• Volume 3 Number 9 - September 2008

    Features

    Wateree’s abundant crappie population really turns on at night in late summer and fall.

    Patience is a virtue for any fisherman, but waiting for a cantankerous crappie to get in the “bite” mode can be a test of any angler’s patience.

    Opening of shrimp-baiting season calls for big nets, homemade concoctions and plenty of fun.

    The sun was just beginning to come up over the Atlantic as Johnny Spitzmiller and Marc Deschenes launched Spitzmiller’s boat at Buck Hall Landing near Awendaw — with a day of shrimp baiting at hand.

    Trail cameras are giving hunters a new eye on the deer world.

    Rising interest in deer hunting has triggered a tidal wave of unique innovations.

    A peanut field yields a trophy for this Jasper County hunter.

    According to brother-in-law, John Petno couldn’t find the center of a paper target while practicing on the shooting range the day before deer season open.

    The Broad River gives inshore anglers a place they can stay the entire season.

    Danny Rourk has six rivers within an hour’s drive of his home in Beaufort, but he only fishes one of them.

    What works for one hunter, another may scoff at; here are three approaches to getting your big buck.

    By almost all accounts, the peak of the whitetail deer rut arrives in various parts of South Carolina in late October.