Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association Headquarters

Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association So. MD Chapter

MSSA-SMC Home Chapter Communications Fishing Reports Announcements Chapter Events
About Us Topic Areas Photo Gallery Recipes
 

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

9/24

MSSA FALL TOURNAMENT

11/17 – 11/19

HOLIDAY PARTY

12/1

 

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

Speaker: Captain Brady Bounds

Topic: Summer Fishing Strategies for Large and Small boats

6/15

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Solomon's Firehouse

Speakers: Marty Shubert and Alex Sidlowski

Topic: Summer Fly Fishing Strategies on the Potomac River and Lower Bay

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

Speaker: Captain Dennis Fleming

Topic: “Light Tackle Fishing in the Chesapeake Bay and its Tributaries”

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

Speaker: Captain John Whitman

Topic:  “Fishing Recipes for the Chesapeake Angler”.   Samples will be provided for tasting.

9/16 - 9/17

Mid-Atlantic Flounder 
Tournament    

Ocean City, MD 

  

9/21

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Solomons Firehouse

Speaker: Captain Walleye Pete

Topic: “Running and Gunning on the Chesapeake Bay” employing light tackle fishing

9/24

SMC Annual Picnic
12 Noon-3 PM

Solomons Navy Recreation Center

Sign up and pay by contacting Phil Zalesak by email at flypax@md.metrocast.net or mailing to 17725 Whitestone Drive, Tall Timbers, Maryland 20690.

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

 

12/1

SMC Holiday Party

Solomons Firehouse

Time: 5-9 PM

 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.

  

Communications     Fishing Reports     Fishing Partners    Chapter Supporters     Home      About Us     Topic  Areas      Photos       Links