cape romain wildlife refuge: October 4th, 2008 McClellanville, SC Inshore Fishing Tournament - 04/10/08 05:54 AM
October 4, 2008 17th Annual McClellanville, SC Inshore Fishing Tournament"The Creek Slam"Entry fee $45/angler50% of the entry fees are returned as prizes.  All proceeds go to Archibald Rutledge Academy. 
Haddrell's Point Youth Angler is also awarded to the angler under 15 on the team with the highest point total.Register "early" by September 19th and receive a free T-Shirt
Forms are available to download:
Entry Form
Tournament Rules 
Sponsorship FormThe tournament starts at sunrise, 7:13 AM.  Low tide is at 5:12 AM, so we start fishing the incoming tide.  High tide is at 11:38 AM.  Last year we had 76 boats and first place took home $1990.  We are also a … (0 comments)

cape romain wildlife refuge: The Cape Romain Lighthouses - 03/16/08 03:01 PM
An interesting landmark in the Refuge is the site of the Cape Romain lighthouses.  They are located on Racoon Key about 5 miles by boat from McClellanville.  The 65' tall original lighthouse was built in 1820.  It was replaced in 1858 by a new taller (150') lighthouse.  There were several residences on the island that are no longer there.  The light was automated in 1937 before being were decomissioned in 1947.Both towers remain.  The towers were in disrepair for years, and the taller tower has a significant lean to it.  They were recently been stabilzed, but are still not open to the public.  You can access the island … (0 comments)

cape romain wildlife refuge: Catching Red Drum in the Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge - 03/07/08 10:07 AM
For my money the most fun you can have on the water in the Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge (McClellanville, SC) is fishing for Spot tails (Red Drum).  There are many different approaches you can take, fishing the flats, casting a grub, fishing the edge of the marsh with live bait on a float, or surf fishing. 
Fishing the flats is a little like hunting and fishing combined.  I am terrible at it, but the idea is to pole through the marsh flats at high tide.  The Spot tails eat crabs in the marsh, so they usually have their tails sticking up … (0 comments)

cape romain wildlife refuge: Recreational Opportunities in the Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge - 03/04/08 12:09 PM
The Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge is a preserve of over 100,000 acres of marsh, creeks and barrier islands.  There are countless recreational opportunities.  The map below shows the system of creeks and bays that make the Cape Romain Refuge a place you could explore and enjoy over and over again.Fishing: Red drum, Trout, Flounder, Bonnethead Sharks are all plentiful in the creeks or surf.  There are also close wrecks and bottom for offshore fishing opportunities.  WP Baldwin sponsors two annaual fall fishing tournaments, the Red October Surf Fishing Tournament and the McClellanville Creek Tournament.  Both are open to anyone and offer … (0 comments)


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