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Next Meeting:
The Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club's February meeting will be held on Thursday, February 9th, 2017 at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club located on Lady's Island off of Meridian Road. The social begins at 6:30 pm and the meeting will begin at 7:00 pm. Local Guide, Captain Wes Chesnutt will present resetting fishing techniques with the transformation from winter to spring fishing inshore and nearshore waters. As a bonus, Captain Josh Boyles of Southern Draw Outfitters will present the latest and greatest fishing rod and reels for inshore and nearshore fishing. Guests are welcomed and you do not need a reservation.  For additional information please contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2122 or email

Congratulations to Christine Taylor for winning the monthly $50.00 weigh-in drawing sponsored by Beaufort Boat and Dock Supply.Captain Frank Gibson of the Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club and Rion Salley, manager of the Port Royal Landing Marina, cleared the board for the Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club's Annual Year Round Tournament. The Tounament starts January 1st and concludes December 31st. Some 31 species are available to be posted to the leader board at the Port royal Landing Marina. The different categories are as follows: Youth - 16 and under, Ten and under, Female, and Overall Angler.

At the beginning of the next season, the awards banquet will be held to present certificates for those who fish posted species during the Year Round Tournament and plaques given to the overall winners including best recreational boat and the best commercial boat. The anglers must fish from a boat and be present for weigh in at Port Royal Landing Marina during operating hours. The species can be delivered to the Marina by vehicle. Brochures with complete rules and listing of species are available at the Port Royal Landing Marina and other local tackle shops.

The Year Round Fishing Tournament is sponsored by Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club and the Port Royal Landing Marina.

The award winners for the 2016 Annual Fishing Tournament are:

Overall Angler - George Owen

Female Angler - Christine Taylor

Youth Angler - 16 and under - Ella Taylor

Best Recreational Boat - No Slack - owned by Captain Tom Ogle

                            Saturday February 18 - Fishing Seminar More info

Visit the Photo Gallery under the Tackle Box tab for photos of the 2010 awards.
Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club is a proud sponsor of the
Waddell Mariculture Center and the Dolphin Rescue Project.
Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club | P.O. Box 1301, Beaufort, SC 29901 | 843.812.1722 |||