The Upland bird hunting has been excellent with temperatures in the 40's and 50's, Dogs can get out there and stretch their legs and RUN. A full day of tromping around in the brush is a great way to get out and get some exercise at the same time.
Coveys are hard to find these days, but if you are persistent and go where the quail are, you will scare up a covey rise.
Upland Game is abundant and flying high as The Clinton House Plantation opens up the season with hunting opportunities for all. Pheasant, Chukar & Quail are the targets and manager Mike Johnson is ready willing and able to take you out on the adventure of a lifetime. His trusty flushing dog Tillie will do all of the work for you so that you can be prepared for the covey rise. Beautiful....
Eleven year old Gabe Boggs of Six Mile receives a complementary hat for his first bear from SCDNR Technician Ken Forrester.
Boggs took his 188 pound bear with one shot from a 44 magnum while on a dog hunt in Pickens County last week. Boggs says that he plans to have the bear mounted.
It is a record year for Upstate, Game Zone 1, bear hunters so far this season. Still hunters have already bagged 55 bears, plus a new record weight bear was taken.
Heath Smith, who was hunting deer in Greenville County, took a record breaking bear weighing in at 609 pounds. According to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, this beats the old South Carolina black bear record of....
It took all day and half the night, but Bishopville's Anthony Messier finally bagged a gator worthy of the pursuit last week. Guided by Brad Taylor of Taylor Outdoors Guide Service, Messier tussled the 10' 1' gator into submission.
Messier initially shot the gator with a crossbow, then put two harpoons in it, finally subduing it with a single 9 mm shot to the head around 2:30 a.m. in....
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South Carolina Sportsman Field Representative Brian M. Carroll Mount....
RUN RUN RUN your duck dog. Don't wait to run your duck dog. It takes alot of training and effort to keep your duck dog on his/her toes. Don't let the heat of summer keep you from running your dog and keeping it in shape. When you want to work during the season it will be ready to fulfill your dreams.
The steady and consistent training will make your dog a better hunter and companion.
Quail season for most of the state has been over for a month, but quail preserve season has continued through the end of March. One of the most popular quail preserves in South Carolina is the Clinton House Plantation. Located in Clinton, the Clinton House is managed by Mike Johnson, who trains bird dogs as well as runs the Clinton House.
Had a great time rabbit hunting w/ good friends and got some pretty good footage of dog work, kill shots and having a good time w/ the guys in the woods. Also had a young hunter along - who for his birthday told his dad he wanted to go hunting!
Got to check out this kill shot at about 2 min 30 sec.! Then there is another good one at about 3 min....
Chase Roebuck is deadly with a .22 rifle in hand. He regularly shoots the base of shotgun shells that are lined up on a 2 x 4 with open sights. I enjoyed an outing in the woods with him to see how he do with a moving critter. Turns out that he is just as deadly with the .22 when the targets move.
Throughout the day we took a mess of tree rats and brought them back to the house to clean them,....
Amy is the exception to many high school age girls, she loves the outdoors and loves to hunt!
So far this year she has taken dove, squirrel and deer. After this past weekend, we can add rabbit to that list. I carried a camera and tried to do my best to get her in the right spot at the right time to bust a bunny. It proved a bit of a....
Took just two dogs out this past week for a short afternoon hunt. Had a veteran female named Fancy and a first yr pup we call Whitey. Were able to get a couple kill shots on video and I demo how to 'push gut a rabbit' in the field - no knife needed!
I make it a point to take kids rabbit hunting each winter. Its a great way to introduce them to the outdoors and the world of hunting. Included here are some tips to make sure everyone has a successful hunt.
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We experimented last year with filming some hunts and have big plans for the next two months. Stay tuned. We hope to have GoPro's on the guns and a GoPro on one or more dogs. We have a 42 ft. man lift and hope to get some footage of the hunt....
Quail Hunt this morning at Buchanan Shoals off Old Sneadsboro Rd in Morven, NC. Cooler weather in the foothills and quail in flight. Had a blast!!! Thanks so much to their first class digs, dogs, guides and food. A truely great experience. Check out their site www.buchananshoals.com
I went along on a Tower Shoot with my mom where they were shooting pheasant's. It was very different from what I thought a tower shoot would be...and I was also surprised by how pretty these birds actually were. This is a picture of one of the pheasant that my Mom killed on our trip.
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