SHOWSThrough March 14: Ward Foundation exhibit of Birds of...

Peter Baker's journal

January 24, 1993

SHOWS

Through 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.

Today: Last day of Mid-Atlantic Hunting and Fishing Show at Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. Exhibitors from Mid-Atlantic states, the Southeast, New England, Midwest and eastern Canada. Seminars covering fresh and saltwater fishing, deer and turkey hunting, dog handling, etc. Live animal exhibits, fly casting and archery demonstrations. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children 10 to 14 and no charge for children under 10. Call (717) 676-9900.

Today: Last day of Greater Philadelphia Sport, Travel and Outdoor Show at the Fort Washington (Pa.) Expo Center. Show opens at 10 a.m. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Call (603) 431-4315.

Through Sunday: International Auto Show at the Baltimore Convention Center. Show includes section of four-wheel drive vehicles and recreational vehicles. Show opens at noon. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12.

Through Sunday: Philadelphia Boat Show, Philadelphia Civic Center. Boats and accessories, water skiing clinics and fishing seminars. Speakers include Woo Daves, Randal Romig and Denny Brauer. Show opens at 5 p.m. on weekdays and at 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for children under 12.

Friday-Sunday: The Fly Fishing Show at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, N.J. Billed as the largest fly fishing show in the world. Hundreds of exhibitors including guide services, rod and reel manufacturers and vendors, fly-tying materials and expertise. Seminars will be conducted by Lefty Kreh, Gary LaFontaine, Dick Talleur, Ed Jaworowski, Bob Clouser, Gary Borger and others. Show hours are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, with openings at 9 a.m. the other two days. Admission on Friday is $5 and $10 on Saturday and Sunday. Call (800) 848-1020.

FISHING

Today: Trout Fishing Clinic at Wheaton High School, sponsored by the Potomac-Patuxent Chapter of Trout Unlimited, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rod building, fly casting, fly tying, flea market and retail vendor displays. Admission is $3 with a maximum of $7 for families of three or more. Children under 12 free. Call (410) 381-0627.

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

Wednesday: 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. Call (410) 825-2695.

HUNTING

Through Saturday: Bow season for deer.

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

Feb. 3 and 6: Hunter safety education course at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Wednesday, 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Preregistration required, $2 fee and limit of 60 students. Call (410) 549-4963.

BOATING

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 10, 17: Sail making seminar at Shore Sails in Annapolis, 7 p.m. Comprehensive look at process and techniques of sail making. Call (410) 269-8998.

HIKING

Today: MCM hike in Susquehanna State Park. Call (410) 692-9498 or (410) 768-3671.

Sunday: MCM hike at Cove Mountain.

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