Recreation and outdoors calendar

September 13, 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.

Crab symposium

Today, 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.

Rockfish talk

Monday, Sept. 15: The Broadneck/Magothy River chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association will present "Catching Fall Rockfish," a free seminar led by former charter-boat mate Martin Carter, who will discuss tackle, lures and locations. Doors at American Legion Post 175 at 832 Manhattan Beach Road in Severna Park open at 7 p.m.; the seminar runs from 7:30 to 9. Enter on left side of building under the overhang.

Trout talk

Wednesday, 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 guidebooks and has written about access issues relating to Jackson River litigation in Virginia. Information: dhaynes8320@gmail.com.

Canoe Slalom worlds

Wednesday through next Sunday, 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

Saturday and next Sunday, 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.

Join a B.A.S.S. club

Nov. 4: 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 Mamma Lucia Restaurant in Hanover. 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.

Hurd 5K Run

Nov. 8: The sixth-annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk will take place at 9 a.m. at Harford Community College in Bel Air. The race honors the memory of Heather L. Hurd, a history major at HCC from 1999 to 2003, who was killed in 2008 by a distracted driver who was texting. For more information, go to harford.edu/heather or call 443-412-2449.

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