Recreation and outdoors calendar

September 06, 2014

Vingt-Neuf Bowmen

Tuesdays through September: 3-D archery from 5 p.m. until dark at the Maryland State Game and Fish Protective Association, 8735 Honeygo Blvd., Perry Hall.

Gun and outdoor show

Saturday, Sept. 13: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will host its fall gun and outdoor show on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $3; vendor tables are $10. For more information, call Rick Richmond at 410-335-5994.

Memorial 5K run

Saturday, Sept. 13: The seventh-annual Jessica Meredith Jacobsen Memorial 5K Run presented by the Father O'Neill Council No. 4011 Knights of Columbus will start and end at Immaculate Conception Church in Towson. The run will support the House of Ruth, Fr. O'Neil Charities and the ICS Tuition Assistance Fund. Information: webmaster3002.wix.com/jmj-5k-race.

Fisheries symposium

Saturday, Sept. 13: Coastal Conservation Association Maryland will host the Mid- Atlantic Fisheries Symposium from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lowes Annapolis Hotel at 126 West St. The free symposium, which is limited to 125 attendees, aims to educate the public on the looming decisions on striped bass. Information: ccamd.org.

Crab symposium

Next Sunday, Sept. 14: The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels is presenting a "State of the Crab" symposium on three consecutive Sundays starting today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. with a program titled "Crabs and People: Traditions and Perspectives." Today's session focuses on the history of harvesting and regulations. The panel includes environmental writer Tom Horton, formerly of The Baltimore Sun, and will be moderated by Michael Buckley. For more information, call 410-745-4959 or go to cbmm.org.

Trout talk

Sept. 17: Beau Beasley, a writer, lecturer and fisherman, will speak about trout fishing in the Mid-Atlantic at a meeting of Maryland Trout Unlimited from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Towson Presbyterian Church. Beasley is the author of guide books and has written about access issues relating to Jackson River litigation in Virginia. Information: dhaynes8320@gmail.com.

Canoe Slalom worlds

Sept. 17-21: Deep Creek 2014 will host the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships at the Adventure Sports Center International in McHenry. Information: deepcreek2014.com.

Red trout tourney

Sept. 20-21: The Coastal Conservation Association Maryland will hold its second annual Red Trout Catch and Release Tournament around Crisfield. Anglers will compete in three categories — light tackle, fly and kayak — for redfish and speckled trout. Awards will be presented in each of the three categories for first, second and third place based on the total number of inches of fish caught — speckled trout and/or redfish — during one day. Decisions will be based on photos submitted to the judging panel. CCA MD has arranged for a block of rooms at Captain Tyler's Motel in Crisfield for participating anglers, and the Chesapeake Crabhouse and Tiki Bar will host the awards ceremony Sunday afternoon. Rules and registration information can be found at ccamd.org. Questions should be directed to Tony Friedrich at tony@ccamd.org.

Join a B.A.S.S. club

Oct. 7: The Pro-Formance Fishing Team, a member of the Maryland BASS Nation, is seeking additional members and will hold an introductory meeting 6 p.m. at Hellas restaurant in Millersville. The club is located primarily in the Glen Burnie and Annapolis but has membership throughout the state. PFT fishes 12 club tournaments a year and participates in MBN and other tournaments. It is accepting both boaters and riders and new and experienced anglers. Send questions to pftbass@yahoo.com. Go to pro-formancefishingteam.com or the club's Facebook page.

Trick-or-Trot

Nov. 1: The Orioles, OriolesREACH and manager Buck Showalter and his wife, Angela, are joining forces with KidsPeace to host the fifth annual Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-Mile Walk, a Halloween-themed race to benefit children in foster care. The race will begin and end at Oriole Park. Costumes are encouraged, and prizes will be awarded for top runners, age-group winners, fundraising teams and best costumes. The registration fee is $35 through Oct. 27 and $40 on race day. Register at kidspeace5k.org. All proceeds benefit KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs of Maryland and Washington, including KEYS (KidsPeace Empowering Youth to Succeed), a program that prepares youth for independence through life-skills training. To volunteer or become a sponsor, contact Gina Seyfried at 410-964-9329 or gina.seyfried@kidspeace.org.

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