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February 6, 2017 - The 9th Annual "Take A Kid Fishing Day" (Jerry Pierce Memorial Kids Fishing Tournament) will be held at the Folly Fishing Pier on June 3, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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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, 220 in 2014, and 242 in 2015!

Contact Daniel Culpepper at (843) 743-9567 or for more information

2016 Supporters:

  • City of Folly Beach
  • Loggerheads Restaurant
  • Charleston Co. Parks & Recreation
  • Cool Breeze Bike Rentals
  • Sunset Cay Marina
  • Sun & Ski Beach Services
  • Laurie Hull - Dunes Properties
  • Nectar Sunglasses
  • The Drop In
  • Folly Association of Business
  • Folly Beach Home & Garden Club
  • Plumbing on the Edge
  • Coastal Roofing Co., Inc.
  • Planet Follywood
  • Hanckel Marine, LLC
  • Sportsman Boats MFG. Inc.
  • Sunset Cay Ship Store
  • Donald R. Stephens, CPA
  • Nick Thomas @
  • AC Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Jack of Cups
  • Fountainhead Tax LLC
  • Crosby's Fish & Shrimp Co.
  • Folly Beach Crab Shack
  • Health First

2016 Contributors:

  • Flipper Finders
  • Folly Beach Adventures
  • Wolffie's Folly Parking
  • Folly Beach Senior Citizens
  • MUSC Dermatology
  • The French Thistle, James Island
  • Bi-Lo, James Island
  • Gail Dean, Griffen GA

The tournament is sponsored by many, many generous individuals and businesses that contribute time, funds, and prizes. Our sponsors for 2016 are listed here and on our Winners/History page.

Tournament Info.

Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 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!


  • 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


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


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

Panorama of 2016 Tournament Awards