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Using the right fishing weights is key to catching more fish

Using weights to keep your fishing bait on or near the bottom is a good tactic for getting in the strike zone, but sometimes it just aids in getting your rig hung up in debris. A number of solutions are out there, and although it’s impossible to avoid getting hung up 100% of the time, using the proper type of weight can certainly reduce it.

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February 02 at 11:01 am
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Expert angler shares tips on catching schooling redfish

Redfish are traveling in schools in the Charleston area, and anglers are finding them willing to bite as long as the fish don’t feel too crowded, and as long as the anglers have more patience than normal.

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February 02 at 6:01 am
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Canada goose late season is just around the corner

With duck season ending on Jan. 31, hunters across the Carolinas can turn to resident Canada geese to get their last waterfowl fix of the year, but even those birds who are used to contact with humans can be a little tougher to take.

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February 01 at 12:01 pm
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Coyote control workshop Feb. 18 in Santee

It’s no secret that coyotes continue to have a negative impact on the deer population in South Carolina, and even though the coyote hunting regulations are about as liberal as they can be, it’s just not feasible to make a dent in the numbers of coyotes throughout the state. That’s where trapping comes in.

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January 29 at 3:01 pm
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Sign up now for turkey draw hunts; deadline to apply is Feb. 29

Every year, the SCDNR holds a number of public draw turkey hunts on Wildlife Management Area (WMA) lands. This year, six hunts will be held for youth hunter ages 5-17. Five hunts will be held for hunters 10-years-old and above. The deadline to apply for these hunts is Feb. 29.

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January 29 at 6:01 am
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Check out the features on this unique crappie jig

While so many people continue to ask the question of how to build a better mousetrap, Rockport Rattlers from Chicky Tackle Company has made a better crappie jig with the OutlawMAX Rattling Jig. Available in several sizes and colors, this jig has a number of unique features.

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January 28 at 10:02 pm
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Wahoo biting skirted ballyhoo rigs off South Carolina coast

The wahoo are biting all along the coast of South Carolina, and a group of anglers out of Murrells Inlet has had a field day with them in the past week, especially around the Winyah Scarp. One local captain who has won several wahoo tournaments over the past few years, had one of his best days ever last week.

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January 28 at 8:48 am
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Mister Twister BUZZ Bug hits market this month

Mister Twister’s BUZZ Bug, which the Louisiana company plans to introduce at the beginning of 2016, was in the right place at the right time to make a name for itself before it ever hit the market.

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January 27 at 11:01 am
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10-point, 133-inch buck wins Dec. Bag-A-Buck contest for Winnsboro hunter

Rob Taylor admitted that he was out to kill a doe one afternoon about two months ago when he climbed into a stand near Winnsboro in York County.

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January 26 at 10:17 am
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Go big, really big, on swimbaits for Jocassee bass

The 11-pound, 2-ounce largemouth that Rob McComas caught in November 2008 fell for a big swimbait, a lure he believes is key to landing trophy bass in Lake Jocassee.

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January 26 at 6:01 am
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Team Wind Walker Kryptonite wins 2016 WeHuntSC Predator Challenge

The brutal weather this past weekend didn’t stop 85 teams of 260 hunters from competing in the 2016 WeHuntSC Predator Challenge, and it turned out to be the most successful event so far, with over 20 coyotes being brought to the scales on Sunday.

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January 25 at 12:01 pm
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Where did all these coyotes come from?

“Everybody knows the DNR stocked coyotes in South Carolina to control the deer population.”

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January 22 at 1:06 pm
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Do this now to improve your bass fishing this spring

Catching bass during winter isn’t impossible. Some bass anglers actually prefer fishing this time of year. Others tolerate it, knowing that some of the best fishing of the year is right around the corner. And even though spring is typically a great time to land some lunkers, anglers can improve their springtime bass fishing by doing something right now.

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January 22 at 6:01 am
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This is the lure to use for cold weather bass

Love it or hate it, there’s little doubt that the Alabama rig has added a new dimension to bass fishing, and especially during cold weather when fish are really keying on schools of bait.

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January 21 at 4:17 pm
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Crank up more crappie

Kenny Allen doesn’t begin to claim he’s one of the crappie pros who first hit on trolling crankbaits for big slabs, but he said he’s smart enough to know when a technique is worth using — and in January in many Southeastern reservoirs, dropping a half-dozen crankbaits behind your boat and pulling them along at various depths is a very productive way to put cold-water slabs in the boat.

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January 21 at 6:01 am
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Travelers Rest High School wins big tournament at Lake Okeechobee

The Travelers Rest High School fishing team demolished the competition in the 2016 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Florida Open on Lake Okeechobee this past weekend. Their 26-pound, 8-ounce sack was 16-pounds heavier than the second-place team, and gave them the win in the first Student Angler Federation event of 2016.

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January 20 at 11:05 am
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