Other Sports

Outdoors events calendar for 01.15.15

Thursday: 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.

Thursday: Second segment of N.C. dove season ends.

Thursday: Third segment of S.C. dove season ends.

Saturday: Free fly-fishing clinic, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center, Fayetteville. Sponsored by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Subsequent clinics are scheduled for the same hours Jan. 31 and Feb. 14. Clinics for Boy Scouts are Feb. 28 and March 14. Information: 910-868-5003.

Jan. 24: Brant season in North Carolina ends.

Jan. 24: Saltwater Sportsman National Seminar Series, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Embassy Suites, 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd., Cary. Features George Poveromo and instruction from panel of fishing experts. Registration $55. Information: 800-448-7360 or nationalseminarseries.com.

Jan. 24: 10th annual Johnnie Mercer’s Pier Dogfish Tournament at Wrightsville Beach, 1-8 p.m. Information: 910-256-2743.

Jan. 24: Icycle Mountain Bike Event, Fontana Village Resort, Fontana Dam. Bicycle races in several categories. Main event is the Icycle Cross Country Lemans at 11 a.m. covering a 7-mile course though the Great Smoky Mountains. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Evening downhill race at 5:30 p.m. Information: 800-849-2258.

Jan. 29: N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission board meeting, 9 a.m., agency headquarters, 1751 Varsity Drive, Raleigh. Open to public.

Feb. 6-7: Annual fly Fishing Show, Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem. Hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Celebrity anglers Lefty Kreh and Bob Clouser are scheduled to attend. Information: flyfishingshow.com.

Feb. 6-8: 20th Annual East Carolina Wildlife Arts and Decoy Carving Festival, Washington, N.C. Information: ecwguild.com.

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