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: Feb. 21; March 14; April 19; May 9; June 13; July 18; Aug. 15; Sept. 19; Oct. 17; Nov. 14; and Dec. 12. Call (843) 571-3899 or (843) 884-2095.
Simon Owens will lead a Fly Tying for Beginners seminar at 6 p.m. Jan. 27 at the West Ashely location of Haddrell’s Point Tackle. There is a $15 material charge and the seminar is limited to 10 persons. Call (843) 573-3474.
Simon Owens will lead an Advanced Fly Tying Class – Working with Deer Hair seminar at 6 p.m. Feb. 26 at the West Ashley location of Haddrell’s Point Tackle. There is a $20 material charge and the class is limited to 10 persons. Call (843) 573-3474.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-8 will hold the About Boating Safely course from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 7 at Coast Guard Station Charleston on Tradd Street. The cost is $35, which includes the text book. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-8 will hold a GPS for Mariners course from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 21 at Coast Guard Station Charleston on Tradd Street. The cost is $45, which includes the textbook. Email email@example.com.
Tickets are available at all The Charleston Angler locations for the 2015 Fly Fishing Film Tour that will be held March 13 at the Charleston Music Hall, located at 37 John St. Call (843) 571-3899 or (843) 884-2095.
Capt. Geoff Bennett will lead a free Spring Reds seminar at 6 p.m. March 3 at the West Ashley location of Haddrell’s Point Tackle. Call (843) 573-3474.
The Saltwater Sportsman Seminar Series will visit the Palace Theatre in Myrtle Beach on March 7. The Seminar Series is led by George Poveromo, host of George Poveromo’s World of Saltwater Fishing, and Charleston fisheries biologist Don Hammond. Among the scheduled speakers are Summerville’s Paul Godbout and Capt. Fred Rourk of Georgetown. Tickets are $55 and include five hours of instruction, a seminar textbook, a year’s subscription to Saltwater Sportsman and other goodies. Call 1-800-448-7360 or visit nationalseminarseries.com.
Clemson Forestry and Natural Resources Continuing Education will hold a seminar on coyote control from 12:30-4:45 p.m. Tuesday in Florence. Jay Bufiloski of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and Ricky Williams of the S.C. Trappers Association will lead the seminar, which costs $10. Call Susan Guynn at (864) 656-0606 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Take One Make One program will hold a free youth duck clinic from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday on Edisto Island. The duck clinic will introduce the students to duck identification, skeet shooting on the range, dog demonstrations and retrieving, waterfowl hunting equipment as well as game care and prep. Youth are required to register and must be between the ages of 10-18 to participate. To register, contact Jessica Gibson at email@example.com or call (803) 734-4122. The first 15 to register will have the opportunity to attend.
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— Tommy Braswell