This huge show presents four days of of boats and gear, plus the Progressive Boat School and Chesapeake Bay Magazine seminars on effective fishing by author Shawn Kimbro, cruising the Chesapeake and ICW with Jody Schroath, boat handling techniques, and other helpful topics. The show also hosts the 9th Annual Crab Pickin’ Contest. Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore. Thurs.–Sat. 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.baltimoreboatshow.com.