Other Sports

Outdoors events calendar for 11-27-14

Saturday: 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.

Through Saturday: Second segment of S.C. dove season.

Through Saturday: First segment of either-sex deer season in Cleveland, Polk and Rutherford counties, except in South Mountains Game Land.

Through Dec. 13: Western N.C. regular gun deer season.

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

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

Through Jan. 15: Second segment of N.C. dove season.

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

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

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, N.C. 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.

Jan. 8: N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission public hearing on hunting and fishing regulations for 2015, 7 p.m., South Stanly High School, 40488 S. Stanly Road, Norwood.

Jan. 14: N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission public hearing on hunting and fishing regulations for 2015, 7 p.m., Municipal Auditorium, 401 S. College St., Morganton.

Jan. 15: N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission public hearing on hunting and fishing regulations for 2015, 7 p.m., The Walker Center, Wilkes Community College, 1328 S. Collegiate Drive, Wilkesboro.

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