Charleston Coastal Anglers
The Charleston Coastal Anglers' 35th annual Fishing Tournament will be held July 14 out of James Island Yacht Club. The captain's meeting will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. July 12 at James Island Yacht Club. Eligible species include king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, trout, flounder, sheepshead, spadefish, bluefish, blackfish, ladyfish and spottail with the most spots and dogfish. The entry fee is $40 for adults and $20 for youth 15 and younger. Contact Lee Moyer at 843-795-5136 or Bob Zobel at 843-906-3324.
Lowcountry Longbeards Banquet
The Lowcountry Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its annual banquet at 6 p.m. July 19 at The Pavilion at Pepper Plantation in Awendaw. Tickets are available at nwtf.org/events.
Mount Pleasant, Folly Pier tournaments
The Mount Pleasant and Folly Beach Piers Cast Off Fishing Tournament will be held as follows: Folly tournaments - Aug. 11 and Sept. 29. Mount Pleasant - Sept. 1 and Oct. 13. Awards are for the largest game fish catch in each of the following categories: Adult Angler, Lady Angler, Youth Angler (12 and under), Senior Angler (60+) and Total Weight of Five Fish. Tournament registration fees are $10 for ages 13 and up, $9 for members of the military, $8 for seniors and ages 12 and under, or $5 for fishing pass holders. The final tournaments at each pier will have a similar award and pricing structure; mid-season tournaments will offer awards for the top three biggest fish category. Registration is at charlestoncountyparks.com/fishing.