SHOWS Today: Last day of Buck Fever, The Hunting Show at...

Peter Baker's journal

July 26, 1992

SHOWS Today: Last day of Buck Fever, The Hunting Show at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship. Maryland trophy deer contest, bow hunters' contest, seminars and dealer displays. Call (410) 922-5549.

Saturday and Sunday: Call of the Wild benefit sportsmen's outdoors show at the Frederick Fairgrounds. More than 75 displays and demonstrations and hourly lectures by experts on conservation, fly-casting, decoy carving, hunting, fishing, rafting, etc. Admission is $5 for adults, and free for children 16 and under. Proceeds will benefit the Ronald MacDonald House, Hospice and the Frederick County Sheriff's Ranch. Shows opens at 9 a.m. each day.

FISHING

Tomorrow: Get Hooked on Fishing, Not Drugs, four-day fishing clinic and drug education program at Greenbrier State Park in Boonsboro and at Rocky Gap State Park in Flintstone. (Program will be repeated weekly Monday through Thursday, with last program starting Aug. 8.) Call (800) 688-3467 (Greenbrier) or (301) 974-3664 (Rocky Gap).

Tuesday: Public hearing on proposed striped bass regulations for the 1992 fall season -- all of October, plus first three weekends of November, one fish per person per day (two per charter boat customer), size from 18 to 36 inches. 6 p.m. Department of Agriculture in Annapolis.

Wednesday: Monthly meeting of Maryland Fly Anglers at the Ridge Garden Apartments, Old Harford Road and Putty Hill Avenue, 7:30 p.m. Frederick outdoors writer Jim Guilford will speak about Hunting Creek trout fishery and Friends of Hunting Creek Improvement Program. Call (410) 825-2695.

HUNTING

Aug. 6: Registration for Maryland hunter education course at Baltimore County Game and Fish, 4300 Northwind Road, 4-7:30 p.m. Classes to be held Aug. 12, 13, 19, 20 from 7 to 9:30 p.m., and Aug. 22 from 8 a.m. to noon. Call (410) 557-7140.

BOATING

Thursday: Yachting Governor's Cup sailing race from Annapolis to St. Mary's College.

HIKING

Aug. 5: Mountain Club of Maryland tour of Londontowne Publick House on the South River in Anne Arundel County. Call (410) 448-5840 or (410) 867-1229.

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