May 31 Outdoors Calendar

Jack Loring, 6, with his first fish. He caught the bream using a cane pole and crickets for bait at Hiott’s Farm in Round O. He also was fishing with his father, Neely Loring, and brother, J.T. Loring, at the family’s Memorial Day gathering. Photo by Sam Hiott.

The fourth annual Palmetto Society Redfish Championship will be fished Saturday out of Dockside Condos, located at 330 Concord St., Charleston. The entry fee is $35 per angler. Each participant will be allowed to weigh one fish within the 15- to 23-inch slot limit. Visit thepalmettosociety.com/events.

Capts. John Irwin of Fly Right Charters, Hunter Allen of Lighter Breeze Charters and Jeremy Mehlhaff of Charleston Shallows will lead Orvis 2-Day Fly Fishing Schools on June 12-13, July 12-13, Aug. 26-27 and Sept. 24-25. The classes are limited to six anglers and are based on Lowcountry tailing tides. The class runs from 12:30-3:30 p.m. and the anglers will then go out with a captain to fish tailing tides from 4:30 p.m. until dark. The cost is $500 per angler. Call (843) 571-3899 or (843) 884-2095.

Capt. Robert Olsen of Knot @Work Fishing Charters will lead a free seminar on king mackerel fishing at 6:30 p.m. June 17 at the Mount Pleasant location of The Charleston Angler. Call (843) 884-2095.

Capt. Chuck Griffin will lead a free seminar on catching big redfish at the jetties and fishing for coastal tarpon at 7 p.m. July 14 at the Mount Pleasant location of The Charleston Angler. Call (843) 884-2095.

The Charleston Angler staff will lead a free seminar on shrimping at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Mount Pleasant location of The Charleston Angler. Call (843) 884-2095.

The Charleston Angler will hold a series of Fly Fishing 201 Schools led by Capts. John Irwin or Joe Benton at the West Ashley store located at 654 St. Andrews Blvd. The cost is $75 for the classes which run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and are limited to 10 participants. Upcoming dates include June 13; July 18; Aug. 15; Sept. 19; Oct. 17; Nov. 14; and Dec. 12. Call (843) 571-3899 or (843) 884-2095.

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