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Recreation and outdoors calendar

3-D archery shoots

Through Sept. 1: Tuesday shoots will be held from 5 p.m. to dark at Vingt Neuf Bowmen, Maryland State Game & Fish Protective Association, 8735 Honeygo Blvd., Perry Hall.

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Choptank sailing

Saturdays until Oct. 31: Two-hour sails on the Nathan of Dorchester, a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack, will be offered on the Choptank River on Saturdays except July4, Aug. 15, Sept. 26 and Oct. 3. Depart from Long Wharf in Cambridge at 1 p.m. Each sail is unique, depending on wind, weather, captain and crew.On most outings, the crew will demonstrate oyster dredging. Information: skipjacknathan.org or 410-228-7141.

Horseshoe pitching

Today, June 20: Baltimore Metro Horseshoe Club is hosting the Les Hiebler Charity Tournament with NHPA-sanctioned pitching starting at 10 a.m. Those wishing to practice or qualify for the tournament should arrive by 9 a.m. at Pottery Farm Park Courts, Back River Neck Recreation Center, 801 Back River Neck Road, Essex. Information: Call Terry at 410-686-5174.

Free fishing day

July 4: No license, trout stamp or saltwater angler registration is required to recreationally fish in state waters. All creel and size limits in effect.

Ocean City tuna

July 10-12: The 28th Annual Ocean City Tuna Tournament had a $530,000 payout in 2014. For information, call 410-213-1121 or go to octunatournament.com.

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Baltimore Kids Catch

July 11: The Baltimore Kids Catch will be 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Canton Waterfront Park, Boston Street. Go to ccamd.org for information.

Choptank sailing

July 12: Enjoy a one-hour sail on Nathan of Dorchester, a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack, on the Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge, at 1 p.m. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. Information: skipjack-nathan.org and 410-228-7141.

Appalachian Trail

Saturday, July 18: Section 2 of a traverse of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland in five monthly sections. Starting at 10:30 a.m., hike 10 miles from Maryland Route 77 to U.S. Route 40 with the D.C. Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Chapter Activities") or 410-263-1844.

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Big Fish Classic

July 24-26: The Big Fish Classic will be held on the Talbot Street Pier in Ocean City. Information: bigfishclassic.com.

Kids' Fishing Derby

July 25: The Pasadena Sportfishing Group's "Kids' Fishing Derby" will be held at Downs Park. Information: pasadenasportfishing.com.

White Marlin Open

Aug. 3-7: The 42nd Annual White Marlin Open, the world's largest billfish tournament, is based in Ocean City and Cape May, N.J. Information: whitemarlinopen.com.

Beach N' Boat Flounder

Aug. 23: The Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's Beach N' Boat Flounder Tournament will have weigh-ins at AKE Marine in Ocean City. Information: 410-255-5535 or mssa.net.

Appalachian Trail

Sunday, Aug.9: Section 3 of a traverse of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland in five monthly sections. Starting at 10:30 a.m., hike6 miles fromU.S. Route 40to Fox Gap with the D.C. Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Chapter Activities") or 410-263-1844.

Choptank sailing

Sept. 13: Enjoy a one-hour sail on Nathan of Dorchester, a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack, on the Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge, at 1 p.m. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. Information: skipjack-nathan.org and 410-228-7141.

Red Trout tournament

Sept. 18-20: The Huk Performance Fishing-CCA Red Trout Catch & Release Tournament will be hosted by Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield. The Coastal Conservation Association Maryland event attracts light tackle, fly and kayak anglers, and this year a live bait category has been added. The tournament promotes sustainable, catch-and-release fishing methods in which anglers photograph their catch for digital submittals in lieu of a weigh-in. The Red Trout tournament was founded in 2013 to draw attention to the value of redfish and speckled trout that have been making a comeback in the Chesapeake Bay the past four years. For more information, go to Information: ccamd.org or call tournament coordinator Rick Elyar, 410-977-3782.

Golf fundraiser

Sept. 18: The Carroll Hospital Foundation's 25th Annual Carroll Golf Classic will be at Piney Branch Golf in Hampstead. The tournament has a choice of morning or afternoon flights and includes opportunities to win prizes including the Wampler Cup, named in honor of the late Atlee Wampler Jr., one of Carroll Hospital's founding fathers. For more information or to participate, call the Carroll Hospital Foundation at 410-871-6200 or go to CarrollHospitalCenter.org/Carroll-Golf-Classic. All proceeds benefit Carroll Hospital's health care services.

Appalachian Trail

Saturday, Sept.19: Section 4 of a traverse of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland in five monthly sections. Starting at 10 a.m., hike6.5 miles fromFox Gap to Gathland State Park with the D.C. Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Chapter Activities") or 410-263-1844.

Appalachian Trail

Sunday, Oct.18: Section 5 of a traverse of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland in five monthly sections. Starting at 10 a.m., hike10 miles fromGathland State Park to Harpers Ferry, W.Va., with the D.C. Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Chapter Activities") or 410-263-1844.

Choptank sailing

Oct. 25: Enjoy a one-hour sail on Nathan of Dorchester, a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack, on the Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge, at 1 p.m. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. Information: skipjack-nathan.org and 410-228-7141.

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