Sept. 1: Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will host a gun and outdoor show on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road, Carney from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Setup time is 6 a.m. Admission is $5 per person (children under 12 free). Vendors: $10 per table. Details: Call Butch at 443-442-4791.
Annapolis Labor Day Regatta
Sept. 1-2: Entering its fifth year, the Annapolis Labor Day Regatta is a joint venture between the Annapolis Yacht Club and the Eastport Yacht Club. The event has a Saturday distance race for cruising-oriented classes and handicap classes, with windward-leeward races Sunday. One-design classes compete in two days windward-leeward races. Details: eastportyc.org/aldr
Sept. 8: Junior Hunter Field Day, Elk Neck State Park (Cecil County). Sponsored by Elk Neck State Forest, Elk Neck State Park and the Northern Chesapeake Sportsmen for Kids group. Contact Nancy Doran, DNR’s Wildlife and Heritage Service, 301-777-2136 or Nancy.Doran@maryland.gov.
Sept. 10: George Bentz Jr. of DrizzleBar Charters will discuss perch fishing techniques at a meeting of the Pasadena Sportfishing Group at 7:30 p.m. at Earleigh Heights VFC, 161 Ritchie Highway (Route 2), Severna Park. A captains meeting will be held at 7 p.m. for the PSG White Perch Open to be held Sept. 15. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Details: pasadenasportfishing.com.
Sept. 15: Will be held between the Key Bridge and Bay Bridge from Rock Hall to Hart-Miller Island, including all tributaries within these points. Last date to enter is Sept. 10. Details: pasadenasportfishing.com.
Hunter safety course
Sept. 19-29: Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will conduct hunter safety courses Sept. 19, 20, 26 and 27 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney with a field day Sept. 29 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Classes are free. Class size is limited to 60 seats. Register online at register-ed.com Details: 443-695-2565.
Sept. 22: The Fall Race to Solomons will be held at Annapolis Yacht Club. Details: annapolisyc.com/racing/regattas.
Rod & Reef Slam
Sept. 22: Rod & Reef Slam, benefits Chesapeake oyster restoration and habitat. Three divisions: youth, kayak and powerboat. Tournament party held at Lowe’s Wharf Marina & Inn, Sherwood. Register at ianglertournament.com/2018-rod-and-reef-slam-angling-oyster-restoration.
Red Trout Tournament
Sept. 28-30: Red Trout Tournament, hosted by CCAMD at American Legion, Crisfield. Register and more firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 29-30: The Boat Life Festival,, an event with boats, bands, vendors and exhibitors is open to all ages at The Yards Park at the Capital Riverfront in Washington. Tickets will go on sale July 9 at theboatlifedc.squarespace.com. Details: Go to the website or email: Julia Ruiz at email@example.com.
AYC fall series
Sept. 29-30, Oct. 6, Oct. 13-14: The AYC Fall Series will be held at Annapolis Yacht Club. Details: annapolisyc.com/racing/regattas.
Oct. 8: Richie Gaines will discuss fall fishing techniques at a meeting of the Pasadena Sportfishing Group at 7:30 p.m. at Earleigh Heights VFC, 161 Ritchie Highway (Route 2), Severna Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Details: pasadenasportfishing.com.
CBKA Charity Kayak Fishing Tournament
Oct. 12-13: CBKA Charity Kayak Fishing Tournament. Camp Wright on Kent Island.Benefits Heroes on the Water and CCA MD. Details and registration: chesapeakebaykayakanglers.com.
Oct. 20: Rocktober Cup, hosted by Baltimore Chapter of CCA MD. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
EYC J/70 Fall Brawl & East Coast Championship
Oct. 20-21: Eastport Yacht Club’s J/70 Fall Brawl was the first J/70-exclusive regatta in the world. The event will also serve as the East Coast Championship. Details: eastportyc.org/j70-fall-brawl.
Oct. 27: The 10th Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Spooktacular will take place at Harford Community College. On-site registration will be in the Susquehanna Center Auxiliary Gymnasium from 8 to 8:45 a.m., with the race starting at 9 a.m. A Halloween-themed activities area, for children ages 10 and younger accompanied by an adult, will be open 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. It will feature bounce houses, crafts, face painting, a costume contest, pumpkin coloring and more. Heather L. Hurd, a Harford County native, was killed in 2008 by a distracted tractor-trailer driver who was texting. Her parents established the race in 2009 to raise money for Remembrance Book Scholarships for deserving HCC students and to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving. To register online or donate, go to harford.edu/heather. For more details, call 443-412-2449.
Nov. 3: Fish4-A Cure wraps up the striped bass and white perch season with an event in Annapolis that benefits the DeCesaris Cancer Institute at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Details: fishforacure.org.
Nov. 12: Erik Zlokovitz of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will address the Pasadena Sportfishing Group at 7:30 p.m. at Earleigh Heights VFC, 161 Ritchie Highway (Route 2), Severna Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Details: pasadenasportfishing.com.
Fall fishing techniques
Dec. 11: Wayne Morgan will discuss Chesapeake Bay rockfishing at a meeting of the Pasadena Sportfishing Group at 7:30 p.m. at Earleigh Heights VFC, 161 Ritchie Highway (Route 2), Severna Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Details: pasadenasportfishing.com.
Summer flounder season
Through Dec. 31: Sport anglers may keep up to four summer flounder per person per day, with a minimum size flattie of 16.5 inches in all Maryland state waters.