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Chapter Events Calendar-- 2017

 

 

2017 CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS

FISHING FAIR

4/1 - 4/2

MSSA SPRING TOURNAMENT

5/5 – 5/7

FISHING RODEO

5/13

GREENWELL FISHING CAMP

6/26 – 6/30

HOOKED ON FISHING

7/21

GREENWELL FISHING CAMP

7/10-7/14

GREENWELL KAYAK CAMP

7/17-7/21

GREENWELL FISHING CAMP

7/24-7/28

GREENWELL KAYAK CAMP

7/31-8/4

GREENWELL KAYAK CAMP 8/14-8/18

CHAPTER PICNIC

TBA

MSSA FALL TOURNAMENT

11/17 – 11/19

HOLIDAY PARTY

TBA

 

2017  CHAPTER CALENDAR

Date

Event

Location

Note

1/19

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Solomons Firehouse

Topic: Ron Smith, MSSA Legislative Chairman; Jacob Holtz, Department of Natural Resources Program Manager for Boating and Fishing Services; Martin Gary, Exec. Secretary for the Potomac River Fisheries Commission; and Phil Zalesak, MSSA Southern Maryland Chapter President. Panel discussion on the “Impact of the New Finfish Trotline Regulations on the Chesapeake Bay Fisheries”.

1/26-1/29

Baltimore Boat Show

Baltimore Convention Center, Pratt Street, Baltimore

Thursday-Saturday 10AM - 8PM
Sunday: 10AM - 5PM Sunday

1/28-1/29

MSSA Kent Island Chapter Fishing Flea Market

American Legion Post 278, 800 Romancoke Rd
Stevensville, MD 21666

Jan 28:   8AM - 4PM
Jan 29:   8AM - 3PM

2/11

Tri-State Marine Fishing Flea Marke

Deale, MD

7:30AM - 2PM

2/16

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Solomons Firehouse

Speaker #1: Dave Smith, MSSA Executive Director will give a brief regarding the status of and issues facing the MSSA.

Speaker #2: Eric Zolkovitz, Recreational Fishing and Public Access Outreach Coordinator for Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fishing and Boating Services will give a presentation on “Fishing Prospects for 2017”.

2/17-2/19

OC Seaside Boat Show

Ocean City Convention Center

10AM - 7PM

2/18

MSSA Dorchester Chapter Fishing, Hunting, Boating Flea Market

Elks Lodge 1271
Cambridge, MD

8AM

2/18-2/19

PSG Flea Market & Show

Earleigh Heights Firehall, 161 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park, MD

8AM - 2PM

2/25

MSSA Annapolis Chapter Saltwater Fishing Expo

Annapolis Elks Lodge #622
2517 Solomon's Island Rd
Edgewater, MD 21037

8AM - 3PM

3/4-3/5

MSSA Susquehanna Chapter   Hanover Fishing/Hunting Outdoor Show

Midway Emergency Services, 202 Linden Avenue
Hanover, PA 17331

March 4: 8AM - 3PM  

March 5: 9AM - 2PM

3/16

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Solomon's Firehouse

Speaker: Captain Greg Buckner

Topic: “Large Boat / Small Boat Configurations for Trophy Rockfish Season”

3/18-3/19

MSSA Essex Middle River Chapter Fishing Fair

Commodore Hall
1909 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex, MD 21221

March 18:  9AM - 4PM
March 19:  9AM - 2PM

3/31

Fishing Fair Set-up

Solomons Firehouse

Contact Bill Bonner (301) 904-0599
bill_bonner@verizon.net
 

4/1 - 4/2

Fishing Fair 

Solomons Firehouse

 8AM-3PM

4/3

Fishing Fair Clean-up

Solomons Firehouse

 Contact Bill Bonner (301) 904-0599
bill_bonner@verizon.net
 

4/15

Opening of Maryland Striped 
Bass Season

Maryland Waters of 
Chesapeake Bay

 

4/20

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Solomons Firehouse

Speaker: Captain Phil Langley

Topic: Fishing Strategies for the Trophy and Post Trophy Rockfish Season

5/3

Solomon's Captain's Meeting  
MSSA Spring Tournament

Lighthouse Restaurant, 
Solomons Island

   

5/5 – 5/7

MSSA Spring Striped Bass 
Tournament

Maryland Waters of 
Chesapeake Bay

Weigh-in Stations and Captain's Meetings TBD
 by MSSA Headquarters

5/13

Fishing Rodeo

St. Mary's Lake

Contact Russ Millar (301) 373-5468

5/18

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Solomons Firehouse

Tentative Topic: Light tackle fishing 
and techniques.

6/15

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Solomon's Firehouse

Tentative Topic: Chapter member presentation 
on fishing techniques or member fishing trip.

6/16 – 6/18

Tuna-ment

Ocean City, MD & 
Chincoteague, VA

 

6/26 – 6/30

Greenwell Fishing Camp 

Greenwell State Park

Contact Phil Zalesak (240) 538-3826

7/10-7/14

Greenwell Fishing Camp 

Greenwell State Park

Contact Phil Zalesak (240) 538-3826

7/17-7/21

Greenwell Kayak Camp

Greenwell State Park

Contact Leon Smith (301) 994-1118 or  leonsmith@md.metrocast.net 

7/20

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Solomons Firehouse

Tentative Topic: Summer fishing opportunities.

7/21

"Hooked on Fishing"

Pt. Lookout Fishing Pier

Contact Tom Kemp (301) 373-3071

7/24-7/28

Greenwell Fishing Camp

Greenwell State Park

Contact Phil Zalesak (240) 538-3826

7/31 - 8/4

Greenwell Kayak Camp

Greenwell State Park

Contact Leon Smith (301) 994-1118 or  leonsmith@md.metrocast.net 

8/14 - 8/18

Greenwell Kayak Camp

Greenwell State Park

Contact Leon Smith (301) 994-1118 or  leonsmith@md.metrocast.net 

8/17

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Solomons Firehouse

Tentative Topic: Preparing your catch.

9/16 - 9/17

Mid-Atlantic Flounder 
Tournament    

Ocean City, MD 

  

9/21

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Solomons Firehouse

Tentative Topic: Fall fishing in the 
Patuxent River

TBA

SMC Annual Picnic

TBA

 

10/19

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Solomons Firehouse

Tentative Topic: Preparing for the fall migration.

11/16

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Solomons Firehouse

Tentative Topic: Current fishing opportunities 
on the Bay.

11/16

Solomons Captains Meeting 
MSSA Fall Tournament

Lighthouse Restaurant, 
Solomons Island

 

11/17-11/19

MSSA Fall Striped Bass
 Tournament

Patuxent River, Potomac 
River & Chesapeake Bay

 

TBA

SMC Holiday Party

TBA

 

 MSSA State Board of Directors meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the MSSA Headquarters in Pasadena, MD. Members interested in state-wide business can contact SMC President Phil Zalesak or V.P. Chris Goudreau.

  

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