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MSC is a family-oriented fishing club organized to stimulate public awareness of striped bass fishing. We promote sportmanship, conservation and demand adequate water quality. We're based in Columbia, S.C. on beautiful Lake Murray.
Tournaments are held on the third Saturday of each month, with times following safe light conditions. Membership fee is currenty $30 per year for the entire family or $15 after July 1st. If you wish to join, you may download an application form in Adobe Acrobat Reader format here. (NOTE: MSC does not mail a membership packet. Copies of Bylaws and Tournament Rules are available at our regular club meetings, including the latest club map for Lake Murray. Bylaws and Tournament Rules are also available by clicking these links or the links below.)
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1980 Mt. Holly Rd.
Rock Hill, SC 29730
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Next MSC Tournament! (Followed by cookout)
June 20, 2015
Dreher Island State Park
Lines In: 6:00 a.m. - Lines Out: 12:00 p.m.
Weigh-in: 12:30 p.m. (Followed by cookout)
Creel: 2 Fish Per Boat (New creel limit for 2015!)
(By fishing in a tournament sponsored by Midlands Striper Club, each participant , whether member or guest, recognizes that Midlands Striper Club is not responsible for any participant's safety. MSC has no control over the weather ( or its effects ), the acts of other boaters, the condition or hazards of the lake, or any number of unsafe conditions that may arise while fishing. Each participant of MSC tournaments understands the potential safety problems which may arise while fishing and voluntarily consents to participate knowing the risks involved.)
Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Time: 7:00 P.M. (Come early if you plan to eat).
MSC thanks Pure Fishing for its unparalleled support of MSC's fundraising and education efforts!
11th Place, Team Cassell Bros.
18th Place, Team Even Kreel
DNR Benefot Open 2nd Place & 3rd Place MSC:
Team Hard of Herring
Lady Anglers Liz & Erica Sineath, Team Stoneage
Youth Angler, RJ Sineath, Team Stoneage
(2-fish per boat maximum weigh-in in all boat/team tournaments)
Tournament Start and End times, if published, refer to "Lines In" and
"Lines Out" with weigh-in to begin 30 minutes after "Lines Out."
Schedule or tournament questions contact MSC Tournament Directors:
Danny Kimble (803) 493-1482
Joby Wetzel (803) 730-0814
1st Place MSC, Team Reel Flyers
Smallest Creel: Team Gonna Fish
Team Reel Flyers Takes MSC May Event.
Team Gizz-R-Done Takes 2nd, But Wins
DNR Benefit Open Plus Big Fish In Both...
1st Place DNR Benefit Open, 2nd Place MSC
and Big Fish for both: Team Gizz-R-Done
Special thanks to our DNR Open Corporate Sponsors!...
for sponsoring the winning
captain's $500 value
for their generous
Midlands Striper Club held its monthly Lake Murray tournament in conjunction with the DNR Open Tournament out of Dreher Island on May 16, 2015. 30 teams participated in the event bringing a total of 52 striped bass to the scales weighing a total of 377 pounds with a 7.25 pound average. It was a great turnout for the May tournament and 28 teams were able to bring a full two fish creel to the scales.
Finishing in first place with a total weight of 27.27 pounds was Team Reel Flyers captained by Dan Screws from West Columbia, SC along with Nelson Meer from Chapin, SC, and David Screws from Charleston, SC. Reel Flyers made things interesting by bringing a big fish of 19.31 pounds to the scales, but it was just .01 pounds shy of taking Big Fish for the tournament.
Finishing in second place with a total weight of 25.56 pounds and winning the Big Fish Award with 19.32 pound Striper was Team Gizz-R-Done captained by Keith Morse along with Charles and Keven Morse, both from Prosperity, SC. Finishing in third place with a total weight of 20.98 pounds was Team Hard of Herring captained by Riff Browning, from Lexington, SC along with Mike Browning, from Cayce, SC.
Finishing eleventh with a total weight of 14.26 pounds was Team Cassell Brothers and in eighteenth place with a total weight of 12.32 pounds was Team Even Kreel.
The Lady Angler awards went to Liz Sineath and Erika Sineath from Lexington, SC fishing with Team Stone Age. Youth Angler honors went to RJ Sineath from Lexington, SC fishing with Team Stone Age. The event's Smallest Creel was caught by Team Gonna Fish with a total weight of 4.24 pounds
DNR Open 3rd Place and 2ndBig Fish, Team Hardcore