OUTPOST.All about boats: More than 500 pleasure boats and watercraft will be on display from major manufacturers during the Orange County Boat Show to be held today through Sunday at the Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim Convention Center is a major convention center in Anaheim, California. It is located across from the Disneyland Resort on Katella Avenue. Much of the Anaheim Convention Center has been renovated in recent years with state-of-the-art facilities. , 800 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim. It is the largest boat show in Orange County history, taking up 300,000 square feet of exhibition space.
Show hours are 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. today and Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $7 for adults; children 12 and under will be admitted free. Admission today is $2.
Information: Southern California Southern California, also colloquially known as SoCal, is the southern portion of the U.S. state of California. Centered on the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Southern California is home to nearly 24 million people and is the nation's second most populated region, Marine Association, (714) 633-1427.
For kids only: Youngsters ages 5 to 15 can participate in the 24th annual Youth Fishing Derby Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Apollo County Park, 4555 W. Ave. G, Lancaster.
More than 3,000 anglers are expected in what is billed as the country's largest event of its kind.
The contest is free and no fishing license is required, but entrants must bring their own tackle.
Registration begins at 6 a.m. Information: (805) 259-1750.
Fishing tips: A seminar outlining tips for bass and trout angling will be offered Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Sport Chalet, 24200 Lyons Ave., Santa Clarita.
The free workshop will be presented by Ronnie Kovach, author and host of ESPN's ``Big Game Fishing'' and KABC-790 AM's ``Fishing Expeditions'' radio show. Information: (805) 253-3883.
Skier nirvana: A fantasy camp hosted by U.S. Skiing, in which skiers can join with top athletes and coaches on the slopes, will be held May 15-18 at Mammoth Mountain.
Highlights include video analysis and workshops featuring Olympic champions Tommy Moe and Diann Roffe-Steinrotter.
Proceeds from the camp will benefit the U.S. Ski Team Foundation. Reservations: (801) 647-2071,
Get your motor runnin' The 13th annual Rim of the World Pro Rally four-wheel-drive race begins Friday in Palmdale, wheels into the back roads of Angeles National Forest The Angeles National Forest (ANF) was established by executive order on December 20, 1892 as the San Gabriel Timberland Reserve. It covers over 2,600 km² (650,000 acres) and is located in the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles County, just north of the metropolitan area of Los and concludes Saturday.
Cars start at two-minute intervals and race against the clock over a dozen stages, which range in distance from 4 to 10 miles.
The rally, the fourth round in this year's series, begins at the Ramada ra·ma·da
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a. An open or semienclosed shelter roofed with brush or branches, designed especially to provide shade.
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2. Inn, 300 W. Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale. Information: (805) 273-1200 or (619) 375-8704.
May is for parks: During the month, proclaimed by Gov. Pete Wilson three years ago as State Parks Month, activities around California will celebrate our 265 parks. Special displays and programs noting the bounty of healthy experiences available through the woodlands will emphasize the state's rich ecological and cultural diversity. Information is available at nearby parks or by calling (916) 653-6995 or writing to: Marketing and Revenue Generation Division, California State Parks This is a list of state parks and reserves in the California state park system.
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Guppies is an acronym which stands for Generation X Yuppies. The combination of the two nelogistic generational terms is used to loosely identify anyone who was in their twenties during the 1990s, : The Department of Fish and Game's hatcheries produced 65 million fish in 1995, ranging from minute fingerlings to 7-pound broodfish.
Salmon and steelhead accounted 47.7 million to stock the state's fisheries, while resident fish - mostly trout - totaled 17.5 million.
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the contents of unfertilized eggs. Used in petfood manufacture. crews continue to do a banner job, and, of course, the fish cooperated, too,'' said Gene Fleming, assistant chief of DFG's Inland Fisheries Division. ``Both the trout and the salmon and steelhead production were excellent.''
Heavy hoofing: Jefferson County, Colo., and Anchorage, Alaska, have been dubbed the country's greatest trail towns by the American Hiking Society The creator of this article, or someone who has substantially contributed to it, may have a conflict of interest regarding its subject matter.
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They will make great destinations to trek within National Trail Day on June 1, a day of more than 3,000 events aimed at increasing awareness of and appreciation for hiking trails.
For details about participating in events in your area, call the AHS AHS Assistant House Surgeon. at (301) 565-6704.
Elk dinner: The Inland Empire Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is a conservationist organization, founded in the United States in 1984 by four hunters from Troy, Montana (Bob Munson, Bill Munson, Dan Bull and Charlie Decker) with the mission of ensuring the future of elk, other wildlife, and their will host its second annual banquet and fund-raising auction beginning 5:30 p.m. Saturday the Riverside Convention Center, 3443 Orange St., Riverside.
Tickets are $75 per couple or $50 for an individual, and includes dinner and a single membership to the RMEF RMEF Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation . Information: Dennis Ingrao, (909) 797-0425.
Photo: These participants in Bert's Sea-Doo Blast, a fundra iser held Monday from Long Beach to Catalina and back, kept the throttle wide open. So were their pocketbooks. The event raised $5,000 for the American Red Cross American Red Cross: see Red Cross. and attracted 300 riders.
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