Peter Baker's Journal

June 27, 1993

SHOWS

Through Sept. 26: Chesapeake Changes, a natural history exhibit that focuses on the geology, geography, wildlife and human settlement in the 64,000-square-mile watershed of the bay, Explorers Hall of the National Geographic Society, 17 and M streets NW, Washington.

FISHING

Wednesday: Monthly meeting of the Maryland Fly Anglers. Annual casting clinic at Springlake Pond in Timonium, 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome. Call (410) 825-2695.

July 3-5: Canyon Kick-off Tournament, Ocean City Marlin Club. Call (410) 289-6363.

July 11: Maryland B.A.S.S. Federation Tournament Trail event on Upper Bay tributaries.

July 15-18: Ocean City Tuna Tournament, Ocean City Fishing Center. Call (410) 213-1121 or (1-800) 322-3065.

July 23-26: Ocean City Light Tackle Release Tournament, O.C. Marlin Club. Call (410) 289-6363.

July 28: Monthly meeting of the Maryland Fly Anglers, Ridge Garden Apartments clubhouse, Old Harford Road and Putty Hill Avenue, 7:30 p.m. Speaker will be Capt. Brady Bounds on fishing the Chesapeake Bay, the Potomac and lower Patuxent rivers. The public is welcome. Call (410) 825-2695.

July 30-Aug. 1: Ocean City Small Boat Tournament, O.C. Marlin Club. Call (410) 289-6363.

Aug. 1: Maryland B.A.S.S. Federation Father/Son, Adult/Youth event on Potomac River.

HUNTING/SHOOTING

Thursday: 3-D Bowhunter Shoot at Stoney Creek Fishing and Hunting Club, 9090 Fort Smallwood Road, Pasadena, 4 to 8:30 p.m. Program offered every Thursday. Call (410) 544-4936 or (410) 360-0872.

July 23-25: Buck Fever! The Hunting Show, exhibition building, Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship. Seminars on bow hunting, black powder, firearms, venison cooking, etc. Featured speaker will be Dan Fitzgerald. Contests, exhibits, outfitters, taxidermists, cash prizes. Show opens at 4 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. Admission is $6, with children

under 12 free. Call (410) 922-5549.

Aug. 1: Maryland Bowhunters Society 3-D shoot, Tom Dodd's 3-D Range in Queenstown, 8 a.m. Profits donated to Bowhunters Defense Coalition. Trophies in all classes. Call (410) 643-3508.

BOATING

July 31-Aug. 8: Kent Narrows Power Boat Challenge Celebration. Offshore and hydroplane racing sanctioned by U.S. Offshore Racing Association and the American Powerboat Association. Offshore races on July 31; hydroplane classes race Aug. 7 and 8. Call (410) 643-3912.

Aug. 8-11: Yachting Race Week at Solomons Island. Five races over three days. Handicap and one-design classes. For more information, call 203-661-6945.

HIKING

July 4: Mountain Club of Maryland maintenance trip to refurbish the Prettyboy Trail. Call (410) 592-7201 (before 9 p.m.).

July 7: MCM hike in Keyser's Run area. Call (410) 848-1538.

July 10: MCM hike in the McKeldin area of Patapsco Valley State Park. Call 363-8434.

July 10: MCM hike and swim at Cacapon Park. For more information, call 247-2563.

(Items may be mailed to Outdoors Editor, The Baltimore Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, Md. 21278-0001. Please include time, date and location of events to be listed, as well as a short description of planned activities and a telephone number, including area code for more information. Outdoors Journal is published each Thursday and Sunday. Please mail listings four weeks before the event.)

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