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The weather today will be scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50 and a low around 31. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 58 and a low around 48. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Sunday will also be mostly sunny, with a high near 71 and a low around 54. West wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Fishing at Deep Creek Lake is beginning to evolve as waters warm up. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, yellow perch, walleye and trout can all be found at this time of year.

A virtual launch event for the New Era PAC will be tomorrow, May 1st.

The Maryland Transportation Authority has launched DriveEzMD: the new home for all road-toll programs in Maryland. While we don’t have any toll roads in Garrett County, I often travel the roads near Baltimore and Washington, DC. and I know our readers do, too.

If you encounter a fawn in the wild, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources advises the public to avoid disturbing it and resist the urge to feed or handle it in any way. Keeping a deer in captivity is against the law in Maryland.

Be sure to make your guess in the April “Where Am I?” contest! It’s an easy chance at a $25 Ace’s Run Gift card!

A huge DCT welcome to Trout’s House Seafood! They always say they “have brought the deliciousness of eastern shore seafood to Deep Creek Lake”. Fresh crabs, fresh fish, crab cakes, steamed shrimp, and more! Live or steamed crabs weekly … call for availability!

🎉 You heard it here first: I will be aiming to launch a revamped Deep Creek Times web design by the end of May! My focus is to make your favorite pages easy to find and easy to read. Stay tuned for more on this over the next few weeks – I will be sure to keep you, dear readers, in the loop!

Note: Some of the DCT website content is pulled in from other sites. One example is the National Weather Service for the radar. Unfortunately, NWS changed their site so I am limited to how I can pull the radar videos onto Deep Creek Times.

Keep Mom in mind! Mom’s Day Giveaway continues with Cashmere Clothing Co through the weekend.

Also, Alpine Lake Resort for Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet: Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict, Roasted Vegetable Frittata with Feta Cheese, Braised London Broil with a Red Wine Reduction, French Toast Bread Pudding Topped with Bourbon Caramel Sauce and more.

Are you planning to attend the Oakland Civic Club’s Everything Goes! Flea Market? TOMORROW at the Pavilion at the Town Parking Lot in Oakland.

Also tomorrow is Derby Day! You may be able to get a last-minute reservation with GLAF for DERBY-TINI at the BORTZ-HILLDOWNS. Tomorrow from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.