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Sport Shooting

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  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Northwest MSSA meeting Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Captain "Walleye" Pete Dahlberg will speak at the November meeting of the Northwest Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He will discuss tips and tactics for fishing the Chesapeake Bay...
  • Recreation and Outdoors calendar

    Powerboat racing Friday through SundaySept. 14-16. Third annual Solomons Offshore Grand Prix. Information: solomonsrace.com. Wooden boats Sept. 22-24. The National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame third annual Classic Wooden Boat Rendezvous & Regatta,...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Powerboat racing Sept. 16. Third annual Solomons Offshore Grand Prix. Information: solomonsrace.com. Wooden boats Sept. 22-24. The National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame third annual 3rd Annual Classic Wooden Boat Rendezvous & Regatta, Annapolis. Any...
  • 'Clays against Cancer' gives skeet and trap shooters chance to help

    'Clays against Cancer' gives skeet and trap shooters chance to help
    Deborah Gibson grew up on a dairy farm near Allentown, Pa., and learned at a young age how to hunt for deer and other animals. Skeet and trap shooting — the art of shooting clay pigeons out of the air — were not among her family's outdoor...
  • Ronald M. Tillier

    Ronald M. Tillier
    Ronald M. Tillier, a retired Ford Motor Co. executive and longtime Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge volunteer, died Sunday. He was 72. Mr. Tillier, who enjoyed competitive clay and skeet shooting, was attending a meet Sunday afternoon in Kennedyville...
  • Ask Outdoors Girl

    George Meyn of Harford County asks: I read your recent column about the proposal to thin the deer population at Baltimore County parks and saw a reference to the Maryland marksmanship proficiency card. I couldn't find anything about it on the Maryland...
  • Letter: Olympic shooting events offer lessons for hitting targets

    While watching and reading about the women's shooting events at the Summer Olympics, I learned how they train and compete isn't very different than how our juniors team trains and competes. For example, Kim Rhode shot 99/100 discs in Women's Skeet,...
  • The perfect bass fishery — Mattawoman Creek

    Last Sunday, Bill May wrote about fishing southern Maryland's Mattawoman Creek with a couple of buddies. My goodness, that story brought back a flood of great memories. I dearly love fishing for largemouth bass throughout the tidal Potomac area and...
  • Residents organize to fight proposed shooting range near Hinsdale

     Residents organize to fight proposed shooting range near Hinsdale
    Concerns about safety, noise, pollution and disruption to wildlife are some of the reasons cited in a petition drawn up by residents who oppose plans to build a gun club at a private country club near Hinsdale's south side. The residents are asking that...
  • Day Trippers: Shooting clay targets a blast in Prince George's County

    Day Trippers: Shooting clay targets a blast in Prince George's County
    EDITOR’S NOTE:┬áThis is the seventh installment of The Capital’s annual summer series “The Day Trippers.” Stay tuned for more tales of travels to a variety of area destinations — on the cheap. The shotgun shell slides easily...
  • Bowie Weekend: Take a shot at the Prince George's Trap and Skeet Center

    Glenn Dale is home to one of the area's best recreational clay target shooting facility, open year round with lots of popular clay target games. The Prince George's County Trap and Skeet Center offers competitive, instructional and safety programs, run...
  • Film Review: '50 to 1'

    The story of 2009 Kentucky Derby standout Mine That Bird follows in the hoofprints of other equine heroes, but while the saga of "Seabiscuit" was suffused in Americana, and "Secretariat" leaned on the success of a pioneering woman in the sport, "50 to 1"...