• Volume 4 Number 4 - April 2009

    Features

    Eager dolphin are the mainstay of the ultra-productive offshore fishery out of Charleston.

    Finally, it’s the time that bluewater fishermen have been waiting for, to reaquaint themselves with the sound of a screaming reel.

    Sumter National Forest is the Upstate’s turkey-hunting mecca. Here’s how one local expert consistently fills his tags.

    Each Saturday morning from 6 to 8 a.m., Upstate outdoor enthusiasts within earshot of WRIX-FM in Anderson can enjoy a lively discussions between the host, visiting outdoors experts and callers on the “Southern Woods and Water” radio show.

    Bonito kick off the nearshore season for Little River area fishermen.

    Nothing cures cabin fever like an intense, rod-bending adventure along the South Carolina coast.

    Santee Cooper fishes like the good ol’ days during April’s bass bonanza.

    There’s no denying that the bass fishing on the Santee Cooper reservoirs is nothing compared to the “good ol’ days.”

    Need help getting your gobbler? Lowcountry pros share their fool-proof secrets.

    The world of turkey hunting does not contain many sure things. Longbeards are wary, wily and wild. The only pattern they consistently exhibit is to have no pattern in how they respond to a hunter’s calls, setups and strategies.

    April is hard to beat for hunters and fishermen in South Carolina. Turkey hunting is in full swing statewide, bass at Santee Cooper are at the peak of the prespawn period, and the first dolphin of the season are showing up in the bluewater.