Friends of Waddell:
We believe the future of recreational fishing and the quality of life for the people in our state is in our hands and we cannot fail.  We cannot
lose the ability to manage our fishery resources.

You're invited to attend the 6th Annual Taste of Waddell!

Educate Experience Celebrate Protect

Sunday, Nov 10, 2013 • 3 - 7 PM
On the Bluff at The Waddell Mariculture Center, Sawmill Creek Rd. Bluffton, SC

A celebration of the Port Royal Sound Ecosystem to benefit
Cobia, Red Drum, Sea trout stock enhancement programs at Waddell and the Port Royal Sound Adult Red Drum Study.

Brought to you by: The Friends of Waddell, and the Hilton Head Island Sportfishing Club
  • A shrimp dinner cooked 3 ways, served continuously by Chef Michael Sigler
  • May River oysters served by the Bluffton Marine Rescue Squadron
  • Music by Lowcountry Boil bluegrass band
  • Raffle and a silent auction featuring charter fishing trips, chefs dinners, fishing and boating equipment, resort accommodations
  • Exhibits by boating and fishing tackle dealers
  • Waddell fisheries exhibit.
  • Cocktails around a bonfire as the sun sets over the Colleton

There will also be a special presentation by SCDNRs Dr. Michael Denson, one of the nations leading experts on Cobia about the state of the fishery in Beaufort County and its future problems. Dr. Densons Cobia genetic research program, assisted by local fishermen collecting DNA, has raised some serious concerns about its sustainability. In cooperation with the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, the Friends of Waddell Fund supports the Centers tour program, cobia and adult red drum research, community related activities, emergency repairs and equipment, summer interns and school education.

$ 30 per person (wine and beer extra) Limited Tickets Available
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