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CCU fishing club wins angling event

The Coastal Carolina University Saltwater Anglers won first place in the 37th Annual East Coast Got-Em-On King Mackerel Tournament in July.

The Coastal Carolina University Saltwater Anglers won first place in the 37th Annual East Coast Got-Em-On King Mackerel Tournament in July. Professor of Education Joe Winslow (left) and CCU alumni Matt Eisenberger, Scott Hefferman and Austin Keener (right) landed a 44.07-pound king mackerel on Winslow’s boat, Hooligan. The club was founded in 2005 and has won other tournaments in Charleston and Biloxi, Miss. CCU has a long tradition of angling activities going back to the mid-1970s when the late English professor Don Millus organized a long-running collegiate tournament on the Grand Strand.

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