Take a Kid Fishing Day

The Take a Kid Fishing Day, hosted by the Folly Beach Anglers, will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 2 at the Folly Beach Pier. The event for kids 16 and under is free and fishing equipment is provided while supplies last. Pre-registration is not required. Trophies and prizes are awarded in the following categories: girls 6-under, girls 7-11 and girls 12-16; boys 6-under, boys 7-11 and boys 12-16. All fish must be legal by S.C. Department of Natural Resources rules. No sharks or stingrays are allowed. Visit or contact Randy Carter at

Fishin' For a Mission

St. Andrew's Church of Mount Pleasant's 2018 Fishin' For a Mission inshore tournament will be held June 2 with the banquet and auction June 8 at the Omar Shrine Convention Center. Eligible species are sheepshead, flounder, trout and redfish. Check-in will be 3-3:30 p.m. June 2 at Toler's Cove Marina. The entry fee is $90 per boat. Visit Entry forms are available at Haddrell's Point Tackle or contact Champ Smith at 843-224-1811.

Mount Pleasant, Folly Pier tournaments

The Mount Pleasant and Folly Beach Piers have announced their Cast Off Fishing Tournament schedules. The Folly tournaments are May 19, June 30, Aug. 11 and Sept. 29. Mount Pleasant will hold tournaments June 16, 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

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