Charleston Angler aims to get you fishing

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The Charleston Angler has scheduled some seminars and other events.

Become a Better Kayak Fisherman

When: June 18 – 6:30 p.m.

Where: West Ashley location

Details: A free event, become a better kayak fisherman with Darrell Olson of YakAngler.com and Lewis Brownlee of Timeout Sports in Mount Pleasant. Looking to get more intimate with your fish? Even the best of flats boats can only get you so far before draft, and accessibility become an issue. With the advancements in today’s kayak fishing industry the Charleston Angler is seeing more and more yak fishermen out on the water and putting up numbers. If fishing from a kayak is something that you’d be interested in getting into, or you’d just like to brush up on your paddle-fishing skills then come enjoy a few drinks and hang out with The Charleston Angler on Tuesday, June 18 at the West Ashley Location (654 St. Andrews Blvd).

Jetty fishing with Captain Chuuck Griddin

When: July 15, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Mount Pleasant location.

Details: A free event. Who doesn’t love fighting those big bull Redfish out at the Jetties in the summertime. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or just looking to have a good time and catch big fish, Capt. Chuck will be sure to teach you everything you’ll need to know when it comes to anchoring up, bait and tackle selection, and rigging techniques to make the most of your jetty trip.

Here, shrim, shrim, shrimp

When: Aug. 19, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Mount Pleasant location

Details: A free event. The Charleston Angler staff will go over the proper techniques for finding the right location, baiting your shrimp poles and tossing a cast net to make sure you cooler out this shrimp season. Staff will also cover any new laws and regulations affiliated with the season. Also, everything that night in the shop will be 10% OFF, so it’s a perfect time to load up on bait, baskets, nets and poles.

Surf fishing

When: Sept. 9, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Mount Pleasant location

Details: A free event. Learn all about surf fishing with Capt. Ben Floyd. Surf fishing is a great way to get anglers of all ages and skill levels involved in the sport. Capt. Ben will demonstrate the best ways to get your bait way out in the surf to make sure you hook up with that big red or even shark of your nightmares dreams. He’ll also cover rigging and tackle selection to make sure you’re good to go when it’s time to hit the beach.

The free Orvis Fly Fishing 101 Schools will be held on Saturdays (10 a.m.-noon) and Sundays (1-3 p.m.) and taught by Charleston Angler Staff. If you’re a beginner looking to get into the sport of fly fishing or just need to brush up on your casting and knot tying skills, this is the perfect place to start.

Fly Fishing 201 Schools with Capt. John Irwin of Fly Right Charters

Each fly fishing class is typically offered once a month for $75. They run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and include lunch as well as any necessary tackle required for the session. Capt. John will cover everything from fly casting to knots and flies selection for Lowcountry species. Makes for a great birthday present or group activity. Class sizes limited to 10 participants.

June 22 – West Ashley

July 20 – Mount Pleasant

Aug. 17 – West Ashley

Sept. 21 – Mount Pleasant

Oct. 19 – West Ashley

Nov. 16 – Mount Pleasant

Dec. 14 – West Ashley

To register for any classes and seminars call or email:

West Ashley – 843-571-3899 jonathan@thecharlestonangler.com

Mount Pleasant – 843-884-2095 jj@thecharlestonangler.com

Summerville – 843-871-9362 stephen@thecharlestonangler.com

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