THE CHARLESTON ANGLER: Monday, Mount Pleasant, 6:30 p.m., Q&A with Capts. Mark Phelps and Ben Floyd, free, (843) 884-2095. Tuesday, West Ashley, 6:30 p.m., Flounder Fishing, Capt. Ben Floyd, (843) 571-3899.
HADDRELL’S POINT: Haddrell’s Offshore Challenge — April-wahoo; May-dolphin; June-king mackerel, $300 per challenge, call (843) 881-3644 or (843) 573-3474. Tuesday, 6 p.m., West Ashley, Nearshore Shark Fishing, Capt. Mike Waller, free, call (843) 573-3474.
EAST COOPER CCA BANQUET: The East Cooper chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association will hold its 10th annual Celebrating Conservation event at 6 p.m. May 4 at Lighthouse on the Creek in Mount Pleasant. Tickets, which include annual CCA membership, are $50 single and $75 per couple. Children under 18 are free. Contact Jay Brown at (843) 737-7202, John Gourdin at (843) 214-1408 or the CCA state office at (843) 865-4164.
CHARLESTON INSHORE ANGLERS SHEEPSHEAD TOURNAMENT: The 20th annual Charleston inshore Anglers Sheepshead Tournament will be fished Saturday. The registration and captain’s meeting will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at King Street Grille, located at 1291 Folly Road. There will be a payout for the top 10 places plus first through third youth prizes. Contact Kevin Mischke at (843) 324-1006 and gene Broderick at (843) 224-6826
MONCKS CORNER MEDICAL CENTER CATFISH TOURNAMENT: The 19th annual Moncks Corner Medical Center Catfish Tournament, benefiting the Berkeley County Rescue Squad, will be fished Saturday. The early entry fee is $75 per boat or $90 per boat at the William Dennis Boat Landing on the morning of the tournament. There is a $1,000 bonus for the biggest catfish over 55 pounds but under 65 pounds and a $2,000 bonus for the biggest catfish over 65 pounds (but not both). Visit berkcorescue.com or call (843) 214-0711.
CAROLINA LADY ANGLERS: The Carolina Lady Anglers’ 15th annual Fishing for the Cure inshore tournament will be held June 2 out of the Charleston Maritime Center. Registration and captain’s meeting will be held from 6-9 p.m. May 30 at the Maritime Center. The entry fee is $35 per angler, with youth 12 and under $10. Species are king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, trout, flounder, sheepshead and ladyfish. E-mail email@example.com or call (843) 509-3405.
GOOSE CREEK BASS CLUB SUMMER SLAM: The Goose Creek Bass Club’s Summer Slam series will feature 12 regular events and a classic. Tournaments will be held every Saturday from 5-9 p.m., beginning May 12, with the exception of July 4 weekend. The entry fee is $30 per team with $10 optional big fish. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
FISHIN’ FOR A MISSION: St. Andrews Church is holding its Fishin’ for a Mission fishing tournament May 5. Proceeds will go to St. Andrews mission trips. The entry fee is $150 per boat, with $500 for first, $350 for second and $100 for third. Eligible species are sheepshead, trout and flounder, with the winner determined by the aggregate of all three species. Fishing hours are 6 a.m.-3 p.m., with the weigh-in from 3-5 p.m. at SeaBreeze Marina. Contact Champ Smith at (843) 224-1811 or email email@example.com.
LOWCOUNTRY BASSMASTERS: The Lowcountry Bassmasters 2012 Working Man’s Tournament will be begin May 3 out of Cypress Gardens Landing on the Cooper River. Tournaments will be held every Thursday from 5:30-8:30 p.m., with registration beginning at 3:30 p.m. At the end of the 13 tournaments, the top 20 teams will compete for a championship. The entry fee is $40 per team with $10 big fish category. Contact Mike Redmon at (843) 480-1391, Dale Lovelace at (843) 200-7877 or David Murdaugh at (843) 452-9566.
BOHICKET MARINA REDFISH INVITATIONAL: The inaugural Bohicket Marina Redfish Invitational will be fished May 19. There fly-fishing and spin-fishing categories. The entry fee is $200 for up to four people with prizes for the overall winner (aggregate weight of three redfish), largest red on fly, most spots, biggest trash fish and lady angler.
SC MEMORIAL REEF: The fourth annual S.C. Memorial Reef Silent and Live Auction will be held June 29 during the Carolina Classic S.C. Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series tournament. The S.C. Memorial Reef will be a part of the Charleston Deep Reef Project to create a special place of honor and reflection for the sportsfishing community that share, protect and respect our outstanding offshore resource. Participants have raised more than $150,000 for the reef. Contact scmemorialreef.org or Steve Leasure at (843) 571-0013.
VERMILION SNAPPER SEASON NOW OPEN: The recreational season for vermilion snapper has reopened. The daily bag limit is five vermilion snapper per person (in addition to the aggregate bag limit of 10 snapper), with a minimum size limit of 12 inches total length. The recreational season ends Nov. 1.