Sunday, August 3, 2014
Grab your fishing rod and head out to the Folly Beach Fishing Pier for the biggest fishing tournament of the summer. The Folly Beach Fishing Pier will host its annual Big Kahuna Fishing Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 16.
The Big Kahuna includes prizes for the largest game fish catch in each of the following categories: Adult Angler, Lady Angler, Youth Angler, Senior Angler, Total Weight of Five Fish and King Mackerel.
Online registration is available through Thursday, Aug. 14 at www.charlestoncountyparks.com. Day-of registration begins at 6 a.m. and tournaments end at 4 p.m. Registration fees vary.
The Mount Pleasant Pier will hold its Cooper River Challenge tournaments on Sept. 6 and Oct. 4. The Mount Pleasant Pier is a sight to see and offers fishing in the shade of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.
Both piers offer everything a novice needs for a fun day of fishing, including equipment rentals, tackle and frozen bait, plus knowledgeable staff to offer tips. For more information about the tournaments, call the Folly Beach Fishing Pier at 843-588-3474, the Mount Pleasant Pier at 843-762-9946, or visit www.charlestoncountyparks.com/fishing.