Outdoors and Recreation

Vets enjoy annual deer hunt

Each fall for the past 11 years, Joel Greenwell, Billy Ford and their family and friends have hosted the South County/LT. M. Dorsey annual “Veterans Deer Hunt” for wounded military veterans. According to Joel Greenwell, Jr., one of the organizers, this year’s event drew about 14 veterans who because...

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  • For some, there's more to Thanksgiving sports than football

    For some, there's more to Thanksgiving sports than football

    Whether they gather to run Turkey Trot races, watch the thoroughbreds at Laurel Park or squeeze in 18 holes at Baltimore’s municipal golf courses, plenty of people maintain Thanksgiving traditions that have nothing to do with pigskin.

  • Santa Speedo Run set for Dec. 16

    Santa Speedo Run set for Dec. 16

    If you are looking for a holiday race you don’t have to look very far. It seems there are multiple events all geared to the holiday. Included is the always colorful Santa Speedo Run on Dec. 16 from 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., starting and finishing at O’Brien’s on Main Street. Run or “Stroll” – either...

  • Thousands race into the fog and Across the Bay

    Thousands race into the fog and Across the Bay

    More than 19,000 people ran and walked through the damp, gray air atop the Chesapeake Bay on Sunday to “Beat the Bridge.” The 4th annual Across the Bay 10k attracted athletes from all over the state and the nation— some running seriously, but all seemingly in it for the fun and unbeatable views....

  • Recreation and outdoors calendar (Nov. 26)

    Recreation and outdoors calendar (Nov. 26)

    Marine electronics Monday, Nov. 27: John Murch will give a PowerPoint presentation and speak about “Recent Changes to Marine Electronics” at the monthly meeting of the Perry Hall Chapter of Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Gunpowder VFW Post 10067, 6309 Ebenezer...

    • Leimkuhler: Hunting does not equal happiness

      Leimkuhler: Hunting does not equal happiness

      When I was teenager, my father dabbled in hunting. Eventually my brother was old enough to join the hunting party as well. I wasn’t there, but I remember the story: a young deer shot, my dad and brother tracking it through the woods, following a trail of blood, until eventually finding the animal...

      • Deer firearms season runs through Dec. 9

        Deer firearms season runs through Dec. 9

        Maryland’s most popular hunting season — the two-week firearm deer season that opened Saturday and runs through Dec. 9 — offers hunters their best chance to bag a trophy and put some venison in the freezer, say Maryland’s natural resources experts. “The two-week firearms season is our most popular...

        • Hunters can share their deer with those in need

          Pa. hunters can share their deer with those in need

          With the first day of the state’s firearms deer season now in the books, meat processors in the region are filling up with whitetails dropped off for processing. While many of these bucks and does will wind up in hunters’ freezers, a growing number of them are being donated to help make a difference...

          • Cold weather trout fishing

            Cold weather trout fishing

            Late fall and winter trout fishing is usually demanding but can be rewarding. Personally, I’ve taken some of my biggest Maryland trout this time of year. By mid-October most of the put-and take waters have been pretty thoroughly picked over. So the best bets are usually the catch-and-release, delayed...

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