Fishing for Miracles

The 21st annual Hanckel Marine Fishing for Miracles King Mackerel Tournament will be fished Friday and Saturday out of Ripley Light Yacht Club. Proceeds benefit the MUSC Children's Hospital PICU and Coastal Conservation Association. Registration opens at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ripley Light Yacht Club and continues until 7 p.m. Tournament entry fee is $350 per boat. Friday's weigh-in begins at 2 p.m. and ends at 5 p.m., while Saturday's weigh-in runs from 1-4 p.m. Visit or call (843) 214-1408 or (570) 881-3934.

Joe's Buddies Tournament

The seventh annual tournament for Joe's Buddies will be fished Saturday. Eligible species are redfish (must have three spots or more), trout, sheepshead and flounder. Entry fee is $40, and the captain's meeting will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Wild Wing Cafe on Coleman Boulevard in Mount Pleasant. The event will benefit MUSC Children's Hospital and Camp Happy Days. Call Will Brown (843) 343-4045; Joe Gladden (843) 343-9415; Joe Petrides (843) 696-6236; or Chris MacEachern (843) 408-8424.

Palmetto Sportfishers Redfish Cup

Brandon Riley and Chris Riley weighed three redfish that totaled 8.83 pounds to win the inaugural Palmetto Sportfishers-Ronald McDonald House Redfish Cup. Jimmy Owens and Brandon Parnell were second with three fish that weighed 8.14 pounds.

Quality Deer Banquet

The fourth annual Quality Deer Management Association REACH Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Omar Shrine Temple in Mount Pleasant. Contact Freddy St. Laurent at (843) 330-6517.

Fly Fishing 201

Capt. John Irwin will lead Fly Fishing 201 schools throughout the year at The Charleston Angler in Mount Pleasant and West Ashley. The cost is $75 for the classes, which run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Class sizes are limited to 10 participants. Topics covered include fly casting to knots and fly selections for Lowcountry species. Upcoming classes are scheduled Aug. 16 (West Ashley) and Sept. 20 (Mount Pleasant). Call (843) 884-2095 or (843) 571-3899.

Big Shrimping

The Charleston Angler in Mount Pleasant will hold a free Big Shrimping seminar at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Call (843) 884-2095.

Fall flounder

Haddrell's Point Tackle West Ashley will hold a free fall flounder fishing seminar, led by Capt. John Fuss, at 6 p.m. Aug. 26. Call (843) 573-3474.

Surf Fishing

The Charleston Angler in Mount Pleasant will hold a free surf fishing seminar led by Capt. Ben Floyd at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 1. Call (843) 884-2095.

Fall trout

Haddrell's Point Tackle West Ashley will hold a free fall trout fishing seminar at 6 p.m. Sept. 9, led by Capt. Geoff Bennett. Call (843) 573-3474.

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Tommy Braswell