Recreation and outdoors calendar (Sept. 16)

The Baltimore Sun

Canada goose season

Through Sept. 25: Early resident Canada goose season, Western Zone. Check DNR website for complete regulations.

Dove season

Through Oct. 20: Dove season, first split. Check DNR website for complete regulations.

Teal season

Sept. 17-29: September teal season. Check DNR website for complete regulations.

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.

Cobia management

Sept. 20: Public meeting on Cobia Management Plan. Hosted by the Potomac River Fisheries Commission and Department of Natural Resource. Meeting begins at 6 p.m. at PRFC’s facility, 222 Taylor St., Colonial Beach, Va. Contact Ellen Cosby (PRFC) at 804-224-7148 or Lynn Fegley (MD DNR) at 410-260-8285.

Fall race to Solomons

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 information@ccamd.org.

The Boat Life Festival

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 julia@rgievents.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.

Clean-water laws

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.

Hunter sight-in schedule

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.

Rocktober Cup

Oct. 20: Rocktober Cup, hosted by Baltimore Chapter of CCA MD. Details: information@ccamd.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.

AYC regattas

Oct. 20-21: The Fall Etchells Regatta & Lippincott Memorial Regatta will be held at Annapolis Yacht Club. Details: annapolisyc.com/racing/regattas.

Heather L. Hurd 5K Spooktacular

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.

Dove season

Oct. 27-Nov. 2: Dove season, second split season. Check DNR website for complete regulations.

J/105 and J/35

Oct. 27-28: The J/105 Chesapeake Bay Championship & J/35 Mid-Atlantics will be held at Annapolis Yacht Club. Details: annapolisyc.com/racing/regattas.

Fish for a Cure

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.

DNR discussion

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.

Dove season

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.

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