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July 13, 2014 - Post and Courier - Folly Beach Anglers Kids Fishing Tournament grows bigger each year - Tommy Braswell

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About Us

The annual Folly Beach Anglers Kids Tournament (Take A Kid Fishing Day) has been held at the Folly Beach Fishing Pier for the past four years and is hosted by the Folly Beach Anglers and it's volunteers. The kids fishing tournament has grown from 53 kids participating in 2009, to 81 in 2010, 111 in 2011, 160 in 2012, 197 in 2013, and 220 in 2014!

Contact Daniel Culpepper at (843) 743-9567 or big1sheephead@yahoo.com for more information

Tournament Info.

Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm (no Rain Date)

At the Folly Beach Pier - Get Directions
(101 E Arctic Ave, Folly Beach, SC 29439)

This event is FREE (pre-registration is not required)

All Kids 16 and under are welcome

Fishing Rods, reels and bait provided (until we run out!). First come, first served!

Goals

  • Teach kids and their parents that they can fish and enjoy the great outdoors with out a boat
  • Teach kids how to fish and train them to respect DNR rules
  • Target inner city kids who may not ever have seen the ocean
  • Offer first place prizes in both sexes and 3 age groups to show what winning is all about
  • Have door prizes so that every one has a chance of going home with something

Sponsors

The tournament is sponsored by many, many generous individuals and businesses that contribute time, funds, and prizes. Our sponsors for 2014 are listed on our Winners/History page.

Prizes

Trophies and Prizes will be awarded for All Age Groups!!

Boys: 12 to 16 yrs, 7 to 11 yrs, 6 and Under
Girls: 12 to 16 yrs, 7 to 11 yrs, 6 and Under

Lots of Raffle Prizes will be given away after the tournament

Rules

All fish weighed in must be legal by SCDNR rules – NO SHARKS OR STINGRAYS