Waccamaw Chapter - CCA South Carolina

2014 Waccamaw Chapter Banquet Committee

Posted: March 19th, 2014

2014 CCA Waccamaw Chapter

Banquet Committee


Chris Hawley


Matt Burroughs

Vice Chairman


Andy Ricks

Sponsor Chairman

Andy Crocker

Billy Nichols

Brad Tiller

Chandler Streett

Clint Elliott

Dustin Smith

Freddie Travis

George Gore

Gregg Holshouser

Hank Beckham

Jarrett Holt

Jay Sims

Jeff Wallen

Jimbo Spann

Joey Ray

John Magaan

Jordan Pate

Joseph Dunaway

Kenny Crafton

Kyle Hawley

Mike Marion

Mike Leach

Mike McDonald

Robin Jeter

Winfield Johnson

The Waccamaw Chapter thanks the following special “Sponsors of Conservation” and Donors

Posted: March 19th, 2014

The Waccamaw Chapter thanks the following special “Sponsors of Conservation” and Donors


Title  Sponsor

Beach Automotive Group


Diamond  Sponsor

Bertie J. McDowell & Family

Gator 107.9


Platinum Sponsor

Anderson Brothers Bank

Drunken Jack’s/Inlet Affairs

Myrtle Beach Automotive

Bellamy Law Firm

CresCom Bank

South Atlantic Bank

Muddy Bay Custom Calls

Palmetto Portables

Revels Turf & Tractor

The Yahnis Company

Gold Sponsors



Abloom Landscaping

Marshall’s Marine

Myrtle Beach Building Supply

Defender Resorts

Marine Service Center of Murrells Inlet

Jeff Wallen

Carson Benton

Port City Homes

Blackwater, LLC

Brandon Advertising


Myers Marine Construction

Pawleys Island Outdoors

Longbeards Bar & Grill

Evergreen Partners M.B.

Sandlapper Knife Company


Silver Sponsors



Elliott & Phelan, LLC

Dunes Realty

Coastal Dental Group


Coastal Marine

Conway National Bank

Eric Cox/Cox Millwork

DS Plumbing/Appliance Science

Puroclean Restoration Specialists

Ocean Lakes Campground

Jerry W. Conder Jr.

American Forest Management

Ralph Turner

Lindsay & Evans, CPA

Spann Roofing and Sheet Metal, Inc.

Georgetown Landing Marina

Burroughs Shutter Company

Carolina Boat Brokerage, LLC

Lanford Construction

Manning’s Boat Service

Siau Agency

Weathers Law Firm

Edwin Hinds

Grand Strand Power Equipment

Lee Norton

Waccamaw Landscaping

Carolina Cool

Seaboard Signs & Engraving

Waccamaw Insurance

Custom Outdoor Furniture

Atlantic Restaurant Supply

Coastal Angler Magazine

Darden’s Jewelers

Furniture & Mattress Gallery

Murrells Inlet Outpost

Tidal Marsh Clothing

Cross Hair Metal Works

Garden City Furniture


Custom Outdoor Furn.

CCA South Carolina

Darden’s Jewelers

Fishing for Miracles

Furniture & Mattress Gallery

Garden City Furniture

Heather Glenn Golf Links

Haddrell’s Point Tackle

John Tanner Calls

Pawley’s Island Outdoors

Surfwater Promotions

Stox & Company Spa

Booty’s Outdoors

Myers Marine Construction

Revels Turf & Tractor

Burroughs Shutter Co.

Waccamaw Insurance

Inlet Sports Lodge

Seven Seas Seafood


Georgetown County Sherriff’s Dept.
George Pittman

Glow Salon

Blackriver Trading Co.


Williams Knife Co.

Jason Moore

Paint & Unwined MI

Murrells Inlet Outpost

K2 Coolers

The Baisch’s

Cross Hair Metal Works

Evergreen Partners Nursery

Lee’s Inlet Kitchen

Drunken Jack’s

Hot Fish Club

Dead Dog Saloon

Gary Todd


Miyabi’s Wahoo’s


Fishizzle Tackle

K-Rae’s Bar

Murrells Inlet Liquors

Ocean’s One Resort

Sunnyside Plantation

Surf Signs & Design

Carolina Opry

The Printing Port

The RSVP Shoppe

The Yahnis Company

Tideline Outfitters

Salty Dog Charters

Talley Collections

Waccamaw Chapter Live Auction Preview

Posted: March 19th, 2014

Waccamaw Chapter ~ Live Auction Preview

Friday, March 21, 2014


  1. CCA South Carolina License Plate Here is your chance to display your passion for recreational saltwater fishing all year long! CCA SC is offering you a chance to be one of the first 100 people in the state to have these brand new license plates that will benefit CCA SC’s advocacy and habitat programs. Step up and enjoy being one of the Committee of 100! Donated by CCA South Carolina.
  2. Flounder Pounder The Pawley’s Island Outdoors crew knows Flounder!  With their knowledge of the low country’s favorite dinner fish, they will equip you with the weapons necessary to reel in the doormats.  This package even comes with a boat rental for 3 days and the bait!  Donated by Pawley’s Island Outdoors.
  3. Kelsey Nichols “Redfish Rendition”  Kelsey has been painting just for fun for years now, but you will see in this beautiful rendition of a CCA’s famed Redfish that she is much more talented than she leads on.  This beautiful piece will brighten up any room and is sure to be a priceless piece of art in the near future.  Donated by Kelsey Nichols.
  4. Picking and Grinning It not only plays great music but this one of kind guitar will have you grinning for fishing! Created by Mt. Pleasant artist and Lowcountry Flyshop owner Paul Puckett, this guitar is truly a one of one. Donated by Paul Puckett and CCA South Carolina.
  5. Murrells Inlet Wine & Dine A collection of dinners all over the inlet!  Enjoy local cuisine from several of our signature restaurants, but before you go out each night, have a little “happy hour” from this basket of diverse wines.  Donated by Murrells Inlet Restaurants and The Waccamaw Chapter.
  6. Sandlapper Knife Package The Sandlapper Knife Company has put together a cutlery package fit for any sportsman, or sportswoman.  From kitchen to filet table, to skinning station and oyster shucking, you get it all with this beautiful set of 4 custom made knives from one of our locals.  That’s right, a beautiful oyster, a skinning, a filet and a chopping knife will all be ready for use for this lucky winner.  Donated by Sandlapper Knife Company.
  7. Got Shrimp? Beaufort Stew for 25! Another effortless entertaining opportunity brought to you by the CCA Waccamaw Chapter Cooking Team! We provide all the ingredients that go into making that wonderful Lowcountry delicacy for twenty five of your closest friends…including the beer. Brought to you by the soon to be famous CCA Waccamaw Chapter Cooking Team. Must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date.
  8. Tails This brass redfish sculpture has been a favorite of CCA members for nearly a decade! This piece will be wonderful centerpiece in your office, home, or camp. Donated by CCA South Carolina.
  9. Hand Carved Tupelo Serving Board   Johnsonville, South Carolina artisan Benji Byars learned his carving craft from the late Quinton Hughes. Great for BBQ, chickens, Beaufort Stews, or whatever you want it to hold, this hand crafted piece is made from one solid piece of tupelo wood and is sure to be a conversation piece as well as a functioning piece of art. Donated by CCA South Carolina.
  10. Beaufort Blast & Cast    Two (2) people enjoy a beautiful day on the low country waters of Beaufort, SC with Orvis Endorsed Guide Capt. Owen Plair shooting Marsh Hen and catching redfish in the same outing. The cast and blast charter is a fun filled adventure that can challenge even the most experienced shooter and angler. Poling through the vast open saltwater marshes flushing out marsh hen, shooting small gauge shot guns, with a limit of 15 per person. Then focusing on our great fishery for Redfish, Trout, Flounder, and a large assortment of other species. Not every day can you have the challenging experience of the Cast and Blast in Beaufort, SC. Light Tackle and Fly Fishing equipment will be provided. Must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date. Donated by Capt. Owen Plair.
  11. CCA Fire pit Get ready to warm up in style! This 30” x 30” x 16” pit comes fully assembled and ready for your immediate use! Manufactured from cold rolled steel for years of durability, the natural rust patina finish will age over time. Donated by CCA South Carolina.
  12. Gentleman’s Oyster Table Package  Local oyster fanatic and handyman David Strickland, has come up with the most efficient oyster table around!  This unique design features bowls for your oysters, a strainer, butter cups and heating cans, and you get the trash can for your shells!  When you’re done shucking and ready to move into the next part of the night, convert it into a poker table with the felt insert and deal a couple of rounds!  You will also get 2 bushels of local oysters with this table for your first sit down experience.  Don’t forget to recycle!  Donated by David Strickland and Seven Seas Seafood.
  13. CCA SC Beach Cruiser Ride along with CCA South Carolina off the water this year as well! Cruise the beach with this one of kind must have beach accessory that blends both style and function, creating an experience for riders not just a mode of transportation! Donated by CCA South Carolina.
  14. Muddy Bay Joggling Board Local craftsmen Trae Coburn and John Sellers have built a special treat especially for the CCA Waccamaw Chapter.  This handcrafted joggling board will be a favorite for all the kids (and maybe some adults) around your neighborhood.  It’s been made with customized mahogany duck call pins that mirror their very own duck calls, which you also need to see, and hear!  Donated by Muddy Bay Custom Calls.
  15. Offshore with the “Salty Dog” This locally owned and operated 54 foot Craig Blackwell express will leave you wanting more! Six (6) anglers will enjoy a day off the Charleston coast in pursuit of all the blue water species that South Carolina has to offer. Leaving out of Toler’s Cove, Tuna, dolphin, wahoo, and maybe just maybe something of the billfish variety will be the pursuit of the day. This trip must be taken within one year of the date of the banquet and must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date. Donated by Steve Lunceford.
  16. Villas Adventures Belize Vacation for Six days/ 6 nights for 4 couples Villa Adventures is a true Central American Gem! And its barefoot perfect! Located in the beautiful seaside village of Placencia, Belize, these villas are among the finest the country has to offer; all located on the Caribbean Sea with four bedrooms and four baths, they do not disappoint. A short step out the front porch will take you right into the ocean and breath-taking snorkeling and diving as well as numerous other water sports the Placencia Peninsula is famous for. Charters available to enjoy the world class fishing with opportunities for permit, bonefish, snapper, grouper, and a host of other species year round. There are ancient Mayan ruins, rain forest zip lines, and majestic beach scenery to explore and take in while on your stay. Other activities available but not included are transfer to and from airport, daily maid service, daily or weekly chef and server, as well as grocery shopping prior to your arrival! This trip is for four couples or a large family looking to have a unique adventure. Trip is available between August 1, 2014 and August 1, 2015. Must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date. Donated by Sporting Adventures International and CCA South Carolina. This trip does have a reserve.
  17. Sailfish End Table The perfect conversation piece for any room! This aluminum & glass Sailfish motif table will provide years of use while displaying an appreciation of our coastal heritage in a style that will be quite eye catching. Donated by CCA South Carolina.
  18. Chandeleur Islands Mother-ship Adventure Sit back, relax and let Chandeleur Charters show you what the Chandeleur Islands fishing experience is all about. The Chandeleur Islands, situated off the Mississippi and Louisiana coastlines in the Gulf of Mexico, are home to some of the greatest saltwater fishing in the world. Six (6) anglers will enjoy two days of fishing and three night’s accommodations on board the 65 foot mothership “Double Trouble”. Equipped with 3 bunkrooms, 2 lavatories, and 1 shower, you will leave the dock at midnight Sunday and return to the dock Tuesday night and leave Wednesday morning at 8am. Once there anglers will enjoy two (2) days of semi-guided fishing out of 14 ft skiffs. All meals and drinks are included. Trip must be scheduled during the week on a mutually agreeable date; trip expires October 31, 2014. This trip does have a reserve.
  19. The Ya Ya Sisterhood Weekend   JUST FOR THE CCA LADIES! Ya Ya’s Unite! How about an Edisto Weekend getaway for 10 of your closest friends?! Included is a three-day/two night stay at a luxurious island beach house. Trip must be used between September 2014 and May 2015. Donated by Phil Sutton and CCA South Carolina.
  20. CCA Abel Super 7/8 Reel & North Fork Rod Combo Here is your chance to own a truly custom, truly unique piece of hardware designed just for CCA SC! Only 24 of these are available in the world! Stalking the palmetto state flats for Redfish is the favorite pastime of many may fly fishers, and this is what Abel Reels had in mind when the Super 7-8N was designed. A narrow-width spool all but eliminates the need to guide the line onto the reel, while its large arbor allows for an incredible retrieve rate – perfect for recovering line after a blistering run and gives you the stopping power necessary to slow down the hottest of gamefish. Matched to a custom designed North Fork fly rod from Washington state and a protective tube for transportation, this flats outfit is ready to fish the grass for bass whenever you are! Donated by CCA South Carolina.
  21. Oysters for 25 The soon to be famous CCA Waccamaw Chapter Cooking Team brings an oyster roast to you and 25 of your closest friends. You get to entertain while we provide the labor, one cooler of beer, oysters & fixin’s, and knives. Please schedule on a mutually agreeable date. Donated by CCA Waccamaw Chapter Cooking Team and Seven Seas Seafood.
  22. Marine Construction! Another unique gift to the Waccamaw Chapter! Myers Marine Construction is donating $1000 worth of marine construction for your next project.  Whether it be a seawall, bulkhead, dock, ramp, piers, etc… he’s here to help and your first $1000 worth is covered. Donated by Greg Myers of Myers Marine Construction and the Waccamaw Chapter.
  23. Custom Quad Deer Stand This customized quad deer stand from our friends at Cross Hair Metal Works will be a sporty addition to your hunt club and will give you the advantage over your next trophy.  Donated by Cross Hair Metal Works.
  24. Revels Turf & Tractor Package  Revels has done it again… for years they have equipped The Waccamaw Chapter with some of the finest name brands in landscape and cleaning equipment, and this year was no exception.  Enjoy this Honda mower and Stihl wet/dry vacuum for years to come.  Donated by Revels Turf & Tractor.
  25. Evergreen Partners Yardscapes The Evergreen Partners have a yard full of beauty for your home or office.  This package comes complete with 7’ Pindo Palms, 4 Blueberry Bushes, 1 Peach Tree, 2 Boxwoods and several other assorted plants and shrubberies to enhance your scape!  Donated by Evergreen Partners.
  26. Girls, Guns, & Grapes This package is for girls who want to pack some heat!  You and three other ladies (4 total) of your choice will sit in a women’s only CWP course with SLED Instructor Gary Todd to get your Concealed Weapons Permit, complete with the finger printing, shooting test… the works.  This package includes lunch and a nice bottle of wine for celebrating afterwards! AND GET THIS, the winning lady will get a pink accented Ruger .380 pistol to carry with her new CWP!!  Donated by Gary Todd and The Waccamaw Chapter.
  27. Marlin & Sailfish Slams This brass redfish sculpture has been a favorite of CCA members for nearly a decade! This piece will be wonderful centerpiece in your office, home, or camp. Donated by CCA South Carolina.
  28. Wahoo! Famed local artist Jason Moore has done it again!  His spin on any painting is unique, but he has a special flare for fish art.  This version of the Wahoo will be a conversation piece wherever you hang it, and it should bring back memories of perhaps your favorite “hoo,” or the one you dream of catching soon!  Donated by Jason Moore.
  29. Call of the Wild Turkey season is right around the corner and you’ll need to “speak their language” in order to tame that trophy gobbler you’ve been longing for.  Mr. John Tanner will now illustrate how his new “Hanging Water Trough” turkey call will bring in the big bird!  And as a bonus in this package, listen to his Black Walnut Wood Duck call to hear how it’s done when targeting the woodies during duck season.  You get ‘em both!  Donated by John Tanner Custom Calls.
  30. Mahi Mahi  This is a must have for any offshore angler’s home or office!  This hand painted Mahi-Mahi from Fishtales is one of many in a collection from our friends at Furniture & Mattress Gallery right here in Murrells Inlet, and you will want to see the rest of them once you hang this one on your wall!  Donated by Furniture & Mattress Gallery.
  31. The Local Boy Outfitters/ K2 Mystery Cooler Real Value. Real Cold. This 50qt roto-molded cooler is becoming the hottest cooler on the market! Stuffed with goodies, you have to buy it to find out what’s in it! Donated by Local Boy Outfitters of Lexington and K2 coolers!


CCA’s Waccamaw Chapter Annual “Celebrating Conservation” Banquet

Posted: March 13th, 2014

CCA’s Waccamaw Chapter

invites you to attend our

Annual “Celebrating Conservation” Banquet

“Sponsored by Beach Automotive”

Friday, March 21, 2014. 6-10 pm

Held at:  Sunnyside Plantation!
(369 Sunnyside Drive, Murrells Inlet (Across the street from Prossers BBQ))
Dinner By:   Inlet Affairs!

Come socialize and take part in celebrating South Carolina’s Coastal Heritage with other local saltwater angling enthusiasts as we enjoy great Food, Drinks, Live and Silent Auctions for trips and merchandise, as well as thousands of dollars in raffles prizes while supporting
CCA South Carolina and your Waccamaw Chapter!

Individual tickets are $60 per person or $85 a couple, and they include your annual membership to CCA. Sponsorships are also available.

For Individual Tickets or Sponsorship Opportunities:

Contact Chris Hawley at chawley24@gmail.com / call 843.455.0371
or contact Andy Ricks at aricks75@gmail.com / call 843.250.0841

YOUR CCA South Carolina Needs You! – At the Lowcountry Oyster Festival

Posted: January 14th, 2014


YOUR CCA South Carolina Needs You!

Sunday, January 26, 2014

At the Lowcountry Oyster Festival

Hosted by Boone Hall Plantation in Mt. Pleasant

YOUR CCA is recruiting volunteers to help take part in the recycling of oyster shells from this, the countries largest oyster festival. With nearly 65,000 lbs. of oysters consumed in one day, the opportunity to help recycle these shells and have a positive impact on the South Carolina coast can not be ignored.

As a part of CCA South Carolina’s “Topwater Action” Campaign, the enhancement of marine habitat along our enviable coast is imperative to the future of our marine resources; and to YOUR continued good fishing!

Bring your kids and be a part of this CCA SC effort! Volunteers are needed all day and will be utilized in the separation and collection of oyster shells. Free Admission into the festival is part of the deal along with a CCA “Topwater Action” T-shirt!

Contact TWA Coordinator Gary Keisler at (843) 696-6274 or at g.keisler@gmail.com for more information on how you can be part of this exciting experience in improving South Carolina’s

cherished coastal resources.

“Dedicated to the conservation and protection of marine resources and to improving the current and future state of saltwater fishing for recreational anglers and

future generations of fishermen”

Waccamaw Chapter Banquet ~ Live Auction Preview

Posted: March 22nd, 2013

Waccamaw Chapter ~ Live Auction Preview,Saturday, March 23, 2013, The Beaver Bar

  1. Double Tarpon This 16 inch brass over marble is a great representation of a South Carolina fishery that has become very popular of late. It will also be a wonderful addition to your mantel. Donated by CCA South Carolina.
  2. Got Shrimp? Beaufort Stew for 25! Another effortless entertaining opportunity brought to you by the CCA Waccamaw Chapter Cooking Team! We provide all the ingredients that go into making that wonderful Lowcountry delicacy for twenty five of your closest friends Read the rest of this entry »

Lowcountry Oyster Roast and BBQ Dinner!!

Posted: November 30th, 2012

The Beaver Bar in Murrells Inlet along with your CCASC Waccamaw Chapter ,

Williams Knife Company, and Pawleys Island Outdoors

cordially invite you to the

2nd Annual

Lowcountry Oyster Roast and BBQ Dinner!!

Saturday, December 8th, 4pm-9pm.
(food served between 5-7pm only)

at The Beaver Bar!

$25 Admission
(Kids under 5 are free, Ages 5-14 are $10)

All you can eat and drink: Oysters, BBQ, Beer & Wine!
Door prizes included!!

(Proceeds go to CCA South Carolina and all shells to be recycled in Murrells Inlet)


2nd Annual Lowcountry Oyster Roast and BBQ Dinner!!

Posted: November 5th, 2012

Oyster Roast Flyer Dec 2012

Murrells Inlet Rotary Fishing Challenge

Posted: May 24th, 2012

Murrells Inlet Rotary Fishing Challenge

Catch one of these? (available only in Waccamaw)

Posted: April 20th, 2012