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    Don’t miss great August fishing

    Before summer arrives, it seems to take forever to get here. But as soon as the kids get out of school, activities begin, and the hot days fly by at lightning speed. As August arrives, the summer will be winding down, and the kids will soon start school again. Even though it is one of the hottest months, it’s a perfect time to find some water and dredge up a largemouth bass, bluegill or channel catfish with the youngsters before they start the new school year. 

    August 15, 2016 at 7:00am

    Duck numbers hold steady, USFWS says

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently released its report on 2016 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations, based on surveys conducted in May and early June by FWS and the Canadian Wildlife Service. 

    August 14, 2016 at 9:47am

    SCDNR hosting several youth deer hunts this fall

    The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with a number of private individuals and hunting clubs, is sponsoring a number of youth deer hunts in the Piedmont region this fall. The hunts are for youth between the ages of 10 to 16 who would like to go deer hunting but don't have anyone to take them.

    August 12, 2016 at 2:47pm

    USA Trail Cams pack professional DSLR quality into trail cameras

    The virtues of trail cameras are too numerous to name, and it’s safe to say that these pieces of equipment have changed the way many outdoorsmen approach their hunting lands. Having photographic evidence of what passes through our hunting grounds is a piece of the hunting puzzle that sportsmen of decades ago never had access to, and the knowledge it gives us is unbeatable. 

    August 09, 2016 at 12:01pm

    South Carolina antler records now available online

    The complete listing of South Carolina's antler records is now available to the public.

    August 09, 2016 at 6:01am

    Hidden plots are gems

    Even though it’s still blazing hot, August is a great time to locate and prepare a new place to pull in a big buck during the upcoming deer season. The neighboring agriculture field or the 10-years-going-strong food plot will always be good places to see some nice deer, yet the mature deer will quickly pattern hunters and anything they see as a threat during the daylight. 

    August 08, 2016 at 9:00am

    Free youth dove hunt Sept 3

    The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the Enoree District of the U.S. Forest Service, will host a special youth dove hunt in Union County on Saturday, Sept. 3.

    There is no cost, pre-registration or drawing required to attend this youth hunt. Young sportsmen and sportswomen who are interested in a quality dove hunt are encouraged to attend the youth hunt at the U.S. Forest Service Herbert Field near Carlisle on Sept. 3.

    August 03, 2016 at 6:25pm

    Get ready for waterfowl season with the Decoy Raft

    What’s the quickest method to deploy a dozen decoys? It’s the same method to deploy four dozen, a hundred, or even more. It’s called the Decoy Raft, and it’s the product of a handful of friends from North Carolina who are passionate about waterfowl hunting.

    August 03, 2016 at 5:53pm

    2016 Deer Preview - Opening days approach for South Carolina hunters

    August is “go time” for deer hunters in South Carolina, and most are making final preparations for the 2016 season opener. Opening day redefines the phrase “go time” because hunters seeking unpressured deer have more than ample opportunities.

    August 01, 2016 at 7:00am


    More deer survived the 2015 hunting season, so what does that mean for the upcoming fall?

    August 01, 2016 at 7:00am