Hampton Lake hosts fishing tournament for wounded military heroes How to catch more, and bigger, shellcrackers at Santee Monster Reel'N'Shad a huge fish-catcher Two barrel swivels are sometimes better than a three-way swivel

May 1 is time to apply for alligator tags

South Carolina’s 2016 alligator hunting season doesn’t start for several months, but it’s almost time to apply for a tag. The SCDNR will accept applications May 1 through June 15, and all applications must be filled out online at the agency’s website.

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April 26 at 11:01 am
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Lake Russell angler finds car containing human remains

An angler on Lake Russell discovered an old Chevrolet in water about 17 feet deep Saturday around 4 p.m. near the Beer Garden Creek boat ramp. He alerted authorities, who sent a dive team to search the vehicle. Behind the driver's seat, they found human remains.

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April 25 at 11:31 am
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Clinton House Plantation fishing is as good as their hunting

I don’t mind shooting a turkey in the face, but what I really love to do this time of year is to feel the tap, tap-tap, of a largemouth bass on the end of my fishing line. That’s why when I showed up at the Clinton House Plantation for a turkey hunt with Mike Johnson, I broke the news to him before we’d even donned our camo.

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April 24 at 6:31 am
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Put your hitch ball on TV

When hooking up to your boat trailer, how many times do you have to get out of your tow vehicle and walk back to check on the stormy relationship between its hitch ball and the trailer’s coupler?

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April 21 at 11:52 pm
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Kayak bass angler allegedly caught cheating in multiple tournaments

The world of kayak bass fishing tournaments was rocked this week when tournament directors and organizers for two major tournament trails – Kayak Bass Fishing and Kayak Bass Series — revealed one of its competitors had been identified as submitting falsified photograph entries during a Kakak Bass Series tournament.

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April 21 at 6:01 am
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York County hunter kills 7-bearded, record book gobbler

Lee Blackmon from York took a day off work to go turkey hunting on April 14, and killed the gobbler of a lifetime that is headed for the NWTF record books. His 7-bearded, 20.4-pound bird scored 168.4 (atypical) by two NWTF scorers. And he killed it with a bow and arrow.

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April 20 at 10:01 am
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3 ways to make a Senko squirm

Bass pro Davy Hite of Ninety Six, S.C., makes no bones about the fact that his favorite lure is a Buckeye Mop Jig, but when it comes to springtime fishing for prespawn bass, he’s going to have one lure tied on for sure, and that’s a Senko.

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April 19 at 1:01 pm
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Expert angler shares crankbait tip to help you land more bass

When it comes to fishing with crankbaits, FLW pro David Fritts of Lexington N.C. is about as good as it gets. He would rather fish a crankbait than any other lure, and he has one tip that he said can make everyone a better crankbait angler.

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April 19 at 6:01 am
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IFA Redfish Tours head to Georgetown

Inshore anglers from across the Carolinas and surrounding regions will meet at Georgetown, South Carolina, on April 30 - May 1 for the first 2016 Atlantic Division events of the IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Cabela's and IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing.

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April 18 at 3:41 pm
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How to catch more flounder

Martin Dane stood along the bank of a small creek as the tide came in, slowly reeling in a curly-tailed grub, rod tip held high. He seemed to be concentrating really hard, lowered the rod tip, and continued reeling slowly.

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April 18 at 11:01 am
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Houston's Lake Conroe to host 2017 Bassmaster Classic

The world championship of bass fishing — the 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro — will be held in Houston for the first time in the event’s 47-year history, B.A.S.S. and the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority, the event hosts, revealed today.

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April 15 at 11:01 am
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Catch more bait with this one tip

Catching your own bait is a great way to save money and get the full experience of fishing, and especially this time of year, it’s usually pretty simple to find baitfish near our fishing holes. Being skilled at throwing a cast net is one of the quickest ways to load up on a day’s supply of bait, but knowing how to throw it is only half the battle. Knowing when to throw it can be just as important.

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April 14 at 10:41 pm
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$1000 coyote bounty program hits snag in Senate

The proposed bounty program for killing tagged coyotes which was previously passed by the House has been defeated by the Senate budget-writing panel. Critics of the program cited safety concerns, and said the money should be spent elsewhere.

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April 14 at 9:41 am
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Feral swine interfere with prescribed burning

Feral swine are causing yet another problem for South Carolina's natural resources, this time by interfering with prescribed burning.

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April 14 at 6:01 am
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Catch more Broad River smallmouth with these tips

The water levels on the Broad River are still a little bit high, but not nearly as bad as they have been ever since the big Flood of ’15, and the water temperature and water clarity are just right for smallmouth fishing.†

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April 13 at 6:01 am
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Catch more wahoo with these tips from Murrells Inlet Outpost

For anglers looking to do a little more than wrangle with a bream this time of year, plenty of action awaits them off the coast of Murrells Inlet. The wahoo are ready and willing to do battle with anyone willing to venture offshore a little ways, and luckily, anglers don’t have to go all the way to the Gulf Stream to find them.

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April 12 at 12:34 pm
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