• Volume 4 Number 10 - October 2009

    Features

    A look at South Carolina’s record-book bucks shows there’s no overwhelming area for big bucks -- a trophy could show up anywhere.

    So, what exactly is the common thread that links South Carolina’s all-time biggest bucks?

    Hunters understand the need to harvest does, but many are confused about when, why and how many. Two deer managers answer those questions.

    Twenty-five years ago, killing a doe deer was not only disapproved of, it likely would get you run off the property you were hunting or kicked out of your club.

    Little River mackerel action is unparalleled during the fall run.

    At 5:18 p.m. on Sept. 22, fall finally arrived on the calendar. It also kicked off some spectacular king mackerel fishing in the inshore and nearshore waters around Little River Inlet.

    Edisto area offers shrimp-baiters a myriad of opportunities to fill their coolers.

    South Carolina’s shrimp-baiting season began its 60-day run at noon on Sept. 11, so the season is in full swing already.

    Long-line trolling will produce great crappie catches on Thurmond this month.

    Lake Strom Thurmond, better known by the politically incorrect as Clarks Hill Lake, was built between 1946 and 1954 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers near the confluence of the Little River and the Savannah River.