Recreation and outdoors calendar (July 23)

Recreation and outdoors calendar (July 23)
Darrell Smith tries his hand at catching a fish while sitting on a dock on Woodland Beach's Almshouse Creek on July 11, 2017. (Paul W. Gillespie / BSMG)

Big Fish Classic

July 28-30: Weigh-ins for the fourth annual Big Fish Classic will be at Talbot Street Pier. Register at


White Marlin Open

Aug. 7-11: 44th annual White Marlin Open. Weigh-ins at Harbour Island Marina & Sunset Marina. Register at

Fishing Derby

Aug. 12: MSSA Kent Island chapter's "Fishing Derby" will be held off Romancoke Pier, Route 8 south, Kent Island. Free. Age groups: 3-5, 6-10 and 11-16.

White Perch Open

Aug. 20: Angler's Sports Center's "White Perch Open." Weigh-ins at Podickory Point Yacht Club. Fishing hours 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Official weigh-in 2-3 p.m. Party and fish fry: 3-7 p.m.

Summer Slam

Through Sept. 16: The "Summer Slam" tournament will be held on all tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries from the Susquehanna Flats to Chesapeake Bay-Bridge Tunnel. Four divisions: angler, fly, kayak and junior (ages 6-14). Entry fee is $40 per division.

Flounder tourney

Sept. 16-17: MSSA Mid-Atlantic Flounder Tournament, Ocean City. Details at

Trout tournament

Sept. 30-Oct.1: CCA-Maryland "Red Trout Catch-and-Release Tournament." Crisfield. Register at

Surf fishing tourney

Oct. 5-7: Mid-Atlantic Surf Fishing Tournament, Ocean City. Details at


Fish For a Cure

Nov. 4: Fish For a Cure, Eastport Yacht Club, Annapolis. Funds cancer programs at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Register at

Rocksgiving tourney

Nov. 11: Rocksgiving Tournament. Register at

Rockfish tourney

Nov. 17-19: MSSA "Fall Classic" rockfish tournament. Register at

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