Outdoors Databoard Calendar of Events
THE CHARLESTON ANGLER: May 15, West Ashley, 6:30 p.m., Tarpon Fishing, Colt Harrison, free, (843) 571-3899. May 17, Summerville, 6:30 p.m., Fly Fishing for Gar, Blake Bryce, (843) 871-9362. May 19, Mount Pleasant, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Beginner Fly Fishing, Capt. John Irwin, $75, call (843) 884-2095. May 21, Mount Pleasant, 6:30 p.m., Tailing Redfish, Capt. John Irwin, free, call (843) 884-2095. June 1, West Ashley, noon-7 p.m., Meet Lefty Kreh, call (843) 571-3899. June 2, Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fly Fishing Clinic with Lefty Kreh, $400, class limited to 15, call (843) 884-2095.
HADDRELLíS POINT: Haddrellís Offshore Challenge óMay-dolphin; June-king mackerel, $300 per challenge, call (843) 881-3644 or (843) 573-3474. Tuesday, Mount Pleasant, Flounder Fishing, Capt. John Fuss, free, call (843) 881-3644. Thursday, West Ashley, Kingfish 101 with the Pros, Capts. Bryan Baxter and Tom Murray, free, call (843) 573-3474. Saturday, Mount Pleasant, Fishing with the Kids, Haddrellís Point employees, $20 for youth 15 and under, call (843) 881-3644. May 29, Barrier Island Marine, 6 p.m., Spadefish, Scott Hammond, free, call (843) 573-3474.
CAROLINA LADY ANGLERS: The Carolina Lady Anglersí 15th annual Fishing for the Cure inshore tournament will be held June 2 out of the Charleston Maritime Center. Registration and captainís meeting will be held from 6-9 p.m. May 30 at the Maritime Center. The entry fee is $35 per angler, with youth 12 and under $10. Species are king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, trout, flounder, sheepshead and ladyfish. E-mail email@example.com or call (843) 509-3405.
GOOSE CREEK BASS CLUB SUMMER SLAM: The Goose Creek Bass Clubís Summer Slam series will feature 12 regular events and a classic. Tournaments will be held every Saturday from 5-9 p.m., beginning May 12, with the exception of July 4 weekend. The entry fee is $30 per team with $10 optional big fish. Contact Bill Holmes at (843) 708-2320 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOWCOUNTRY BASSMASTERS: The Lowcountry Bassmasters 2012 Working Manís Tournament are underway at Cypress Gardens Landing on the Cooper River. Tournaments will be held every Thursday from 5:30-8:30 p.m., with registration beginning at 3:30 p.m. At the end of the 13 tournaments, the top 20 teams will compete for a championship. The entry fee is $40 per team with $10 big fish category. Contact Mike Redmon at (843) 480-1391, Dale Lovelace at (843) 200-7877 or David Murdaugh at (843) 452-9566.
MCASC FISHING TOURNAMENT: The fourth annual Mechanical Contractors Association of South Carolina will hold its Charleston Slam fishing tournament May 26. The entry fee is $40 and the entry deadline is May 13. Cash prizes will be awarded through third place, with first place paying $1,000. The captainís meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m,. May 25 at Tideland Equipment & Supply Co. (TESCO), 7273 Peppermill Parkway, North Charleston. Visit thecharlestonslam.com or contact Stan Harbourt at (843) 296-0382, (843) 747-4100 or email@example.com.
AMERICAíS BOATING COURSE: The Charleston United States Sail and Power Squadron will conduct Americaís Boating course from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. June 2 at 1376 Orange Grove Road. Topics include: navigation aids, adverse conditions, communications afloat, anchoring, charts, regulations, knots and lines, required safety equipment and more. A take-home manual is included with the course. Call (843) 437-6241 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOHICKET MARINA REDFISH INVITATIONAL: The inaugural Bohicket Marina Redfish Invitational will be fished May 19. There fly-fishing and spin-fishing categories. The entry fee is $200 for up to four people with prizes for the overall winner (aggregate weight of three redfish), largest red on fly, most spots, biggest trash fish and lady angler.
SC MEMORIAL REEF: The fourth annual S.C. Memorial Reef Silent and Live Auction will be held June 29 during the Carolina Classic S.C. Governorís Cup Billfishing Series tournament. The S.C. Memorial Reef will be a part of the Charleston Deep Reef Project to create a special place of honor and reflection for the sportsfishing community that share, protect and respect our outstanding offshore resource. Participants have raised more than $150,000 for the reef. Contact scmemorialreef.org or Steve Leasure at (843) 571-0013.
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