Other Sports

Outdoors events calendar for 02.26.15

Saturday: Statewide North Carolina hunting season for gray and red squirrels, grouse, raccoon and opossum ends.

Saturday: Statewide North Carolina hunting season for quail and rabbit ends.

Saturday: Mountain trout season closes a half hour after sunset on hatchery-supported streams. They reopen April 4 after being restocked.

Sunday through April 30 (tentative): Striped bass season, Roanoke River.

Tuesday: N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission public hearing on proposed shooting range on the Linville Tract of the Pisgah Game Lands, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Municipal Auditorium, 401 S. College St., Morganton.

March 5-6: 27th Annual Wild Quail Management Seminar, 1282 Webb Ave., Garnett, Hampton County. Registration fee is $85 and includes meals and overnight accomadations. Information: Write Quail, SCDNR, Box 167, Columbia, SC 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. For applications, phone 803-734-3609.

March 7: Carolinas Bass Challenge Series tournament, S.C. Division event, Lake Wateree. Entry fee $200. Based at Clearwater Cove. Information: brett@carolinasbasschallenge.com or 803-413-7521.

March 9: 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 barlowec@bellsouth.net.

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.

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.

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