Recreation and outdoors calendar

Baltimore Bowmen
Mondays through August: Summer 3-D fun shoots from 4:30 p.m. until dusk. Nonmembers $10; members $5. Information and directions:

Vingt Neuf Bowmen

Tuesdays through September: 3-D archery from 5 p.m. until dark at the Maryland State Game and Fish Protective Association, 8735 Honeygo Blvd., Perry Hall.

Fishing update

Tuesday, June 10: Martin Gary, executive secretary of the Potomac River Fisheries Commission, will talk at a meeting of the Northwest Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He'll discuss the PRFC's rockfish, blue crab, oyster and blue catfish programs and will explain recent activity by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and what it might mean to fishing in the Chesapeake Bay. The meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. at the Patapsco Council No. 1960 Knights of Columbus Hall at 1010 Frederick Road in Catonsville. Please use the Beaumont Avenue (side) entrance. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Admission is free. Information: Email Mark DeHoff at for information.

Pro-Formance fishing

Tuesday, June 10: The Pro-Formance Fishing Team, a member of the Maryland BASS Nation, is seeking additional members and will hold an introductory meeting 6p.m. at Hellas Restaurant in Millersville. The group is located primarily in the Glen Burnie and Annapolis area but has membership throughout the state. PFT fishes 12 club tournaments a year and participates in MBN and other tournaments. It is accepting boaters and riders, and is seeking new and experienced anglers who want to learn how to fish for bass competitively in a friendly environment. For more information, email or go to Pro-Formance Fishing Team on Facebook.

Father's Day run

Next Sunday, June 15: The Father's Day 5K & 1 Mile Fun Walk will return for the 26th year on the GBMC campus to benefit the GBMC Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The race starts at 8 a.m. at the South Chapman Building. Pre-race registration is available online at $30 until June 11. The price will increase to $35 until June 14, and walk-up registration is available on-site at $40 on race day. Information: or


June 20-22: The Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's 25th annual offshore tournament will take place in Ocean City; Wachapreague, Va.; Chincoteague, Va.; and Indian River Inlet, Del. Information:

Lefty Kreh Day

June 21: Spend a day with legendary fly fisherman Lefty Kreh from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Middletown Community Park. Includes casting demonstrations, tips on tackle and fish stories. Free. Sponsored by the Potomac Valley Fly Fishers. Information: Go to or call Don Fine at 301-371-5617.

Wounded Warrior 3-D

June 22: The Vingt Neuf Bowmen archery shoot will feature 20 McKenzie and Rinehart targets. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: $10. All proceeds go to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Paddleboard Fun Race

June 28: Paddle Second Chance will hold its second annual Stand-Up Paddle day of fun racing and fundraising for Operation Second Chance, which serves wounded combat veterans and their families as they make the transition back to active duty or into civilian life. The event will be at Holts Landing State Park in Millville, Del. For information, go to

Obstacle-course race

July 19: BattleFrog, an obstacle-course race series founded and designed by Navy SEALs, will stop at Tomahawk MX in Hedgesville, W.Va. Participants can choose among 15K, 5K and 1K courses, each of which is inspired by BUD/S (Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL) Training, the six-month qualification course that all SEALs must undergo. Information:

Charles Street 12

Aug. 9: The point-to-point running race takes runners down Charles Street, now a National Scenic Byway, from the shops at Kenilworth in Towson to Power Plant Live in Baltimore. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Children's Heart Program at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital. Register at


Aug. 23: For information on the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's fourth-annual tournament, go to

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