Calendar of upcoming outdoor events in Lowcountry
Brian Miller caught five bass that weighed 18.19 pounds, including the big fish at 8.07 pounds, to win the Creekside Bassmasters September tournament held out of Black’s Camp on the Santee Cooper lakes. Matt Judy was second with five bass that weighed 13.88 pounds and Greg Butts third with four bass that weighed 9.44 pounds.
TOPWATER PLUGS FOR REDS AND TROUT
Haddrell’s Point in Mount Pleasant will hold a free clinic on Fishing Topwater Plugs for Redfish and Trout, led by Capt. Mike Able, at 6 p.m. Oct. 1. Call (843) 881-3644.
DENNY FORD MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT
The Island Sportsman’s Club’s eighth annual Denny Ford Memorial Tournament will be fished Oct. 6 out of James Island Yacht Club. The captain’s meeting and registration will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at JIYC. The entry fee is $35 for adults and $15 for youth (15 and under). Eligible species are king mackerel, redfish, trout, flounder and sheepshead. Contact Chris Mevers at (843) 200-0315 or Parker Ford at (843) 478-8289.
FALL REDFISH SEMINAR
Haddrell’s Point West Ashley will hold a free Fall Redfishing Fishing seminar at 6 p.m. Oct. 9, led by Capt. Geoff Bennett of Charleston Charter Fishing. Call (843) 573-3474.
BEGINNER FLY FISHING
A beginner fly-fishing class, taught by Capt. John Irwin, will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 6 at The Charleston Angler in West Ashley. The cost is $75. Call (843) 571-3899.
TROUT FISHING TRICKS
Haddrell’s Point in Mount Pleasant will hold a free seminar at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 on Trout Fishing Tricks, led by Capt. Bob Sanders. Call 881-3644.
The Mount Pleasant Charleston Angler will hold a free fall redfish seminar, led by Capt. John Irwin, at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10. Call (843) 884-2095.
BASS FISHING THE FRANCIS MARION
The Summerville Charleston Angler will hold a free seminar on bass fishing in the Francis Marion National Forest, led by guide Mike McSwain, at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Call (843) 871-9362.
AFTER SCHOOL ANGLERS
Haddrell’s Point Mount Pleasant will take kids fishing and crabbing from 4-6 p.m. Oct. 12. The event is limited to 10 children who must be no more than 15 years of age and accompanied by a parent or guardian, and there is a $20 fee. Call (843) 881-3644.