Through Oct. 8: Mourning dove season. Daily bag limit is 15. Possession limit is 45 birds. Shooting hours are noon to sunset.
Saturday, Oct. 1: Anne Arundel County North Chapter of Ducks Unlimited's first "Ducktoberfest" Sportsman's Bash will be held at Earleigh Heights VFD, 161 Ritchie Highway. Severna Park. Details: arundeldu.com.
Saturday, Oct. 1: Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will hold 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 muzzleloader. More information: Call Robert Batchelor at 410-592-9276.
Oct. 5: Rob Lepczyk of Great Feathers fly shop will discuss "Tenkara Fly-Fishing on the Gunpowder" at the Free State Fly Fishers meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Davidsonville Family Recreation Center on Queen Anne Bridge Road.
U.S. Sailboat Show
Oct. 6-10: U.S. Sailboat Show, City Dock, Annapolis. Tickets and details at annapolisboatshows.com.
Md. Rockfish Open
Oct. 8: The Maryland Rockfish Open captains' meeting will be at Mike's Crab House South on 3030 Riva Road. Details and registration: rockfishopen.com.
U.S. Powerboat Show
Oct. 13-16: U.S. Powerboat Show, City Dock, Annapolis. Tickets and details at annapolisboatshows.com.
Oct. 15-22: First split of regular duck season. Maximum six ducks; no more than four mallards (only two hens), three wood ducks, two scaup, two redheads. No black ducks.
Oct. 22: The CCA Baltimore chapter's Little Havana Rocktober Cup will be held at Little Havana restaurant at 1325 Key Highway. Register at ccamd.org.
Oct. 22: The Orioles will host the third-annual LUNGevity Foundation's Breathe Deep Baltimore, a 5K walk at Camden Yards to raise money and awareness for lung cancer in memory of late public relations director Monica Pence Barlow. The walk will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude on the field. Registration begins at 7 a.m., and participants will receive a T-shirt and refreshments. Registration fees are $25 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and $10 for youth. There is no race fee for lung cancer survivors and children 4 and under. Register at orioles.com/lungevity.
Key School run
Oct. 23: The annual Key School 5K/10K Run and Family Fun Run will be held in Hillsmere Shores. Sponsored by the Key School Parents' Association, the races will begin at 9 a.m. at the school's campus, 534 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis. Register at keyschool.org/5K10K through Oct. 21 or at the race.
Komen Race for the Cure
Oct. 23: The 24th annual Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure will be held in Hunt Valley at Shawan and McCormick roads. As the state's largest charitable footrace, the 5K is expected to draw 15,000 registrants and spectators in the name of taking #OneStepCloser to a world free of breast cancer. Registration required. Details: race.komenmd.org.
8th annual Hurd race
Oct. 29: The eighth annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run & Kids Trick or Treat Walk will begin at 9 a.m. at Harford Community College. Registration for the 5K will be 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at the Susquehanna Center. The walk for children 10 and younger will begin at 8 a.m. The race honors the memory of Heather L. Hurd, a history major at Harford Community College from 1999 to 2003, who was killed in 2008 by a distracted driver who was texting. The race was founded to raise funds for Remembrance Book Scholarships for Harford Community College students and to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. For details and to preregister, go to harford.edu/heather. More information: 443-412-2449.
'Fish For A Cure'
Nov. 5: "Fish For A Cure" Rockfish Tournament. Details at fishforacure.org.
Nov. 5, 12, 13, 19, 20: Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will hold hunter sight-ins for shotguns and rifles on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney. Hours: Nov. 5, 12 and 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Nov. 13 and 20: noon to 3 p.m . Fee: $5 per shotgun or rifle. More information: Call Robert Batchelor at 410-592-9276.
Nov. 12-25: Second split of duck season. Black duck season open.
Bay Fall Classic
Nov. 18-20: MSSA's 24th annual "Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic" will be held. Anglers are allowed to fish two of three days with a lay-day rule in effect. Register at mssa.net.
Nov. 19-25: First split of migratory (Atlantic population) Canada goose season. Daily bag limit is two geese and the possession limit six.
Nov. 20: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will conduct a turkey shoot on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney from noon to 3 pm. Test your skill and win a turkey, ham or bacon. Ammunition is provided. $3 per shot, 12-gauge only, full-choke maximum. New shooters welcome. Details: Call Greg at 410-598-4970 or Wayne at 443-562-2309.
Dec. 13-Jan. 28: Final split of duck season.
Dec. 16-Feb. 4: Final split of migratory (Atlantic population) Canada goose season. Daily bag limit is two geese and the possession limit six.
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