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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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1980 Mt. Holly Rd.
Rock Hill, SC 29730
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Next MSC Tournament!
June 15th, 2013, Billy Dreher Island
Lines In: 6:00 a.m. - Lines Out: 12:00 noon
Weigh In: 12:30 p.m. (Followed by cookout)
Creel: 4 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.)
Date: Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
Time: 7:00 p.m. (Come early if you plan to eat.)
Program: Jim Farmer with Cast Away Baits will spend time talking about trolling along with featuring many Cast Away Bait offerings. !
Midlands Striper Club held its monthly team tournament May 18th in conjunction with its MSC-SCDNR Benefit Open Tournament on Lake Murray. The tournament was held at Dreher Island State Park. It was a beautiful fishing day on the lake. Approximately 80 anglers representing 27 teams participated in the club and DNR Open events.
First Place honors for both the DNR Benefit Open and the MSC Club event went to Team Landlocked, captained by Richy Brensinger of Lexington SC fishing with Joey Smoak of Lexington and Wayne Bell of Prosperity SC with a 4 fish creel of 38.97 lbs. Team Landlocked also captured the Nichols Store of Rock Hill Big Fish award with their striped bass tipping the scales at 19.84 lbs.
Second Place in the MSC DNR Tournament Open went to Team Bait Hooked, captained by Rob Hedrick of Lincoln GA fishing with Wes Gilmore of Crouse NC. Finishing 3rd in the MSC DNR Open and in second place in the MSC Club Tournament was Team Catchall, captained by Lee Thomas of Leesville SC fishing with Kreg and Kolden Frady of Leesville and Carl Thomas of Santee SC with a 4 fish creel of 28.19 lbs.
Third place in the MSC Club event was secured by Team Red Fin with their 4 fish creel of 25.10 lbs. Eleventh place was secured by Team Overtime with a 4 fish creel of 18.65 lbs. and eighteenth place was secured by Team Reel Guys with their 4 fish creel of 15.53 lbs. The events smallest creel award went to Team Reel Obsession. The MSC Club tournament Youth Angler award went to Kolden Frady of Team Catchall with their second place finish. Wendy Horne of Team Red Fin won the top finishing MSC Club Lady Angler award with their 3rd place finish.
MSC 2013 TOTY Standings....
1 Team Catchall 645
2 Team Landlocked 635
3 Team Shad up & fish 555
4 Team Laid Back 555
5 Team Redemption 540
6 Team Wildman 505
7 Team Red Fin 480
8 Team Reel Guys 480
9 Team Pittcrew 445
10 Team Rocky Bottom 440
11 Team Overtime 415
12 Team Hard Core 410
13 Team Fintastic 405
14 Team Let 'em Live 405
15 Team Catch 22 405
16 Team Striper Hyper 380
17 Team Hammer Head 375
18 Team Cassell Brothers 370
19 Team Cut Bait & Wait 360
20 Team Sea N Stripes 355
21 Team Reel N Pull 285
22 Team Reel Broke 270
23 Team Reel life 240
24 Team Old line sides 185
25 Team Reel Obsession 180
26 Team 2phushrnaut 145
27 Team Barely Tyme 120
28 Team Ship wrecked 40
28 Team Hiz witness 25
MSC thanks Pure Fishing for its unparalleled support of MSC's fundraising and education efforts!
Team Landlocked Wins It All In MSC DNR Open & MSC Club Tourney, Catches Big Fish Of Both Events
Team Landlocked's captain Richy Brensinger accepts handshake from MSC Tournament Director David Richardson joined by teammates Joey Smoak and Wayne Bell.
Team Landlocked's Joey Smoak displays their 19.84 lb. Big Fish with Wayne Bell (left) and Team Captain Richy Brensinger (right).
DNR Open Second Place Winner Team Bait Hooked (Rob Hedrick & Wes Gilmore).
DNR Open Third Place and MSC Second Place Winner Team Catchall
(Carl Thomas, Lee Thomas, Kolden Frady and Kreg Frady)
MSC Third Place Winner Team Redfin
MSC May Lady Angler Wendy Horne
of Team Redfin
MSC May Youth Angler Kolden Frady
of Team Catchall