Peter Baker's journal

January 10, 1993


Today: Last day of Bass Expo '93 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. Displays of bass fishing equipment, boats and gear. Bassmasters/Rubbermaid Maryland CastingKids competition and finals. How-to seminars by regional and national pros. The show opens at 10 a.m. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children between 10 and 14. Children under 10 will be admitted free. Call (410) 574-6139.

Saturday: Fisherman's flea market sponsored by the Central Maryland Bassmasters at Freedom Community Center (Route 32 just south of Route 26). Fishing equipment, boats and door prizes. Admission is $2. Hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call (410) 442-2323 or 922-8673.

Saturday-March 14: Ward Foundation exhibit of Birds of the Chesapeake, paintings by John W. Taylor in Salisbury. Call the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, (410) 742-4988.

Jan. 20-24: Greater Philadelphia Sport, Travel and Outdoor Show at the Fort Washington (Pa.) Expo Center. Weekday hours are 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.; show opens at 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Call (603) 431-4315.

Jan. 22-24: BASSARAMA fishing show, Virginia State Fairgrounds, Richmond. Major exhibitors of tackle, boats and gear, seminars by fishing pros. Admission is $6, $1 for children under 16 and children under 12 will be admitted free. Call (703) 898-0832.


Jan. 19: Meeting of Maryland Chapter of Trout Unlimited at IOOF Hall, 511 York Road, 7:30 p.m. Robert Bachman of the DNR will speak about results of electroshocking survey of the Gunpowder and the coming season. The public is welcome.

Jan. 20: Free State Flyfishers fly-tying class at Hillsmere Elementary School in Annapolis, 7:30 p.m. The public is welcome.

Jan. 26: Beginners fly-tying class at Fish MD, 2030 Liberty Road in Eldersburg, 7-9 p.m.

Jan. 27: Monthly meeting of Maryland Fly Anglers at the Ridge Garden Apartments Clubhouse on Old Harford Road, 7 p.m. Speaker will be Joe Bruce on fishing with light line. The public is welcome.

Jan. 29-31: 1993 Fly Fishing Show at the Garden State Exhibit Center, Somerset, N.J. Event is billed as the world's largest show for fly fishermen.

Feb. 20: Pasadena Sportfishing fishing and boating flea market at the Orchard Beach fire hall on Solley Road, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call (410) 255-5863.

Feb. 24: Monthly meeting of Maryland Fly Anglers at the Ridge Garden Apartments clubhouse, Old Harford Road and Putty Hill Avenue, 7:30 p.m. Speaker will be Boyd Pfeifer on fly-rod building. The public is welcome. Call (410) 825-2695.

March 27: Gurney Godfrey Dinner at Towson State University. Guest speaker is scheduled to be Bob Clouser; ticket arrangements are incomplete.

April 4: Maryland B.A.S.S. Federation Tournament Trail event on Potomac River.

May 1-2: Maryland B.A.S.S. Federation Mr. Bass event at Deep Creek Lake.


Through Jan. 20: Canada goose season, two per day.

Through Jan. 30: Bow season for deer.

Through Feb. 10: Snow goose season, 4 per day.


Wednesday: Open-boat sailing lecture by Webb Chiles at the Annapolis Marriott Hotel, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call (800) 937-BOAT.

Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17: Sail-making seminar at Shore Sails in Annapolis, 7 p.m. Comprehensive look at the process and techniques of sail making.


Wednesday: Mountain Club of Maryland hike along Piney Run horse trail. Call (410) 848-1538 or (410) 549-7885.

Saturday: MCM hike along the Appalachian Trail from Compton Gap to Hogback Overlook in Shenandoah National Park. Call (410) 760-6041 or (410) 391-9049.

I= Sunday: MCM hike at Bull Run Mountain from Thorofare Gap.


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