Through April 30 (tentative): Striped bass season, Roanoke River.
Thursday-Friday: 27th annual Wild Quail Management Seminar, 1282 Webb Ave., Garnett, S.C. Registration fee is $85 and includes meals and overnight accommodations. Information: Write Quail, SCDNR, Box 167, Columbia, SC 29202, call 803-734-3609 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday-Saturday: Coyote Trapping and Management Workshop, Webb Wildlife Center, Hampton County, S.C. Sponsored by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, the workshop includes extensive hands-on instruction for setting traps, etc. Registration fee of $100 includes lodging and meals. For applications, call 803-734-3609.
Saturday: Carolinas Bass Challenge Series tournament, S.C. Division event, Lake Wateree. Entry fee $200. Based at Clearwater Cove. Information: email@example.com or 803-413-7521.
Monday: Lenoir, Wildlife Resources Commission wild turkey seminars for introductory hunters (March 9) and advanced hunters (March 10), Caldwell County Center, 120 Hospital Ave. NE, Lenoir. Information: 828-757-1290.
March 11-12: Wildlife Resources Commission wild turkey seminars for introductory hunters (March 11) and advanced hunters (March 12), Forsyth County Center, 1450 Fairchild Road, Winston-Salem. Information: 336-703-2850.
March 14: 29th Annual Jim Ledbetter Memorial Bass Tournament, Lake Norman. Based at Queens Landing. Entry fee $175 per two-person team. Benefits V Foundation for Cancer Research. Information: email firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 14: Carolina Crankers bass fishing tournament, Lake Twitty (a municipal reservoir near Monroe), 8-4 p.m. Entry fee $25. Information: Chris Shockey, 704-989-6856.
March 14-15: Fontana Classic bass tournament, based at Fontana Village Resort Marina. Fishing hours are 7 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. Entry feet $150 per two-person team. Guaranteed purse of $5,000, including $2,000 for winning team. Information: 828-498-2129.
March 23-24: Wildlife Resources Commission wild turkey seminars for introductory hunters (March 23) and advanced hunters (March 24), Bass Pro Shops, 8181 Concord Mills Road, Concord. Information: 704-979-2200.
March 27-29: 31st Annual Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic, S.C. State Fairgrounds, 1200 Rosewood Drive, Columbia. Features appearances by celebrity outdoorsmen, huge aquarium. hunting-fishing seminars, approximately 300 exhibitors/vendors. Hours are noon-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Admission $8, seniors $7, children 10 and under, free. Sponsored by S.C. Department of Natural Resources. Information, 803-734-4008 or email@example.com.
April 1-2: Wildlife Resources Commission wild turkey seminars for introductory hunters (April 1) and advanced hunters (April 2), Mountain Horticulture Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River. Information: 828-684-3562.
April 4: North Carolina’s mountain trout season opens at 7 a.m. on waters carrying “hatchery supported” classification. Creel limit is 7 per day. There are no size or bait restrictions.