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Deep Creek Lake Anglers Urged to Participate in Northern Pike Survey

Deep Creek Lake angler, Ryan Cooper, with a trophy northern pike.

Deep Creek Lake angler, Ryan Cooper, with his trophy northern pike.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is asking the anglers of Deep Creek Lake to complete a short questionnaire regarding northern pike management. The results will be used to evaluate the need for regulation updates to develop a trophy northern pike fishery in the lake. 

Survey forms are available here or at the following tackle shops: Deep Creek Lake Outfitters, McHenry; The Bassin’ Box, LaVale; Backbone Mountain Sports Shop, Oakland; and Nicklow’s Wholesale Bait, Addison, Pa.

Completed forms are due April 30, 2015 and may be returned to the Department via:

  • Mail: Maryland DNR Fisheries Service; 301 Braddock Road; Frostburg, MD 21532;
  • Fax: with cover letter to: (301)689-7200; or
  • Email: to: (Please include “Northern Pike Survey” in subject line).

Please submit only one survey per angler. Those who have already participated should not complete another survey.