Columbia Chapter, Live Auction Preview, Thursday, March 14, 2013, The Coop

  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. Able Minded Charters Charleston is the destination and inshore red fishing is the game. Capt. Mike Able Jr. of Mt. Pleasant will host two anglers for a day of pursuing tailing redfish in and around the waters of Charleston. Fuel, bait, and tackle are provided, tips are not! Donated by Capt. Mike Able Jr.
  3. Chase Allen Flounder South Carolina Artist Chase Allen is a believer in CCA SC! Chase is the owner of The Iron Fish located on Daufuskie Island, where amidst a shower of birdsong and fiery sparks, he forges colorful metal sculptures that are as unique and colorful as his historic island home. A featured artist in Charleston Magazine, Southern Living, and Coastal Living his work is highly sought. Take home this large flounder measuring approx 29” x 17” and enjoy a piece of art that is sure to please.
  4.  Midlands Golf Package Time to tee off! Twice! This golf package provides you and your guests (foursome) the opportunity to play two fine golf courses within easy driving distance of the house. Spring Valley C.C. in the Northeast and two rounds at Savannah Lakes at Lake Thurmond. Must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date before 12/28/13; not valid on weekends or during special events. Advanced reservations are required and tee times are subject to availability. Donated by Spring Valley C.C. and Savannah Lakes.
  5. 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.
  6. Wayne Hendrix Knives This South Carolina native’s reputation in the knife making world precedes him! Allendale native Wayne Hendrix is one of only a select few knife makers that apprenticed under the legendary George Herron to learn his craft. His time spent with that legend is evident in his craftsmanship and 100% commitment to the highest quality product money can buy. As such, Wayne has been named CCA SC Knife Maker of the Year for 2013. This knife package includes a matching pair of his ever popular oyster knife and a skinning knife. Donated by Wayne Hendrix and CCA SC.
  7. Cowassee Basin Cast & Blast Just minutes from Columbia, two people are going to enjoy the outdoor offerings of this great region of the palmetto state! CCA SC Columbia chapter committee member Coy Myers will host two people for both a spring morning turkey hunt and an afternoon of striped bass fishing on the Wateree River. Meals and one night’s accommodations are included with this fantastic spring trip. Must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date. Donated by Coy Myers.
  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. Barking up Bushytails; Dog Hunting for Squirrels Dog hunting squirrels was the good lord’s idea of a perfect experience for a father and child! Two fathers and sons/daughters will join squirrel hunting aficionado’s Larry Keeling and Gene Seiveno of Sumter for a ½ day of chasing squirrels with the soon to be famous “Mrs D”. Must provide firearm and ammo (preferably .22 rifle or small gauge shotgun) along with SC hunting license. Trip must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date. Donated by Larry keeling and Gene Seiveno.
  10. Florida Fishing Trip Everglades Fishing Adventure Get ready to unpack, unwind and unplug! The perfect way to discover Florida’s other magical vacation – the kind with no lines, no crowds and no worries. Find yourself lost in old Florida while you enjoy 3 nights’ accommodations at the Boathouse Motel on Marco Island. The Boat House Motel has been family owned and operated since 1994. A quaint little place tucked away in Olde Florida. In this quiet and peaceful environment you will enjoy nature at its best while being close to “civilization”. Make use of our boat slips, cast a line from our dock and watch the dolphins, manatees and fishes on the Marco River or within minutes, sail away to the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. We have even reserved some rooms where your pets will feel right at home and welcomed Your trip also includes 2 half days of inshore fishing for 2 anglers with two different professional guides. Try your luck with Redfish, Speckled Sea Trout, and the infamous Snook… AKA Linesider! We have world-class snook fishing throughout the year. The state record and several line class world records have been caught in our local waters. Does not include transportation or gratuity. Trip must be booked on mutually agreeable dates and taken between July 1, 2013 – October 31, 2013.
  11. The Mote BBQ Special for 50 Local BBQ legend Billy Mote will bring this item to a convenient location of your choice. The hog, the trimmings, the beer…everything is included in this party package. Must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable time and place. Donated by Billy Mote and CCA South Carolina.
  12. Go Gamecocks Sports Package Here is your chance to enjoy the Gamecock Nation’s Athletics!! This package includes two tickets to home games in National Championship baseball, basketball, and football (Clemson games are excluded)! In addition, enjoy convenient parking space for tailgating to get the full collegiate baseball experience just right! As icing on the cake, a signed bat and ball from USC Championship head baseball coach Chad Holbrook comes with it! Donated by Tom Milliken, W.D. Morris Jr., and Chad Holbrook.
  13. 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 traditional island beach house. Must be used between September 2013 and March 2014. Donated by Phil Sutton and CCA South Carolina.
  14. Milliken Horticulture Services Package Get your outdoor living space ready for spring with this all inclusive landscaping package by local landscaping company, Milliken Horticulture Service, LLC. With this package you will receive a customized front yard landscape design, a three zone irrigation system, three trees by Longbranch Farms (either Flowering Cherry or Live Oak), 25 (3 gallon) plants by Bushman Farms, 4 pallets of sod by Carolina Fresh Farms, 15 bales of pine straw and 15 bags of compost including installation and delivery.  Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to have a local landscaper get your yard ready for spring with all local products!  The recipient must live in the Columbia area. Installation will take place between September 2013 and March 2014. Landscaping Design and Materials by Milliken Horticulture Services, LLC Walks Milliken, owner www.millikenhorticulture.com
  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. Helicopter Hog Hunt the JB Hunting Ranch Talk about bringing home the bacon! You’re getting airborne for a hunting trip of a lifetime! This trip is to Palacios, TX (just south of Houston) on the 40, 000 acre JB Hunting Ranch! Two hunters will spend two hours shooting hogs from the side doors of an R44 helicopter! This old Texas ranch has an unlimited supply of hogs and other varmints and you are the guy to help bring them under control! Trip includes one night’s accommodations, a lighted pier for fishing during the evening as you relax, all game retrieval by a guide, a videotaped recording of your hunt, a pre hunt safety orientation, and the guns! Trip must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date and is good for one year from the date of purchase. Donated by CCA South Carolina. This item does have a reserve.
  17. Time to Warm up! Sit back, relax, and let Milliken Horticulture Services, LLC turn your back yard into an entertainment hub with a custom installed outdoor fire pit. Built in pits add charm to any backyard giving family and friends a central place to gather over good food and good stories. Your custom outdoor fire pit will measure 44” wide x 12” high (31” interior diameter) with a heavy gauge steel insert. Your choice of stone colors in Santa Fe, Desert or Bluestone. Included with the fire pit is one cord of seasoned firewood. Please redeem between October and December 2013. Visit www.millikenhorticulture.com
  18.  Fripp Island Beach House Extravaganza 8 people will enjoy a long weekend (three days/ two nights) at beautiful Fripp Island, SC. This private island off of the coast of Beaufort has amenities such as golf, tennis, fishing, swimming, and of course simply relaxing and enjoying fellowship at the beach are all options. The house is located on the canal with a dock to allow easy access to the ocean. Available Sept ’13 through March ’14; must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date. Donated by Kyle & Joey Godley.
  19. Girls, Guns, and Grapes! Just for the CCA ladies! Girls, here is your chance to take aim! World champion Joe Cantey will host four ladies for an evening of sporting clays, dinner, and wine outside Camden at Hermitage Farms Shooting Sports. Joe will be your instructor for the evening providing you with over 25 years of shooting experience. Once completed, enjoy a wonderful meal along with select wines back at the clubhouse. Must be scheduled on any mutually agreeable Wednesday. Donated by Hermitage Farms Shooting Sports and Forest Land Management.
  20.  Genteel Quail Hunting  There is no finer way to spend a day in the southern woods than quail hunting! CCA SC state board member Kyle Godley will host two (2) well – seasoned hunters for a day of Quail hunting in the only manner it was intended – Southern Style! Join Kyle at Dennis Farms/Hilliard Plantation located in Rembert, SC for your chance to enjoy a true southern tradition. Must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date after deer season. Donated by Kyle Godley and James Dennis.
  21. Eight Hours of Bulldozer/Excavator work Its habitat season! That means heavy equipment work to be done! McClam & Associates and Bill Sharpe can make that happen! They are donating 8 hours of D-5 size bulldozer or small excavator work with an operator. Property must a recreational property (no commercial sites) located within 45 miles of Columbia. Work must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable Saturday. Donated by McClam & Associates and Bill Sharpe.
  22. Za’s Party for 48 This popular Columbia eatery and night life magnet is also a supporter of marine conservation! Za’s Brick Oven Pizza has donated a party for 48 at their Devine St. location. You and your guests are certain to have a great time in their new party room with wide screen television and your meal of heavy hors d’oeuvres are going to be outstanding. Alcoholic beverages and tip are not included. Please schedule on a mutually agreeable date. Donated by Za’s Brick Oven Pizza
  23. Sumter County Rabbit hunt for three (3) get ready for a whole pack of fun! Three hunters will join Mark and David Nidiffer at Tecomate Plantation in Rembert, SC for a day of chasing rabbits with an excellent pack of beagles trained just for this purpose. Hunters should bring guns, shells, license, and a healthy desire for a hunting experience unlike anything else. Must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable weekend between January 2 and March 15, 2014. Donated by Mark and David Nidiffer.
  24. Smart Screens Digital Indoor Media Package Attention Columbia business owners, SmartScreens Digital Indoor Media is Columbia’s newest form of advertising designed to reach your potential customers while they are a captive audience. It is flexible and can be tailored to promote any business, event or product with highly effective creative content designed by our team of graphic designers. SmartScreens is donating for auction a three-month, three-screen advertising package valued at more than $1,000. The winning bidder will be allowed to advertise on highly visible 32-inch LCD flat screen panels placed in some of Columbia’s busiest family restaurants, like Eric’s San Jose’ on Garner’s Ferry Rd. and Hooligan’s in Trenholm Plaza, among others. The advertising campaign will begin any time after May 1, 2013, and will run in three consecutive months. Advertising campaign must be used before the end of 2013. The advertiser is responsible for creative design costs associated with producing digital ad content. Donated By Arthur Gonzales.
  25. GPS Recreational Property Map If you own property, this one is a must have!! Milliken Forest Company, Inc. will produce a GPS property map that will include all ponds, food plots, deer stands and other unique features of interest on your land. Property boundaries will also be displayed, and the entire image can be overlaid on a 2011 & 2009 aerial true color photo or 2006 infra red photographic map. This is a one of a kind, unique informative map that will benefit any land owner. Finished product will include two (2) 22” X 34” maps and a CD Rom for your personal use. Property location must be in SC, NC, or GA. Good for one year from the date of the banquet. Donated by Milliken Forestry Company, Inc. and Bill Milliken.
  26. Broad River Bounty Two (2) anglers enjoy not only the beauty of Beaufort but also a day of light tackle fishing in the Broad River. Capt. Danny Rourk makes this trip happen on a mutually agreeable date. Donated by Capt. Danny Rourk and CCA South Carolina.
  27. Bird on branch lantern and outdoor speaker This isn’t just something attractive to look at, it also works! Designed for indoor or outdoor use, this working piece of sculpture allows you to enjoy your favorite music. Works with a variety of electronic devices. Donated by CCA South Carolina.
  28. Clothing World Duck Hunt At the Santee Duck Club! 320 acres adjacent to the Santee National Wildlife Refuge on Lake Marion. 80 acres of flooded timber and corn boys. Believe me, the ducks are here! Both Mossy Oak and The National Network have filmed hunting episodes here. Trip is for one (1) hunter and should be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date. Lunch included. Donated by Mike James of Clothing World.
  29. Wild Bobcat Hunting w/ Dog’em Local hunting fanatic Mike Johnson will join two hunters for one day of hunting that is sure to be remembered. Chasing wild bobcats with dogs at night; Mike can come to your property or can entertain you on one of several treasured local properties. Hunters must posses valid SC hunting license and provide guns and ammo. Must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date between Thanksgiving 2013 and March 1, 2014. Donated by Mike Johnson.
  30. The Local Boy Outfitters/ K2 Mystery Cooler Real Value. Real Cold. This 55 qrt 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!