Other Sports

Outdoors events calendar for 04.09.15

Saturday: Catawba Catfish Club tournament, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Lake Wateree. Entry fee $30 per person. Based at Wateree State Park. Information: catawbacaatfishclub@yahoo.com or Marty Green, 803-512-1623.

Saturday: Carolinas Bass Challenge Series tournament, Santee Cooper Lakes. Entry fee $200 per team. Based at John Landing near Lake Marion Dam. Information: brett@carolinasbasschallenge.com or Brett Collins, 803-413-7521.

Saturday through May 9: Statewide N.C. hunting season for male and bearded turkeys only.

April 14: Coyote workshop, 5-8:30 p.m., Trinity Christian Academy, 608 W. Westland Ave., Andrews, S.C. Registration fee $20, Sponsored by S.C. Department of Natural Resources. Information: 843-546-4481.

April 16: Top Shelf Fishing Festival For Wounded Warriors, Lake Norman, Pinnacle Access Area. A meal for the military veterans will be held at Berea Baptist Church. Volunteers in their boats guide the vets for a free day of fishing (more volunteers are needed). Information: mailbox@operationnorthstate.com.

April 18: Youth wild turkey clinic for youngsters 10 and over, 9:45 a.m.-3 p.m., Chesterfield, S.C. Sponsored by local Buck Masters Chapter Instruction incalling and marksmanship. Information: 800-277-4301 or Leverichk@dnr.sc.gov.

April 18: Nature Day, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Nichols Longleaf Pine Preserve, Troy. Guided hikes ranging from easy for kids to moderately difficult for adults. Free admission. Information: 919-794-4398 or Kelly.douglas@ncwildlife.org.

April 25: 37th Annual Youth Hunter Skills Tournament for high school and middle school competitors, Millstone 4-H Center, Ellerbe.

April 30 (tentative): End of striped bass season, Roanoke River.

April 30-May 2: Fifth annual Three Rivers Fly Fishing tournament for mountain trout, a team event, Highlands. Casting clinic at Lake Harris in downtown on Thursday before competition begins Friday. Benefits local scholarship fund. Information: hilary@highlandhiker.com.

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