Through Oct. 20: Dove season, first split. Check DNR website for complete regulations.
Sept. 24: Scott Sewell will speak about bass restocking at the monthly meeting of the Perry Hall Chapter of Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association beginning at 7:30 p.m., Gunpowder VFW Post 10067, 6309 Ebenezer Road. Details: Call Joe Zinner at 410-256-5641.
Red Trout Tournament
Sept. 28-30: Red Trout Tournament, hosted by CCAMD at American Legion, Crisfield. Register and more email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Then, just when it seemed the bite was about the turn on, the skies opened, rain poured down and wind kicked up something fierce, chasing us into the South River, where we found spot and white perch in more sheltered waters.
Oct. 3: Free State Fly Fishers Club will meet at 7 p.m. at Davidsonville Family Recreation Center (behind Ford Hall), 3789 Queen Anne Bridge Road, Davidsonville. Guest speaker Dean Naujoks, the Potomac riverkeeper, will discuss “Enforcing Clean Water Laws.”
Fall fishing techniques
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. 13: Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will conduct a hunter sight-in for muzzleloaders from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney. Fee: $5 per gun. Details: Call Robert Batchelor at 410-592-9276.
Oct. 20: Rocktober Cup, hosted by Baltimore Chapter of CCA MD. Details: email@example.com.
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.
Oct. 27-Nov. 2: Dove season, second split season. Check DNR website for complete regulations.
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.
Dec. 18-Jan. 12: Dove season, third split. Check DNR website for complete regulations.
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.