Aug. 8-9: Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament, Pirates Cove Marina, Manteo. Entry fee $600 per boat. Information: Heather Maxwell, email@example.com.
Aug. 11-14: Annual Pirates Cove Billfish tournament, Pirates Cove Marina, Manteo. Entry fee $10,000 per boat. Information: Heather Maxwell, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 1-30: N.C. season on Canada geese.
Sept. 1-Oct. 3: First segment of N.C. season on rails, gallinules and moorhens. Second segment is Oct. 23-Nov. 28.
Sept. 5-Oct. 10: First segment of N.C. dove season. Second segment is Nov. 23-Jan. 15.
Sept. 11-13: 53rd Fall Naturalists Rally, Roan Mountain. Speakers and field trips. Information: Gary Barrigar, email@example.com.
Sept. 12-30: N.C. season on September teal (east of U.S. 17 only).
Nov. 12-Feb. 27: N.C. season on common snipe.
Dec. 17-Jan. 30: N.C. season on woodcock.