Other Sports

Outdoors events calendar for 09.10.15

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Saturday: Carolina Catfish Trail tournament, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Lake Wateree. Based at Wateree State Park. Entry fee $90 per team. Information: Brett Collins, 803-413-7521.

Saturday through Sept. 30: N.C. season on September teal (east of U.S. 17 only).

Wednesday: Seminar on interpreting sonar and side-scan images, 6:30 p.m., Gander Mountain, I-77 Exit 36, Mooresville. Conducted by Jake Bussolini, who also will offer tips on fall fishing for hybrids, spotted bass and stripers at Lake Norman. Information: 704-658-0822.

Sept. 19: Family Fishing Clinic, 1-4 p.m., Sun City Grandparents Park, Fort Mill. Open to public and sponsored by S.C. Deparment of Natural Resources. Information: Aquaticed@dnr.sc.gov or 803-737-8483.

Sept. 19: 27th Annual Beach/River Sweep, statewide in South Carolina. Litter cleanup of beaches, marshes and waterways. For coastal information email susan.ferris.hill@scseagrant.org. For inland counties email Bill Marshall at marshallb@dnr.sc.gov.

Sept. 21: Deer hunting seminar, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hunting Creek Preserves, 300 North Meadow Road, Harmony. Conducted by N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Online registration required. Information: Walter James, 919-707-0059 or walter.james@ncwildlife.org.

Sept. 24: Deer hunting seminar, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Cedar Auditorium, McDowell Community College, 54 College Drive, Marion. Conducted by N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Online registration required. Information: Walter James, 919-707-0059 or walter.james@ncwildlife.org.

Sept. 24: Deer hunting seminar, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Union County Extension Center, 3230-D Presoon Road, Monroe. Conducted by N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Online registration required. Information: Walter James, 919-707-0059 or walter.james@ncwildlife.org.

Sept. 26: National Hunting and Fishing Day. Events are scheduled across both Carolinas.

Sept. 28: Deer hunting seminar, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, 8181 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. Conducted by N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Online registration required. Information: Walter James, 919-707-0059 or walter.james@ncwildlife.org.

Sept. 30: End of N.C. season on Canada geese.

Oct. 3: Operation North State Top Shelf Fishing Festival For Wounded Warriors, Jordan Lake, Farrington Point Access Ramp. Information: Terry Snyder, 151 Windemere Court, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27127 or 336-764-5967.

Oct. 3: End of first segment of N.C. season on rails, gallinules and moorhens. Second segment is Oct. 23-Nov. 28.

Oct. 10: End of first segment of N.C. dove season. Second segment is Nov. 23-Jan. 15.

Oct. 13-17: U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament, Southport/Oak Island. Information: usopenkmt.com.

Oct. 17: End of second segment of S.C. dove season. Shooting hours are 30 minutes before sunrise until sunset. Following segments are Nov. 14-28 and Dec. 15-Jan. 15 with the same shooting hours.

Nov. 12-Feb. 27: N.C. season on common snipe.

Dec. 17-Jan. 30: N.C. season on woodcock.

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