South Side Shark Symposium
South Side Bait and Tackle, located at 3874 Savannah Highway, will hold a free Shark Fishing Symposium from 6-8 p.m. April 10 led by Capt. Geoff Bennett of Charleston Charter Fishing, Anthony Passante and Creed Branham of Apex LBSF Team and Mike Popovich of Coastal Shark Tagging Initiative. The seminar will focus on different ways of safe capture and release of sharks from land and sea. Visit southsidebaitandtackle.com or call 843-203-6561.
Summerville Saltwater Anglers
The Summerville Saltwater Anglers will meet at 6:30 p.m. April 11 at Summerville Country Club, 400 Country Club Blvd., Summerville. For information email SSWAOnline@gmail.com or visit summervillesaltwateranglers.com.
Charleston Outdoor Fest
The 28th Charleston Outdoor Fest will be held April 21-22 at James Island County Park. The event features on of the country's premier showcases of canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) along with numerous other outdoor recreation activities including mountain biking, slack lining, archery, climbing and disc golf. The East Coast Paddlesports Symposium will be held April 20-22. Schedules and registration can be found at charlestoncountyparks.com or call 843-795-4386.
The 26th annual Charleston Inshore Anglers Sheepshead Tournament will be fished April 28. The captain's meeting and registration will be held April 26 at Smoky Oak Taproom, 1234 Camp Rd., Charleston and the weigh-in will be from 4-5 p.m. April 28 at Smoky Oak. The entry fee is $35. Contact Kevin Mischke at 843-324-1006, Nick Kvestad at 843-557-2811 or Gene Broderick at 843-224-6826.