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Outdoors events calendar for 02.12.15

Thursday-Saturday: Hunting with dogs for feral hogs, North Island, S.C. Hunts also are scheduled Feb. 19-21 and 26-28. Information: Yawkey Wildlife Center, 843-546-6814.

Saturday: Carolinas Bass Challenge Series, N.C. Division Tournament, Lake Norman. Based at Blythe Landing. Entry fee $200. Information: info@foothillsmarine.com.

Feb. 19: N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Public hearing on proposed no-wake zones for Sadler Island area of Lake Wylie, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall, Cook’s Memorial Presbyterian Church, 3413 Mount Holly-Huntersville Road, Charlotte.

Feb. 21: Catawba Catfish Club tournament, Lake Wylie. Based at Buster Boyd Bridge Access Area. Entry fee $30 per person. Information: Marty Green, 803-372-1623 or log on to catawbacatfishclub.com.

Feb. 21: NCCats fishing tournament, Lake Tillery. Based at Swift Island. Entry fee $50 per boat. Information: Kevin Custer, 704-682-3614 or bluesfearme@yahoo.com.

Feb. 28: N.C. hunting season for gray and red squirrels, grouse, raccoon, quail, rabbit and opossum ends.

March 5-6: 27th Annual Wild Quail Management Seminar, 1282 Webb Ave., Garnett, Hampton County. Registration fee is $85 and includes meals and overnight accommodations. Information: Write Quail, SCDNR, Box 167, Columbia, S.C. 29202, phone 803-734-3609 or email castinep@dnr.sc.gov.

March 6-7: 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. Applications: 803-734-3609.

March 7: Carolinas Bass Challenge tournament series, Lake Wateree. Based at Clearwater Cove Marina. Entry fee $200. Guaranteed winner’s prize of $8,000. Information: info@carolinaboatcenter.com.

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