Other Sports

Outdoors events calendar for 11.20.14

Through Friday: Northwestern N.C. blackpowder deer season.

Through Sunday: Second segment of Western N.C. archery deer season.

Through Nov. 29: Second segment of S.C. dove season.

Through Jan. 1: Central N.C. regular gun deer season.

Through Feb. 28: Statewide N.C. hunting season for gray and red squirrels, grouse, raccoon and opossum.

Saturday: Five-Stand Sporting Clay championship, 11 a.m., Charlotte Rifle & Pistol Club, Waxhaw. Open to public to compete, with registration starting at 10:30 a.m. Entry fee is $10 for members, $15 for others. Information: shotgunner@comporium.net.

Saturday through Feb. 28: Statewide N.C. hunting season for quail and rabbit.

Saturday through Jan. 1: Northwestern N.C. regular gun deer season.

Monday through Nov. 29: First segment of either-sex deer season in Cleveland, Polk and Rutherford counties, except in South Mountains Game Land.

Monday through Dec. 13: Western N.C. regular gun deer season.

Nov. 27-Jan. 15: Second segment of N.C. dove season.

Nov. 29: 4th Annual Flounder, Trout and Redfish Rodeo, Sharky’s Dock, Ocean Isle. Entry fee is a $50 donation. Fishing permitted in backwaters from Little River to Lockwood Folly (no fishing in ocean). Limit to be weighed is two fish per boat. Information: Ned Garber, 910-237-2586.

Dec. 5-6: Fifth Annual WNC Fly Fishing Expo, Agricultural Center, Fletcher. Exhibits and seminars on fly-fishing. Information: wncflyfishingexpo.com

Dec. 6: NC Cats catfishing tournament, Lake Norman. Based at Pinnacle Access Area, Highway 150 west of Mooresville. Information: theolfatcat@aol.com.

Dec. 6-7: 27th Annual Core Sound Decoy Festival, Harkers Island Elementary School, Carteret County. Dedicated to the preservation of the area’s waterfowl carving heritage. Information: decoyguild.com or coresound.com.

Dec. 8-13: Either-sex deer season in Avery, Burke, Caldwell, McDowell, Mitchell and Yancey counties.

Dec. 11: Workshop on management options for destructive feral hogs, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Blue Heron Nature Center, Ridgeland, S.C. Sponsored by S.C. Department of Natural Resources. Registration fee is $10, including lunch. Deadline to apply is Dec. 3. Information 803-943-2586, extension 101.

Dec. 13-Jan. 15: Third segment of S.C. dove season.

Dec. 22-27: Second segment of either-sex deer season in Cleveland, Polk and Rutherford counties, except in South Mountains Game Land.

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