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Outdoors calendar

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published February 18, 2001


Fishing

MONDAY: Winter seminar with Capt. Rick Grassett, 7 p.m., Boater's World, DeSoto Square Mall, Bradenton; (941) 747-8339.

TUESDAY: Fly-fishing seminar, 6 p.m., Rodbenders, 5200 W Tyson Ave., Suite 103, Tampa; (813) 902-8849.

TUESDAY: Fly-tying clinic, 6:30 p.m., Saltwater Fly Fisherman, Clearwater; (727) 443-5000. TUESDAY: Spring Hill Fishing Club meeting, 7:30 p.m., Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club, 3357 Susan Drive, Spring Hill; (352) 683-8481.

WEDNESDAY: Seminar, 7 p.m., Coastal Conservation Association, Bleachers Sports Bar, 10478 Roosevelt Blvd.; (727) 822-5915.

THURSDAY: Spring snook and redfish seminar with Capt. Rob Gorta, 7 p.m., West Marine, 2000 34th St. N, St. Petersburg; (727) 327-0072.

SATURDAY: Fly-casting clinic, 10 a.m., Bill Jackson's, U.S. 19 N; (727) 576-4169.

SATURDAY: Fly-casting clinic, women only at 11:30 a.m., coed at 12:30 p.m., Saltwater Fly Fisherman, Clearwater; (727) 443-5000.

SATURDAY: Fly-casting clinic, 10 a.m., World Class Outfitters, 13911 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa; (813) 968-3736.

SATURDAY: No-Motor Fishing Tournament, captains meeting Friday at Osprey Bay Kayaks, supports the Suncoast Sea Bird Sanctuary, 17910 U.S. 19, Clearwater; (727) 524-9670.

Boating

TODAY: Sailing World National Offshore One-Design Regatta, 9:30 a.m., St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg; (727) 822-3873.

TUESDAY: Continuous safe-boating course, 7:30 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 72, 1300 Beach Drive SE, St. Petersburg; (727) 898-8774.

THURSDAY: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary safe-boating course, 7:30 p.m., 299 Boca Ciega Drive, Madeira Beach; (727) 587-7873.

THURSDAY: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary safe-boating class, 7:30, St. Pete Beach Recreation Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive; (727) 867-3088.FRIDAY: USF Sail Club meeting, 5:30 p.m., Bayboro Cafe at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg; (727) 821-4840.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY: JY 15, Clearwater Yacht Club, 830 S Bayway Blvd., Clearwater; (727) 447-6000. SATURDAY: Free kayak demo, 10 a.m., Fort De Soto Park Shelter No. 9, North Beach at the Florida Gulf Coast Sea Kayak Symposium, St. Petersburg; Sweetwater Kayaks, 1136 Pinellas Bayway, Tierra Verde; (727) 906-0708.

SATURDAY: Anchor Trophy Regatta, Pass-a-Grille Yacht Club, 2301 Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach; (727) 360-1646.

SUNDAY: Sunday race, Davis Island Yacht Club, 1315 Severen Ave., Tampa; (813) 251-1158.

Miscellaneous

DAILY: Boyd Hill Nature Park tram tour, 1 p.m.; (727) 893-7326.

SATURDAY: Guided hike at Brooker Creek Preserve, 9 a.m., reservations required; (727) 943-4003. SATURDAY: Trees in Winter identification workshop, 9 a.m., Boyd Hill Nature Park, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg; (727) 893-7326.

SATURDAY: Archery workshop with John Weatherholt, 10 a.m., Chinsegut Nature Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Rt. 476, Brooksville; (352) 754-6722.

SATURDAY: Tampa Bay Region (Audubon) field trip, 7:30 a.m., Newman's Lake and Payne's Prairie Preserve, Clearwater Audubon Society, meet in the park-and-ride lot behind Bombay Bicycle Club on S.R. 60, Gulf to Bay Boulevard, Clearwater; (727) 734-5196.

-- Send information to Outdoors, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731. All items must be typed and arrive 10 days before the event. Include event name, time, address and phone number.

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