• A thorough spraying with fresh water is enough to remove the remnants of saltwater after a fishing trip and keep the reel in good, working order.


    How to catch more Georgetown king mackerel

    Guide Steve Roff of Georgetown concentrates on tide lines this month, because the baitfish will be thick and the king mackerel will be there, feasting away. Anywhere Roff can pick up a net full of large menhaden can easily bring a hot king bite for his clients. 

    May 27 at 9:34am

    Key on shad, bream beds

    The bluegill and shad spawns add up to a big bonanza for bass fishermen on Lake Wateree this month, according to tournament angler Dearal Rodgers of Camden.

    May 27 at 9:48am

    Stink up a cat!

    It’s June. It’s hot. So is the catfishing on Lake Murray. And while you don’t want to miss out on the action, who doesn’t want a break from the sweltering heat? Fortunately, you can have both.

    May 27 at 10:08am

    Santee Cooper makes Bassmaster's No. 2 ranking for 2016

    After failing to make Bassmaster’s top 10 list for the previous three years, and not even making the top 100 list in 2012, Santee Cooper is back, in a major way. The lake system, consisting of Lakes Marion and Moultrie, and locally referred to as the Upper and Lower Lakes, is ranked number two on the list of best bass lakes in the nation.

    June 21 at 4:37pm

    Pass'n it on Outdoors shares outdoor experience with first time hunters, veterans, and disabled

    Pass'n it on Outdoors was founded in 2009. It's primary mission is to pass on the traditions that have been handed down to us. To help disabled kids, friends, veterans and first time hunters follow in those same footsteps of earlier generations. 

    June 20 at 11:12pm

    Catch Bulls Bay's trout and redfish with these tips

    “We’ll give this area about 10 minutes and if we don’t get any action, we’ll move on to the next spot. The fish are definitely here, but that recent storm and king tide has them real moody, so we’re not going to spend too much time in any one place if we don’t get a bite pretty quick,” said Capt. Garrett Lacy of Mt. Pleasant.

    June 20 at 6:40pm

    Rock those sheepshead!

    Sitting in a johnboat along a rock wall in Fripp Inlet, Billy Downer of Manning looked at John Long of Lady’s Island and explained, “I think it’s my rod. Maybe I can’t catch them because of my rod.” 

    May 27 at 9:43am

    SCDNR looking for volunteers for Summer Turkey Survey

    The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help with its annual Summer Turkey Survey.

    June 19 at 11:36pm

    Coyote bounty proposal gets new life

    The coyote tagging and bounty program has been revived in the South Carolina Senate after it was vetoed by Gov. Nikki Haley, but it comes with some changes over the original proposal. The  House also voted to override the governor’s veto of the plan.

    June 17 at 12:04pm

    South Carolina to host 2016 National Archery in Schools World Tournament in Myrtle Beach

    The S.C. Department of Natural Resources will assist in hosting the 2016 World National Archery in the Schools Tournament July 23-26 at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center in Myrtle Beach.

    June 16 at 8:58pm

    Alligator hunting application deadline extended through midnight tonight

    Due to required system maintenance the deadline to apply for public alligator hunting and special WMA season has been extended to Thursday, June 16, until 11:59 p.m. 

    June 16 at 1:10pm

    Tomorrow is deadline for alligator hunting applications

    The deadline to apply for the S.C. Department of Natural Resources online applications for the 2016 Public Alligator Hunting season and the Wildlife Management Area Alligator Hunting Season is at 11:59 p.m. tomorrow night.

    June 11 at 9:20pm

    Rescue teams recover missing boater's body from Waccamaw River

    For the second time in less than a month, a boater has apparently drowned in the Waccamaw River. Search teams recovered the latest victim yesterday.

    June 13 at 10:22pm

    Use binoculars to improve your fishing

    Binoculars aren’t often thought of as important tools for fishing, but they can be just as useful for anglers on the water as they are in the woods for hunters.

    June 11 at 2:56pm

    New deer bill signed into law

    Governor Haley signed Senate Bill 454 into law on June 8, which makes some sweeping new changes to South Carolina’s deer hunting. While the law will not go into effect until the 2017 season, it has many outdoorsmen talking already.

    June 10 at 12:30pm

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