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Ribbon Cutting was a Success at Newtown Park Pier in Pocomoke City, MD




On June 5, 2021, Worcester County Commissioners Ted Elder and Josh Nordstrom, Parks Superintendent Jacob Stephens, and incoming Chief Administrative Officer Weston Young, cut the ribbon for the new fishing pier at Newtown Park in Pocomoke to kick off the festivities for the 2nd annual fishing derby.

Fishing Pier Ribbon Cutting

During the 2nd annual fishing derby, which recently took place at the new fishing pier, the trophy for the largest fish caught by a girl went to Nora, who landed a 10.5-inch fish.

Nora Caught a 10.5 inch fish

The trophy for the most fish caught by a boy, during the 2nd annual fishing derby at the new Newtown Park Pier in Pocomoke, went to Gunner for landing 18 fish.

Gunner Caught 18 fish

More than 100 youth and adults attended the festivities, which kicked off with a ribbon cutting for the new pier, which is open daily and is an ideal fishing spot. The pier is open to those of all ages daily and is an ideal fishing spot.

Permitted activities at the pond include kayaking, canoeing, and paddle boarding. However, swimming and ice skating are strictly prohibited.

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