Friday-Saturday: Carolinas Bass Challenge Series Classic, Wildwood Park, Lake Thurmond, S.C. Entry fee $200 per two-person team. Winner’s prize: Skeeter ZX200 boat, Yamaha 200 outboard motor. Information: Brett Collins, 803-421-7521 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday: Ultimate Bass Tournament, Lake Norman. Hours are safe-light until 2 p.m. Based at Beatties Ford Access Area. Entry fee $50 per two-person team. Payback 100 percent of entry fees. Information: Boots Beasley, 704-467-6000.
Saturday: Inaugural National Archery in Schools Tournament in South Carolina, 9 a.m., Lexington Middle School, 702 Lake Drive, Lexington, S.C. Sponsored by S.C.Department of Natural Resources.
Oct. 29-31: U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament, Southport-Oak Island. Postponed from Oct. 1-3 because of foul weather and rough seas. Top prize for largest single king mackerel is $25,000. Cash prizes for top 55 finishers. Based at Southport City Pier and South Harbor Marina. Entry fee $330 per boat. Information: 800-457-6964 or email@example.com.
Oct. 31-Nov. 13: Blackpowder deer season in central N.C. counties. Regular firearms season is Nov. 14-Jan. 1. Information: ncwildlife.org.
Nov. 1: Union County public lakes Lee, Monroe and Twitty close to fishing until next March.
Nov. 7-20: Blackpowder deer season in northwestern N.C. counties. Regular firearms season is Nov. 14-Jan. 1. Information: ncwildlife.org.
Nov. 12-Feb. 27: N.C. season on common snipe.
Nov. 14-28: Third segment of S.C. dove season. Shooting hours are 30 minutes before sunrise until sunset.
Nov. 21-Feb. 29: Statewide N.C. hunting seasons for quail and rabbit.
Nov. 22: Archery deer season in N.C. western counties ends. Information: ncwildlife.org.
Dec. 15-Jan. 15: Final segment of S.C. dove season. Shooting hours are 30 minutes before sunrise until sunset.
Dec. 17-Jan. 30: N.C. season on woodcock.
Feb. 29: Statewide N.C. hunting seasons for gray and red squirrel, raccoon, bobcat and opossum end.
Feb. 29: Hunting season in Western N.C. counties for mountain grouse ends.