Rockfish seminar

Monday, Oct. 21: The Broadneck/Magothy River chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association presents a free seminar on bottom bounce-trolling for fall rockfish. Learn everything from tackle to lure selection. There will be Spankin' Striper bucktails for sale. Open to public. American Legion Post 175, 832 Manhattan Beach Road, Severna Park. Doors open at 7 p.m.; meeting starts at 7:30.


Decoy exhibit

Through Nov. 3: "Crisfield Carvings — Bird Hunting on Broad Waters" will be on display daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Waterfowling Building at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum at Navy Point in St. Michaels. Free with museum admission ($13 for adults, $10 for seniors and $6 for children age 6-17, free for CBMM members and children 5 and younger). Information: 410-745-2916 or

Boating safety

Nov. 7: The U.S. Coast Guard will give a one-hour presentation on boating safety as part of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's youth fishing seminar series. Starts at 6 p.m. Free. At Alltackle, 2062 Somerville Road, Annapolis. For a complete schedule and more information on the series, go to or call the MSSA at 410-255-5535.

Hurd 5K Run

Nov. 9: The Fifth Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk will take place at 9 a.m. at Harford Community College. 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. On-site race registration takes place in the Susquehanna Center auxiliary gymnasium from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Information: go to or call 443-412-2449.

Hunter sight-ins

November: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will host rifle and shotgun hunter sight-ins on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney on Nov. 9, 16 and 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Nov. 17 and 24 from noon to 3 p.m. Information: Call Robert Batchelor at 410-592-9276.

Turkey shoot

Nov. 17: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will host a turkey shoot from noon to 4 p.m. on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney. Prizes include turkey, ham and bacon. For more information, call Greg at 410-598-4970.

Striped bass tourney

Nov. 23-24: The 21st annual Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic, the bay's largest fall striped bass tournament, is open to recreational anglers, professional fishermen and charter boat captains. The base fee is $175. The 2012 payout was $90,000. Information:

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