Saturday: Striped Bass Challenge Series Fall Brawl Tournament, Lake Murray, S.C. Based at Dreher Island State Park. The limit of 200 boats entered has been reached, but spectators are welcome at the weigh-in, starting at 2 p.m. for the amateur division and 3 p.m. for the pros. Winner of the pro class collects $12,000. Largest single fish wins the angler an ATV valued at $10,000.
Dec. 10: Meeting of N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s 19-member board, 9 a.m., agency headquarters, 1751 Varsity Drive, Raleigh. Open to public.
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.
Jan. 1: End of regular firearms deer season in N.C. western counties. Information: ncwildlife.org.
Feb. 27: End of N.C. season on common snipe.
Feb. 29: End of statewide N.C. hunting seasons for quail, rabbit, gray and red squirrel, raccoon, bobcat and opossum.
Feb. 29: Hunting season in Western N.C. counties for mountain grouse ends.