• Volume 5 Number 11 - November 2010


    ‘Prime time’ for Lake Murray fishermen starts early.

    You could say that Brad Taylor was born with a crappie pole in his hand. His grandfather ran a minnow farm, and as far back as memory allows, his family has been fishing for crappie on Lake Murray.

    Effectively reading signposting activity is crucial for hunters to pattern whitetails.

    Along the forest edge, a whitetail buck hesitates beneath the overhanging branches of a pine tree. Then with ease, the animal stretches its neck up toward a particular limb and begins to rub its mouth and forehead on the limb. Closing its eyelids, it resumes this behavior on the tree.

    Draw on the experience of two successful land managers, and you can attract deer to your small tract of hunting land.

    South Carolina hunters crave the day when a record-book buck slips into their food plot at daybreak within easy shooting range.

    Pay attention to detail, and your deer-hunting success will explode.

    South Carolina’s Piedmont is full of deer hunters. Why is it only a gifted few of these gain expert status?

    Upstate and Piedmont waterfowl hunters have a treasure trove of good areas to find the ‘Carolina duck.’

    It’s hard to imagine how sitting in a deer stand during the rut could infuse a die-hard South Carolina hunter with the urge to duck hunt, but it happens.

    Late fall is prime time to target Bulls Bay reds on flooded flats.

    Temperate waters extending into fall allows fishermen to experience some of the best redfish action of the year at Bulls Bay.