Outdoors Calendar of Upcoming Events

  • Posted: Sunday, June 17, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Fishing, boating
NEARSHORE AND BOTTOM FISHING SEMINAR

Capt. Ben Floyd will lead a free seminar on nearshore and bottom fishing at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Mount Pleasant Charleston Angler. Call (8430 884-2095.

LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS TOURNAMENT: The Lowcountry Anglers will hold their 17th annual inshore tournament Saturday. Registration and captainís meeting will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Charleston Maritime Center. The entry fee is $35 with youth 15 and under $15. Eligible species are: king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, spadefish, bluefish, sheepshead, flounder and trout.

JIYC TOURNAMENT
The James Island Yacht Club King Mackerel and Inshore Fish Tournament will be held Saturday. Registration will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at JIYC. Information is available at jiyc.org.

CAMP GOOD TIMES FISHING DAY
Lowcountry Anglers will be holding the Camp Good Times Fishing Day beginning at 10:30 a.m. June 26 at the Mount Pleasant Pier. Camp Good Times is dedicated to children with autism and their friends. Contact Tony Kozloski at (843) 884-5909.

INSHORE LIVE BAIT TECHNIQUES SEMINAR

Scott Hammond will lead a free seminar on inshore live bait fishing techniques at 6 p.m. June 26 at Haddrellís Point West Ashley. Call (843) 573-3474.

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.

ORVIS 101 FLY FISHING CLASS
The Orvis 101 Fly Fishing Class will be held June 30 (10-11 a.m., 11 a.m.-noon) and July 1 (1-2 p.m., 2-3 p.m.) at the West Ashley Charleston Angler. The classes are free. Call (843) 571-3899.

JULY BASS FISHING TIPS SEMINAR

Luke Dehaan, a St. Croix bass pro, will lead a free seminar on July bass fishing at 6:30 p.m. July 2 at the Summerville Charleston Angler. Call (843) 871-9362.

ORVIS 201 FLY FISHING SCHOOL
Capt. John Irwin will lead the Orvis 201 Fly Fishing School from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 7 at the Summerville Charleston Angler. Call (843) 871-9362.

CHARLESTON HARBOR TARPON RELEASE TOURNAMENT

The 18th annual Charleston Harbor Tarpon Release Tournament will be fished from 6 a.m.-6 p.m. July 7. The entry fee is $35 and registration will take place from 5-7 p.m. July 5 at Tolerís Cove Pool House. Registration forms are available at Haddrellís Point, Atlantic Tackle and Tolerís Cove. Contact Cantey Smith at (843) 696-0865.

ADVANCED FLY TYING CLASS
Capt. Mike Benson will lead an advanced fly tying class at 6:30 p.m. July 16 at the Mount Pleasant Charleston Angler. There is a $10 materials fee. Call (843) 884-2095.

FISHING 101 SEMINAR
Capt. Dee Oliver will lead a free introductory fishing seminar at 6 p.m. July 17 at Haddrellís Point West Ashley. Call (843) 573-3474.

BOTTOM FISHING FOR GROUPER SEMINAR

Capt. Robert Olsen of Knot @ Work Charters will lead a free seminar on bottom fishing for grouper at 6:30 p.m. July 17 at the West Ashley Charleston Angler. Call (843) 571-3899.

CRANKING FOR REDS SEMINAR
Capt. Stephen Fields will lead a free seminar at 6:30 p.m. July 19 at the Summerville Charleston Angler on using freshwater tackle for inshore saltwater species. Call (843) 871-9362.

GOOSE CREEK BASS CLUB SUMMER SLAM

The Goose Creek Bass Clubís Summer Slam series features 12 regular events and a classic. Tournaments are being held every Saturday from 5-9 p.m. 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 bholmes721@hotmail.com.

LOWCOUNTRY BASSMASTERS
The Lowcountry Bassmasters 2012 Working Manís Tournaments 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.

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