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Fly Fishing Lecture • free

John Donnelly talks on fishing the West Branch of the Delaware River. 7:30pm at Davidsonville Family Recreation Center, Davidsonville: 301-249-6399;

Beginners’ Fishing Workshop

Beginning anglers young and old learn how to rig a line, bait a hook and throw a cast. Dress for the weather. Fishers over the age of 16 need to bring their Maryland non-tidal fishing license. 10am-noon at Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary, Upper Marlboro. $3/car; rsvp: 301-888-1377.

Lefty Kreh’s Tiefest

Renamed this year for Lefty’s 88th birthday party, this annual celebration of the art of fly tying, the 11th, is bigger and better than ever. The event is free if you’re a member of Coastal Conservation Association or join at the door. Otherwise it’s $10. Rub shoulders with the best and most innovative fly tiers in the country, plus free fly-casting lessons for kids. Food and adult beverages on sale. March 9: 10am-4:30pm at Prospect Bay Country Club, 313 Prospect Bay Drive West, Grasonville: 202-744-5013 (Tony Friedrich);

Yellow Perch Appreciation Day

You and your kids are invited to join an annual celebration and yellow perch fishing tournament on March 2 at Community Park in Northeast, Maryland, starting at 9am. ­Registration and additional information: 202-744-5013;