Originally created 10/07/01

Outdoors calendar



NOTE: All the listed events are open to the public, although membership in some organizations may be required.

Oct. 11: Quail Unlimited's Augusta Chapter will hold its annual Sportsmens Banquet at Augusta Country Club. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner. Tickets cost $60. Call 262-4002 for information.

Oct. 13: The Fifth Annual Head of South Rowing Regatta will be held at Augusta Riverfront Marina, with 5,000 participants competing. Call 722-8326 for information.

Oct. 12-13: An archery only hunt will be held at Bussey Point Management Area at Thurmond Lake. Limit is one deer - doe or quality buck (four or more points on one side). Contact David Brady at (800) 944-7207 for information.

Oct. 16: Augusta Cavemasters Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church, 3501 Walton Way Ext. Veteran caver Carol Jackson will discuss Mysteries of the Caverns. Call 863-2324 for information.

Oct. 22: The CSRA Flyfishing Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Brandon Wilde Clubhouse, 4275 Owens Road, Evans. Ed Bettross, a state fisheries biologist, will present the program. Call 556-1891 for information.

Oct. 26-29: The Savannah River Sierra Club will sponsor a canoe trip to the Okefenokee Swamp. Contact Terry Florie at 651-1660 for information.

Oct. 27: A Spooky Swamp Ride for children 8-11 will be held at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $8 for nonmembers and includes a Halloween-style hayride. Call 828-2109.

Nov. 26: The CSRA Flyfishing Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Brandon Wilde Clubhouse, 4275 Owens Road, Evans. Dacre Stoker will discuss bull and cutthroat trout fishing in Canada. Call 556-1891 for information.

To Submit an item for the Outdoors Calendar, send to: Outdoors Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, Columbia County Office, 4143 Columbia Road, Suite B, Martinez, Ga., 30907; or fax to (706) 868-9824