Most teens strive to find their niche in high school. Some are athletes, others student government types, others bookworms, socialites or not-so-socialites. These days, it’s not uncommon for high schools to field their own bass-fishing club teams. Even so, Braxton Wall, a 17-year-old senior at Ninety Six High School near Lake Greenwood, is a crappie guy.
Deer movement in South Carolina can occasionally be predictable, but those times are few and seldom last long, especially if deer get pressure from hunters. They generally occur during the very early season when deer are still in their summer pattern or very late in the season when hunting pressure often dwindles in remote areas.
For light-tackle anglers along the southern tip of the Grand Strand, the arrival of fall is nothing less than an early Christmas present. Fishermen around Murrells Inlet welcome along with October the prime season for catching speckled trout. From the rock-lined jetties on the ocean side to the handful of oyster-covered creeks in this quaint vacation destination, the speck showcase showdown begins.