Osprey Nests

Our naturalist, Bruce Lampright, was helping with some filming for the real estate office when we captured this image of an adult osprey flying above one of the two nest platforms located here on Brays Island. The nest appears to contain three eggs.

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Brays Island App

With just a tap of your finger, you can experience life on Brays Island Plantation! Read issues of Brays Island Living, review our Facebook posts, look at our Instagram photos, watch videos, look at our current inventory of real estate, thumb through a calendar of events, and see what activities are available for your kids or grandkids. Take a virtual tour and then schedule a visit and see it for yourself!

Instructions:
Click on the App Store or Google Play icon on your mobile device and search for Brays Island. Simply follow the prompts to download the app.

Click here to download onto your iPhone.

Click here to download onto your Android.

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Great Gobblers

Is there a better setting in which to hunt turkeys than the Lowcountry of South Carolina and, more specifically, on Brays Island Plantation? The 2015 season is over, but congratulations to David Gardner, Harry Murdaugh, Tom Hartley, General Walter Boomer, John Davis, Tom Rensberry, Kevin Dennis, and Bill Rector on having successfully harvesting birds.

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Tennis Clinics and Lessons

tennis match

Interested in taking up tennis or just looking to improve your game? Tennis professional Greg Crosby offers clinics and group or private lessons for players of all skill levels! One-hour lessons are offered on Tuesdays at 8 am, 9 am, 12 pm, and 1 pm. Ninety-minute clinics are offered on Tuesdays from 10 am to 11:30 am. For reservations, please contact Owner Services or register online.

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Action Packed Visit

Robert and Carolyn Buchan’s family recently spent some time here on Brays Island. Their son James sent over some great photographs from the trip that we feel are worth sharing. Shark tooth hunting, fishing, visiting the Nature Center, attending oyster roasts and even riding in an owner’s tank! Where else can a family enjoy such a diverse array of recreational opportunities?

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Brays Island Outdoor and Shooting Exposition

Join us this weekend for the Brays Island Outdoor and Shooting Exposition. It is scheduled to start tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m. and will end at 4:00 p.m. Sunday.

Want to learn more about the event? Here is a digital invitation that provides some general information, a list of exhibitors, a schedule of events, pertinent maps and contact information to help you make the necessary arrangements. We hope you’ll join us for another great weekend at Brays Island Plantation!

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Club Championships

We had 12 men and 8 ladies competing in the 2015 Club Championships last week here at Brays Island. The results of the 36-hole stroke play tournament are listed below. It was another great event!

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Charming Small Towns

Beaufort came in at #6 on Veranda’s list of 18 of the most charming small towns in America. Click here for the entire list.

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Easter Egg Hunt

Children scour the grounds behind the Inn in search of Easter Eggs! In addition to the Easter Egg Hunt, a prize was awarded to the child with the most creatively decorated basket, and there was a contest to see who could guess the number of eggs in the robin’s nest.
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Trophy Bass

The dogwoods are in full bloom.  That means the Largemouth Bass are spawning and some have already laid.  The best fishing has been right at dawn or late in the evening.  You can use top water lures like Buzz Baits, Poppers, and Spooks.  You can expect to catch Bass in the 4-6 pound range in trophy ponds.  These ponds are Big Dig, #1 at the Golf Grille, and Borrow Pit.  More fish can be caught in the family ponds, but they will be smaller.

In the mornings after the sun comes up, switch to sub surface lures.  Carolina Rigs work great in these ponds.  Eight inch pumpkin seed worms and chartreuse tails are ideal.  We keep jon boats at the best ponds ready to fish with a trolling motor and battery.  These boats can be moved to any pond you desire.

If you’d like more information, please contact the Boating Department at (843) 846-3137.  We can help set up your self-guided excursions or assist with guided trips.

-Captain Jess Haynes-

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