Georgetown SC

Youth Sailing Grows in Georgetown

Photo courtesy of South Carolina Maritime Youth Sailing Program

A dream has come true for a group of local sailing enthusiasts in Georgetown, S.C., as a newly created summer youth sailing camp begins its second year in June. Prompted by high school freshman Griffin Marteau’s quest for local youth …

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Lady Luck Visits the Lowcountry Redfish Cup Finals

Wes Hudson from Shallow Sport, the winning anglers and Chris from Butler Marine. Photo by Jeff Dennis

The 2013 Lowcountry Redfish Cup consisted of five tournaments along the coast of South Carolina. Spread out over the calendar year, the two-angler teams fished in Georgetown, Charleston, Edisto Island, Beaufort and Hilton Head. The top teams competed in the …

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Reeling in a Big One

The 25th Anniversary of the South Carolina Governor’s Cup got off to a big start during the Georgetown Landing Marina tournament. Angler Dixon Pearce (left) fishing aboard Sportin’ Life grabbed the stage by reeling in a 534.2-pound blue marlin (dwarfing the 465.3-pounder that won the recent Big Rock tournament). Photo by Jeff Dennis

The 25th Anniversary of the South Carolina Governor’s Cup got off to a big start during the Georgetown Landing Marina tournament. Angler Dixon Pearce (left) fishing aboard Sportin’ Life grabbed the stage by reeling in a 534.2-pound blue marlin (dwarfing …

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South Carolina Celebrates 25 Years of Governor’s Cup

The South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series - Carroll Campbell III prepares to wire a blue marlin at the boat. Photo by Middleton Rutledge

The S.C. Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series is an official program of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. The brainchild of former S.C. Gov. Carroll A. Campbell, it consists of five privately run billfish tournaments. The 2012 Series set a record …

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Tarpon Fishing and Tagging Takes Off in South Carolina

Tarpon Fishing - Two anglers properly support an enormous Lowcountry tarpon. Inset: The Lowcountry Tarpon Tournament burgee combines the fish with the Palmetto State emblem.

Tarpon Fishing and Tagging is taking off in South Carolina. The third annual Lowcountry Tarpon Tournament out of Georgetown, S.C., in September drew anglers from as far away as England. Local fishing guides said more visitors are coming to tackle …

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Fall Boat Show Calendar Cater to All Boating Tastes

Whether you love traditional wooden boats, modern super yachts, speedy powerboats, performance sportfishers, or cruising sail craft, there’s a boat show calendar for you in the Southeast this month. Week One That diversity starts the first weekend of the month …

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Cruising the ICW – 1500 Miles on the Inside

Cruising the ICW - The shrimping fleet in McClellanville, SC. Photo by Jody Reynolds

  Cruising the ICW 1500 Miles on the Inside Cruising the Universe that Parrallels Interstate I-95   Heading north from Beaufort, S.C., on the morning tide late in April, our 82-year-old motor yacht, Cygnus II, glides through the beautiful marshes …

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