If you live in an apartment in Mooresville, NC you are most likely an outdoor enthusiast. Mooresville and the Lake Norman area are made for those who love to play outdoors. If you fit this description, there are lots of outdoor events in the area this month.
Thursday-Sunday: 43rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Boat Show, Charlotte Convention Center. Hours: Thursday and Friday: Noon-9 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Adults $9, seniors and military $8, juniors 6-12 $5, children 5 and under free (tickets good each day with return pass). Information: midatlanticboatshow.com.
Friday-Saturday: Annual fly Fishing Show, Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Celebrity anglers Lefty Kreh and Bob Clouser are scheduled to attend. Information: flyfishingshow.com.
Friday-Sunday: 20th Annual East Carolina Wildlife Arts and Decoy Carving Festival, Washinton, N.C. Information: ecwguild.com.
Saturday: Carolinas Bass Challenge Series, S.C. Division Tournament, Lake Murray. Based at Dreher Island State Park. Entry fee $200. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 12-14: Hunting with dogs for feral hogs, North Island, S.C. Hunts also are scheduled Feb. 19-21 and 26-28. Information: Yawkey Wildlife Center, 843-546-6814.
Feb. 14: Carolinas Bass Challenge Series, N.C. Division Tournament, Lake Norman. Based at Blythe Landing. Entry fee $200. Information: email@example.com.
Feb. 21: Catawba Catfish Club tournament, Lake Wylie. Based at Buster Boyd Bridge Access Area. Entry fee $30 per person. Information: Marty Green, 803-372-1623 or log on tocatawbacatfishclub.com.
Feb. 21: NCCats fishing tournament, Lake Tillery. Based at Swift Island. Entry fee $50 per boat. Information: Kevin Custer, 704-682-3614 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 28: Statewide N.C. hunting season for gray and red squirrels, grouse, raccoon, quail, rabbit and opossum ends.