• Volume 1 Number 11 - November 2006

    Features

    When the temperature drops this month, good catfishing heats up at the Wateree River.

    Catfishing has become a year-round sport for many South Carolina anglers.

    Larry Avins of River Oaks Farm included waterfowl management among his daily chores to create quality hunting.

    While suppertime at a duck camp is always a loud and rowdy affair, breakfasts are usually subdued. Not only do the revels of the night prior to a hunt tend to tire happy hunters, the wake-up call in the morning is the time to begin a meditation, the mental preparation for approaching the peaceful sanctity of a well-built duck blind after a sloshing walk through the water.

    S.C. deer hunters have their best chance to bag a trophy buck during the rut.

    It has been 15 years since Dennis Chastain bagged his buck of a lifetime, but he remembers the hunt as if it happened yesterday.

    Author’s rules for shooting a rifle are keys to hunting success for white-tailed deer.

    When Luther Johnson hunts deer, he adheres to the military sniper’s rule — one round, one kill.

    Upgrading your shotgun now will put a smile on your face all duck season.

    Make your first shot count.

    That’s good advice that I absolutely never follow.

    And sometimes that proves more painful than others.

    Bushytail hunters can increase their chances by using calls. Just be sure to read and follow instructions on the package.

    “Listen, I can hear two gray squirrels and one fox squirrel barking,” I said, whispering to my son after making a young-squirrel-in-distress call.

    The Eastatoe offers aesthetics, natural surroundings and year-round trout fishing.

    Anglers too often tend to rate and evaluate fisheries only by fish numbers and size.

    The rut is here, and that's magical music to the ears of trophy deer hunters.