3-D archery tournament
The final 3-D tournament of the year for the Down East Archery Coalition will be hosted by the Roanoke Archers on August 11.
The event, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will be held at the club’s range off Longridge Road outside Plymouth. GPS coordinates of the site are: N 35,48,764 W 76,46,433. Additional directions and
information, if needed, are available from Brian Conner at 252-325-0335.
King mackerel competition on tap
The 27 th Annual Sneads Ferry King Mackerel Tournament will be held on Aug. 17-18.
The Southern Kingfish Association (SKA) event will kick off with a captains’ dinner and festivities on Friday, Aug. 17, followed fishing on Aug. 18.
Weigh-in will be at New River Marina in Sneads Ferry. The tournament is hosted by the Sneads Ferry Rotary Club and proceeds support area projects and charitable organizations. Anglers will be competing for part of a $40,000 purse which will
include $10,000 for first place as well as cash prizes through ten places, awards for “tournaments within a tournament” and in special categories (Youth, Women, Senior, etc.). For information or to register, contact Renee Rhodes at 910-546-0331
or go online to www.sfkmt.com/
Hunter Education course offered
The N.C. Hunter Education course, required for all newly-licensed hunters, will be offered on Aug. 11 at the Camp Lejeune Rod and Gun Club from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There is no charge for the instruction but preregistration is required. Youth under age 12 must be accompanied by a supervising adult. To sign up or get more information, log onto www.ncwildlife.org and click on the “Hunter Education Courses” scrolling tab at the bottom of the home page.
“Evenings at the Cape” scheduled
Cape Lookout National Seashore is hosting “Evenings at the Cape” August 16-18.
Participants will be able to experience the iconic Cape Lookout lighthouse at night and hear stories about the landmark. Transportation from Harkers Island to the lighthouse will be provided via a ferry departing at 7:15 p.m. and returning around 10 p.m. Each of the tour nights will be able to accommodate 40 persons and will be offered again on Sept. 14-15 and Oct. 19-20.
The cost of the program is $28, including the ferry fee, and is non-refundable, weather dependent. Children joining the climb at the lighthouse must be at least 44 inches tall and able to climb the steps on their own. Those age 12 and younger
must be accompanied by someone 16 or older. Appropriate footwear is required.
Information and reservations can be accessed online at www.nps.gov/calo/planyourvisit/evening-at-the-cape.htm or by phone at 252-728-2250.
Pro-Am Bass trail coming to New Bern
The BoJangles Pro-Am Bass Tournament Trail will come to the Neuse and Trent rivers on August 11 for the last competition before the Championship Classic on the Roanoke River in September. Launch and weigh-in will be at Lawson’s Creek Park in New Bern. For information, phone 252-527-0918.