Posted on: October 11, 2017

McLeod Plantation hosts Sea Island Cotton Day Oct. 21

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[JAMES ISLAND] – McLeod Plantation Historic Site, owned by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC), will host a Sea Island Cotton Day to educate the public on the rare crop that will be harvested at the property this fall. P...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Schroder Community Center receives Meet Me at the Park grant

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Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission receives “Meet Me at the Park” grant to support project at Schroder Community Center

Grant awarded by National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Company supports increased access to play sp...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

The Parklands Foundation kicks off Skate Forward initiative

The Parklands Foundation kicks off Skate Forward initiative 

Area summer campers visit SK8 Charleston for free thanks to Speedwell Foundation grant

[CHARLESTON] – Over 150 youth participating in City of Charleston and North Charleston sum...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Charleston County Parks’ SK8 Charleston receives recognition for feats in civil engineering

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[CHARLESTON] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s (CCPRC) newest park, SK8 Charleston, was recently named Project of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) South Carolina section.

The 32,500-squar...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Tips for using Boat Landings in Charleston County

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Boat Landing Tips from Charleston County Parks 

 

(CHARLESTON COUNTY) – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) maintains 19 public boat landings throughout Charleston County. Because they are popular waterwa...

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Posted on: February 19, 2017

Archery Range now open at Johns Island County Park

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[JOHNS ISLAND, SC] – Johns Island County Park proudly opened a new outdoor archery range on Feb. 14. The range is now open daily to the public for archery.

Featuring six targets ranging from 10 yards to 50 yards in distance, the range is accessib...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

New Chair Elected to Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission

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[CHARLESTON COUNTY] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) recently changed leadership with the election of a new commission chair, former Vice Chair Andy Thomas.

Other changes in the commission include the election of former Secret...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Charleston County Parks staff member wins SC Environmental Awareness Award

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[CHARLESTON] – Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) staff member Mark Madden was presented with the 2015 South Carolina Environmental Awareness Award on Dec. 5. This award recognizes outstanding contributions made toward the ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

McLeod Plantation Historic Site awarded for having nation's best wayside exhibits

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[JAMES ISLAND] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC)’s McLeod Plantation Historic Site was recently recognized by the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) for having the nation’s best wayside exhibits.

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Folly Pier September Forecast

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Hurricanes, Labor Day parties, and school, oh my!  When will we ever have time to fish in September with all these obligations?  Well, the good news is that with the cooling temperatures, all day is a good time to fish again.  W...

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Posted on: July 9, 2017

July tourney has been moved to September 23rd

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It has been unanimously voted by local anglers to move the July tournament to September 23rd.  However, there's still a chance to win a t-shirt and prize every week throughout the month.  Just have your fish weighed by a pier staff membe...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Summer 2017 Folly Pier Fishing

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            The fishing forecast in Charleston during spring is habitually swell, just like our waves!  Bait fish are back in full force and so are the anglers.  Whether you&rsquo...

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Posted on: December 4, 2016

Folly Pier Winter Fishing Report

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Sheepy sheepshead season is here!!  Charleston's winter weather can be a bit wishy washy with alternating wind, rain, and sunlight.  More or less a prolonged fall season.  However, we anticipate January & February t...

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

Folly Beach Pier - August 2016 Fishing Report

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Tranquil, clear, but sizzling - three words that describe August fishing in Charleston. Historically the winds are calm and swell size is less than two feet. This creates ideal water conditions for surf fishing. However, the heat i...Read on...

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Posted on: June 8, 2016

Folly Beach Pier Fishing Report - June 2016

Nick - Black Drum 4 lb. 11 oz.

This is an excellent time of year for pier fishing. Whiting, blues, pompano, drum, trout, mackerel, and sheepshead are all in season feeding near the surf. The only thing out of season is school, so round up the kids and come relax under the Folly sunsh...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2016

Folly Pier Fishing Report - May 2016

Pier Superstar, David, with pompano, black drum, and seatrout

The fishing forecast on Folly during May is habitually swell, just like our waves! Bait fish are back in full force and so are the anglers. Whether you’re a pier regular or a newcomer, Folly Pier has a spot for you to cast and try your luck in our big p...Read on...

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

Folly Pier Fishing Report - April

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Let it warm on up! When the weather gets hotter and the days get longer, it tis' the season for bait fish to start returning to the surf. We can expect to see whiting, spot, menhaden, and bluefish, with others to follow. Bait fish are the first sign of ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 16, 2016

Folly Pier Winter Fishing Report

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Summer in December was great, but trout in January is even better!! Sure we have some cold days ahead, but that doesn't stop the fish from feeding. The ocean so far has maintained a temp in the upper 50's, and with a calm wind there is sure to be some s...Read on...

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Posted on: September 15, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of September 15th, 2015

Barbara with 28 lb. King

Weather is a changin' and the bait are a runnin'!! In other words... it's prime pier fishing time. We've seen everything from mackerel to drum being caught this month. With plenty of bait following the pier, it's been fairly easy to cast a net over som...Read on...

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of September 4th, 2015

15 yr old Chase with a 5 lb. 3 oz. Spanish

Mackerel, Jacks, & Drum, oh my!! September and October always prove to be our most action packed months for all species. So far this week we've seen everything from Spanish Mackerel to Red Bull Drum and even Jack Crevalle being caught off the Folly ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 23, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of August 24, 2015

Randy Robbins with a 34 lb. 13 oz. King Mackerel

Whelp, the king has returned!! The southern wind brought good water color to the Folly Pier this past weekend. Combine those conditions with some trolley rigs in the water and we had ourselves a king mackerel reeled in at just under 35 pounds. The Span...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of August 17, 2015

2015 Cast-Off Tourney Winners

The wind was blowing and the reels were cast during our final tourney of the season. We had over a hundred anglers show for the 20th Annual Cast-Off Fishing Tournament and despite the windy conditions here on the Folly Pier we saw a wide variety of speci...Read on...

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Posted on: August 12, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of August 12, 2015

Win this fishing kayak at this Saturday's Tournament!!

You could win a fishing kayak this Saturday at the Folly Pier!! Round up your family and fishing buddies Saturday, August 15th, 6:00am – 2:00pm for the 20th Annual Folly Pier Fishing Tournament!! Registration includes free lunch and a chance to win grea...Read on...

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Posted on: July 26, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of July 26, 2015

David Astle with a 1 lb. 5 oz. Pompano

July consists of hot weather, mild waves, and cold coolers for all those fish you’re about to catch. Spadefish, whiting, & pompano have been plentiful around the Folly Pier weighing up to a full pound or more. In addition, sea trout have been runnin...Read on...

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Posted on: June 19, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report Week of June 21, 2015

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The weather is hot and so is pier fishing!! We weighed over a hundred fish during Folly Pier's June tournament. This week has provided prime conditions for spade fish, whiting, blues, black drum, sea trout, sheepshead, and even the elusive flounder. Bo...Read on...

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