fishing derby in Brunswick May 2
The Brunswick Lion’s Club will hold its annual fishing derby from 1 to 3 p.m. May 2 at Lions Merryland Park, 3673 Petersville Road, Rosemont. The derby is for youth ages 3 to 15. Bring your own pole and fishing bait, rain or shine, and fish the well-stocked pond. Prizes will be awarded. There is also a playground area, a covered pavilion with tables and convenient parking. For more information, contact Brunswick Lion Ann Smallwood at 301-834-8897.
Second trout-stocking underway
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is again stocking waterways with trout. On April 19, 1,500 rainbow trout were stocked in Cunningham Falls Lake, near Thurmont. In Washington County, Blairs Valley Lake and Greenbrier Lake each received 1,500 golden and rainbow trout. On April 20, Frank Bentz Pond received 300 rainbows, Rainbow Lake 700 golden and rainbows, Friends Creek received 1,500 golden and rainbow trout and Owens Creek received 1,000 golden and rainbows, all in Frederick County. Fishing licenses and trout stamps are required to fish in stocked waters in Maryland. Details at www.dnr.maryland.gov.
— Susan Guynn