Feb. 14 Outdoors Calendar

Dave Rock, formerly of Charleston but now residing in Springdale, Utah, with a nice snook caught fishing in Florida’s Everglades. Photo by Jim Rock.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-8 will offer its GPS for Mariners class from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 27 at Coast Guard Base Charleston, located on Tradd Street. The cost is $45 which includes the textbook. Topics will include Working with Nautical Charts, Setting Waypoints and Charting a Course. Visit uscgauxcharleston.com.

Haddrell’s Point Mount Pleasant staff will lead classes in offshore fishing from 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. on March 5 that will deal in rod and reel setups, tackle, rigging ballyhoo, to even taking you on a boat in the harbor to see what your trolling spread should look like. The cost is $95 and limited to eight anglers. Call 843-881-3644.

Capt. Geoff Bennett will lead a free seminar on Fishing Spring Transition Redfish at Haddrell’s Point Tackle West Ashley at 6 p.m. March 8. Call 843-573-3474.

Capt. John Irwin or Capt. Joe Benton will lead Fly Fishing 201 schools at the West Ashley location of The Charleston Angler. Classes are $75 and are scheduled Feb. 20 and March 12. Call 843-571-3899.

The 2016 Fly Fishing Film Tour will visit the Charleston Music Hall, 37 John Street, at 7 p.m. March 12. Tickets may be purchased now at The Charleston Angler West Ashley, Mt. Pleasant and City Market locations for a discounted rate of $14. For more information, call 843-571-3899 or email contact@thecharlestonangler.com and visit www.TheCharlestonAngler.com.

The 28th annual Wild Quail Management Seminar will be held March 2-3 at the Webb Wildlife Center, 1282 Webb Ave., Garnett. The registration fee is $85 which includes meals, overnight accommodations and seminar materials. The registration deadline is Feb. 19. The seminar is designed to instruct landowners and land managers in the proper techniques of creating habitat that will support native populations of bobwhite quail. Call the DNR Small Game Project in Columbia at (803) 734-3609, or e-mail castinep@dnr.sc.gov. Registration forms can be found at dnr.sc.gov.

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