Sportfishing and Diving Club meeting set for Aug. 12

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From staff reports

The Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club’s August meeting will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 12, at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club located on Lady’s Island off of Meridian Road. The social begins at 6:30 p.m.

The topic is Spanish Mackerel. Captain Adam Sauernborn of Tide Ryder Charters and Captain Frank Gibson will discuss live baiting verses planers and spoons. This will include inshore and close by offshore locations, rods and reels, and bait of choice.

Beaufort Boat & Dock Supply, Butler Marine, and Adams Marine Seminars again are drawing sponsors. Remember to weigh in your favorite catch at the Port Royal Landing Marina – Safe Harbor – during regular hours. John Anderson won the monthly $50 drawing for June. Winners must be present at the next month’s meeting to receive the cash award.

Guests are welcome. Reservations are not needed.

For additional information, please contact Gibson at 843-522-2122 or email fgibson@islc.net.

Captain License OUPV-6 PAK will be held in Beaufort beginning Aug. 23 – nine evenings and one weekend. Tuition is $625 and includes test books and all equipment needed. The course is sponsored by Adams Marine Seminars. For more information, call 877-447-1950, email info@adamsmarine.com or visit www.adamsmarine.com.