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 and 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 fbakt.org or contact Randy Carter at email@example.com.
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 WeAreStAndrews.com. Entry forms are available at Haddrell's Point Tackle or contact Champ Smith at 843-224-1811.
Fishing for the Cure
The Carolina Lady Anglers' 21st Fishing for the Cure tournament will be held June 2 with the weigh-in from 4-6 p.m. at the Charleston Maritime Center. The captain's meeting is 6 p.m. May 30. Categories include king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, bluefish, sheepshead, flounder, ladyfish and dogfish. The entry fee is $40 with youth 12 and under $10. Visit carolinaladyanglers.org for information.
Kids Fishing Classes
Haddrell's Point Tackle is offering Kids Fishing Classes June 5, 6 and 7. Classes are for youth ages 4-10 and will be held from 8-10 a.m. and 10 a.m.-noon each day. The cost is $75 and each class is limited to 10 anglers. Kids will learn to fish, crab and throw a cast net. All supplies will be provided. Parents are welcome to join but are advised to purchase a saltwater fishing license. Call 843-881-3644 to register.
Mount Pleasant, Folly Pier tournaments
The Mount Pleasant and Folly Beach Piers have announced their Cast Off Fishing Tournament schedules. Mount Pleasant will hold tournaments June 16, Sept. 1 and Oct. 13. The Folly tournaments are June 30, Aug. 11 and Sept. 29. 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.