Sid Fowler won the Creekside Bassmasters’ February club tournament fished out of Black’s Camp on the Santee Cooper lakes with a five-bass limit that weighed 28.06 pounds. Dwayne Reine was second with five bass that weighed 19.31 pounds and Robb Boyne third with five bass that weighed 18.00 pounds. Billy Schwach won the big fish prize with a 9.02-pound catch.
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.
The Charleston Angler will hold its 16th annual Spring Fling Fishing Expo at all locations on March 5. At Mount Pleasant, Capt. John Irwin will present a free saltwater fly fishing seminar at 10 a.m.; Capt. Mark Phelps will present Inshore 101 and DOA Baits at noon; and Capt. Greg Peralta will lead artificial baits, hard baits and more at 2 p.m. Call 843-884-2095 to register. At the West Ashley location there will be cast net and fly tying seminars all day with a Kids Cast Net seminar at 1 p.m. Call 843-571-3899.
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 a Fly Fishing 201 school on March 12 at the West Ashley location of The Charleston Angler. Classes are $75. 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 email@example.com and visit www.TheCharlestonAngler.com.
Scott Hammond and Simon Owens will lead a free seminar on Inshore Tips and Tricks at 6 p.m. March 29 at Haddrell’s Point Tackle West Ashley. Call 843-573-3474.