• Volume 4 Number 1 - January 2009

    Features

    Orangeburg County produces back-to-back trophies

    When big bucks come out of Orangeburg County, no one is really surprised — especially if they’re products of land where a trophy-management program is in place.

    Specks make Little River’s ‘big ditch’ a winter hotspot, and stripers are a nice bonus.

    It’s cold along the northern reaches of the “big ditch.”

    When it passes through Little River, the Intercoastal Waterway doesn’t completely chill out the New Year’s wishes of fishermen.

    Well-travelled Greenville hunter scores on Abbeville County trophy

    Greenville’s Alan Harris has traveled far and wide in pursuit of trophy deer: from Illinois to Alabama, from Missouri to Montana.

    Whether you chase them with dogs or wait them out on a stand, wild hogs provide plenty of extended season hunting in the Palmetto State.

    “Now I got to warn you up front,” said veteran hog hunter Scott Emery of Blue Ridge, “this ain’t like any other kinds of hunting. That hog’s not going to trot off with his tail stuck in the air like a deer — he may just put his head down and come after you.”

    White perch are making an impact on South Carolina lakes — but is it a good or bad one?

    Here’s a news flash — illegal aliens are overrunning South Carolina. Unlike other illegal aliens, these are underwater. And there are also just as many, if not more, of them.

    Got the January blues? Then head on over to Beaufort, where sight-casting to redfish will more than lift your spirits.

    Okay, Christmas is over, and so is deer season. What’s left to do outdoors?

    Let’s check out the rules bulletin.

    North Carolina hunter’s highway miles pay off in Chester County monster.

    For years, Marshall Brack has burned up the highway between his home in Shelby, N.C., and his hunt club near the Blackstock community in southern Chester County.