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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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Rock Hill, SC 29730
Phone: 803-328-9792
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Next MSC Tournament! (Simultaneous with MSC-DNR Benefit Open)
May 21, 2016
Dreher Island State Park

Lines In: 6:00 a.m. - Lines Out: 2:00 p.m.
Weigh-in: 3:00 p.m. (Shelter 2)
Creel: 2 Fish Per Boat
(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.)

MSC President
Shawn Gearheart
Next Meeting:
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM (Come Early If You Plan To Eat)
Location: Flight Deck Restaurant, 109A Old Chapin Road, Lexington, SC
MSC thanks Pure Fishing for its unparalleled support of MSC's fundraising and education efforts!
(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
Liz Sineath (803) 730-6959
2nd Place: Team Wildman
March 1st Place: Team Catch 22
Team Reel Determination Wins April Event And Takes Nichols Store Of Rock Hill Big Fish!
(Left & Left Above: 1st Place & BF (22.14):
Team Reel Determination
Smallest Creel: Team Just Hangin'
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Palmetto State Armory Fishing Outpost Winner: Chip Bragg
    With winds turning out to be less than forecasted a new team takes top honors in the MSC April Striper Tournament.
Midlands Striper Club held its monthly Lake Murray tournament out of Acapulco, SC on April 16, 2016. 31 teams participated in the event bringing 59 striped bass to the scales weighing a total of 432.25 pounds with a 7.44-pound average. 29 teams were able to bring a full two fish creel to the scales.
     Finishing in first place with a total weight of 27.67 pounds was Team Reel Determination captained by Alex Crossland from Chapin, SC, along with Sam Struck from Prosperity, SC. Team Reel Determination also won Big Fish with a 22.14-pound Striper.
    Finishing in second place with a total weight of 18.80 pounds was Team Wildman captained by Donnie Christopher from Rock Hill, SC, along with Justin Christopher from Rock Hill, SC.
Finishing third with a total weight of 18.64 pounds was Team Catchall captained by Lee Thomas from Leesville, SC, along with Kreg Frady from Leesville, SC, and Carl Thompson from Santee, SC.
    Finishing in eleventh place with a total weight of 15.93 pounds was Team Jon Boy. In eighteenth place with a total weight of 14.66 pounds was Team Gonna Fish. Smallest Creel went to Team Just Hangin’ with a total weight of 4.04 pounds. Lady Angler Award went to Nikki Koon from Team Fish Sticks and the Youth Angler Award went to Jamie Blackwell from Team Even Kreel Palmetto State Armory's Fishing Outpost prize went to Team Sea-n-Stripes.
3rd Place: Team Catchall
11th Place: Team Jon Boy
COMING Saturday, May 21st!
Click HERE or image at left for MSC-DNR Tournament Poster, Tournament Rules and Tournament Registration Form