The Summerville Saltwater Anglers Club is pleased to announce a partnership with some of the oldest and most recognizable names in the fishing industry – Plano and Frabill! Starting with our March 2019 meeting, Plano and Frabill will be sponsoring our 50/50 raffle drawing. The winner will now have the choice of taking the prize money, or accepting a very nice prize from Plano or Frabill!
Thank you, again to Plano and Frabill, and remember to support all of our sponsors who go out of their way to support your local fishing club!
We have decided to introduce a photo contest for 2019. Below are all of the rules – email us if you have any questions. Videos may also be considered as a separate category.
Photo contest runs January 1st, 2019 – September 30th, 2019, with voting to be conducted throughout the month of October 2019.
Rules and Regulations:
- Photo must be current and taken during the contest period.
- Current SSWA members are eligible to enter the contest by submitting photos to SSWAOnline@gmail.com. Use the Subject “SSWA Photo Contest Entry” to make clear that the photo is being submitted in the photo contest.
- If the entrant is not a current SSWA member at the time of submission, the photo will not be entered into the contest until membership dues are paid.
- Photo must include an SSWA member or immediate family member, and must include a fish.
- By submitting a photo, the entrant is allowing SSWA to post the photo on social media, on the SSWA website, and on any other promotional material.
- SSWA Board Members will review all entries. SSWA Board reserves the right to refuse any photo into the contest.
Selecting the Winner:
On October 1st, all photos will be released for voting on Facebook. The photo with the most number of likes as of 11:59pm on October 31st will be selected as the winner. Anyone may vote on the photos, including non-SSWA members.
The winning entrant will be awarded a framed copy of the photo and a gift card at the SSWA End of the Year Party held in November 2019.
Our February 13th meeting is being hosted by Palmetto State Armory in Summerville!
Our topic is Shad, focusing on understanding their habits and biology. This topic will be presented by Pam and Chad Holbrook, a dynamic husband and wife team who are part of the SCDNR staff as well as SSWA members!
In addition to our special guests, we will cover club business, do a round of Fish Talk, and enjoy dinner together! Please check in at the membership table upon arrival, and make sure you pay for your 2019 dues!
Join Summerville Saltwater Anglers, Dorchester County, Charleston Waterkeeper, Lowcountry Land Trust, American Rivers, and Keep Dorchester County Beautiful for a cleanup on your local waterway, the Ashley Scenic River. The coalition is seeking volunteers to remove trash from the main channel via boat and volunteers to remove trash from land and local tributaries. Volunteers with pickup trucks to haul trash from land-based locations back to Jessen Landing are needed as well. On the day of the event, groups will be assigned a specific cleanup location based on age, ability levels, and group size.
Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019
Time: 9am – 1pm
Location: Jessen Landing, 4820 Ladson Rd, Summerville, SC 29485
Please register if you are going to volunteer so we can get an accurate headcount:
2019 Ashley River Cleanup Registration
We look forward to seeing you at our membership meeting on Wednesday, January 16th. The year starts off with Eye Strike Fishing hosting the January meeting, so please make note of the address. Dinner will be served!
PLEASE NOTE: January’s meeting is pushed back for this month only due to the holidays. February’s meeting will be held per the normal 2nd Wednesday of the month schedule (February 13th).
Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Topics: 2019 Tournaments, Member Voice, Club Business (Board Positions, finances, upcoming events)
Location: Eye Strike Fishing, 7341B Peppermill Parkway, North Charleston, South Carolina 29418
Join us on Wednesday, January 16th for our first regular club meeting of the year! We are going to cover critical club business, including reviewing the set-up and rules for our club tournaments in 2019. Eye Strike Fishing, one of our club sponsors, is hosting our meeting, and dinner will be provided.
2019 Club Memberships now available for purchase online at www.SummervilleSaltwaterAnglers.com/store, or you can pay at a meeting.
Please check in at the membership table upon arrival!