Originally created 09/08/02

Outdoors calendar



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

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20, AND SATURDAY, SEPT. 21: An archery-only hunt will be held at Bussey Point at Thurmond Lake. Bucks must have four or more points on one side. Check-in is required. Call (800) 533-3478, Ext. 1159, for details.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21, TUESDAY, SEPT. 24 AND SATURDAY, SEPT. 28: The Rivers & Glen Flyfishing School, which includes lessons on casting, equipment, knots, clothing, stream ecology, etiquette and other topics, will be taught by Dacre Stoker, Carl Hammond-Beyer and Randy DeGrow. Cost is $150. Call 738-4536 for details.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21, AND SUNDAY, SEPT. 22: A&M Fish Camp, three miles below New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam at the Dead River, will hold its first Savannah River Fishing Tournament. Camping is $5 per night. Entry fee is $25, and payout is $100 plus trophies for catfish, bream, crappie and bass. Call (803) 827-1236 for details. Sign-up forms are available at local tackle stores.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 25: A fly-casting course will be offered from 6-9 p.m. by Augusta State University's Continuing Education Department. Instructors will be John Thompson and Perry Houck. Rods and equipment will be provided. Cost is $49. Call 737-1636 to register.

MONDAY, SEPT. 28: A course on fly-fishing ponds and rivers will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon at Augusta State University. Instructors will be John Thompson and Perry Houck. Rods and equipment provided. Cost is $49. Call 737-1636 to register.

FRIDAY, OCT. 4, AND SATURDAY, OCT. 5: An archery-only hunt will be held at Bussey Point at Thurmond Lake. Bucks must have four or more points on one side. Check-in is required. Call (800) 533-3478, Ext. 1159, for details.

FRIDAY, NOV. 15, AND SATURDAY, NOV. 16: A black powder deer hunt will be held at Bussey Point at Thurmond Lake. Bucks must have four or more points on one side. Check-in is required. Call (800) 533-3478, Ext. 1159, for details.

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.