Other Sports

Outdoors events calendar for 04.15.15

Saturday: S.C. Youth Sporting Clays Open, Palmetto Shooting Complex, 535 Gary Hill Road, Edgefield, S.C. Approximately 450 high school students expected to compete for $23,000 in scholarships, firearms and trophies. Sponsored by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and the National Wild Turkey Federation.

Saturday: FLW College Bass Fishing National Championship, Lake Murray, S.C. Weigh-in is set adjacent to Carolina Stadium at 4 p.m during an accompanying expo at Williams and Wheat Streets.

Saturday: 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.

Saturday: 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 24: Youth Fishing Day, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Lake Hampton, Yadkin Memorial Park, Yadkinville, for youngsters 15 and under. Fishing gear and bait provided by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Information: 336-679-4228.

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.

May 9: Carolinas Bass Challenge Series tournament, Lake Hickory. Entry fee $200 for two person teams. Based at Whittenburg Access Area. Information: Brett Collins, 803-679-4228.

May 9: Catawba Catfish Club Championship, Lake Wylie. Based at Buster Boyd Bridge Access Area. Weigh-in at3:30 p.m. Information: Marty Green, 803-372-1623 or catawbacatfishclub@yahoo.com.

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