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Speckled trout in the Charleston area are congregating in deep holes in deeper creeks. Look deep for best Charleston speckled trout fishing
451 Views - Posted: November 26 at 7:15 am

Speckled sea trout are on fire in the Charleston area, and they are biting a variety of soft plastic lures. Capt. Jonathan Smith of Exclusive Fishing Charters said anglers can find trout in the same general areas they find them during the summer, but finding the deep holes is the secret to catching them. 

John Fuss of Holy City Fishing Charters said it's big sheepshead time in the waters around Charleston. Charleston waters filling up with big sheepshead
3026 Views - Posted: November 25 at 6:02 pm

It’s big sheepshead time for fishermen in the Charleston area, according to John Fuss of Holy City Fishing Charters, who said he and his parties have had plenty of days catching 30 or more fish.

Upstate beaver swamps were full of ducks for last weekend's season opener for Cabela's employees Cody Waldrop, Art Wimberley and Brandon Seffrin. Duck opener is a winner for Upstate hunters
2485 Views - Posted: November 25 at 10:37 am

According to Brandon Seffrin of Cabela’s in Greenville, the first part of South Carolina’s waterfowl season has started off with a bang, at least in the Upstate.

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281 Views - Posted: November 25 at 9:00 am

Black Friday is still days away, but if you’re on the lookout for great gift ideas for sportsmen and sportswomen on your list, head to the Sportsman Store now for savings on popular clothing and accessories that are sure to be a hit on Christmas morning.

Dalton Smith, 19, of Chesnee, made this huge non-typical buck his first ever with a bow. Snap, crackle, pop! Spartanburg Methodist freshman kills huge buck
40328 Views - Posted: November 23 at 5:46 pm

Snap, crackle, pop! Cereal noises to many people, but on the afternoon of Nov. 15, to Dalton Smith, a 19-year-old from Chesnee, it was the sound of a big buck – a big, big buck: 16 points and 180 pounds.

Plenty of big speckled trout have been biting around Murrells Inlet since the cold weather arrived. Cold weather kicks off great speckled trout bite at Murrells Inlet
381 Views - Posted: November 21 at 6:56 am

Bone-chilling temperatures and fall-like conditions have transformed Murrells Inlet into the speckled trout paradise it is historically-known for being. And big, gator trout are leading the pack, with many fish showing up stretching the scales to more than 5 pounds. 

Plenty of newer lures on the market will catch speckled trout, but maybe not as well as Don't forget the "old reliable" lures when it comes to targeting speckled trout
508 Views - Posted: November 20 at 5:17 pm

Ever since James Heddon first debuted his fishing lures to the public, the way people catch their finned fare will never be the same. For the avid inshore saltwater angler,  fall means speckled trout, and despite massive collections of artificial lures that have hit the market over the past 50 years, are the newest baits the best way to fool specks, or are do those “old reliables” need to take over the driver’s seat?

Ivy Oates killed two nice bucks on Oct. 19, one of which she entered in South Carolina Sportsman's Bag-A-Buck Contest. She was drawn as the October contest winner. Rock Hill teen wins October Bag-A-Buck contest
1370 Views - Posted: November 19 at 8:12 pm

Oct. 19 was a Sunday that 16-year-old Ivy Oates of Rock Hill will not soon forget. The junior at Rock Hill High School killed her first buck, a 5-pointer, around 5 p.m., right after climbing into a ladder stand on property in Lancaster County she was hunting with her father, Danny.

A dove-hunting clinic for young hunters will be held in the Conway area on Nov. 22. SCDNR, QDMA holding dove-hunting clinic for youths on Nov. 22
167 Views - Posted: November 19 at 10:50 am

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ Take One Make One Program and the Horry County “Sandlappers” branch of the Quality Deer Management Association is offering aspiring young hunters the opportunity to learn more about dove hunting with a dove clinic on Nov. 22 in Conway.

Lake Wylie's Night stalkers are scaring Lake Wylie crappie right into the boat
1765 Views - Posted: November 18 at 6:29 pm

When the sun sinks into the western sky, night stalkers begin to prowl. They prepare for the evening onslaught and make careful preparations for their sneak attack on unwary victims. But we’re not talking Jack the Ripper; we’re talking about nocturnal crappie fishermen using lights to catch limits of slab crappie on Lake Wylie, and the fishing is wide open.

Greenville's Wes Howard caught this 40-pound striped bass on Nov. 11 out of Lake Hartwell. Lake Hartwell spits out 40-pound striper for Greenville angler
3544 Views - Posted: November 17 at 7:02 am

Wes Howard of Greenville proved once again that cut bait is king on Lake Hartwell when he landed a 40-pound, 43-inch striped bass from the Seneca River on Nov. 11. Howard was cut bait fishing on the upper reaches of the Seneca River when the big fish hit.

Willie McCutcheon is a big believer in grunting and bleating to get bucks within gun or bow range. Get vocal with big bucks - it might get them in range
2514 Views - Posted: November 09 at 9:38 pm

Hunters will do anything they can to get a big buck within bow or gun range, but there is one technique that is used to great advantage by some, but totally overlooked or misused by many: vocalization – talking to the deer.

The state of South Carolina celebrated the 25th anniversary of the ACE Basin Project this past Sunday. State celebrates 25th anniversary of ground-breaking ACE Basin Project
499 Views - Posted: November 07 at 6:53 am

When Dr. Ernie Wiggers said this past Sunday that “The ACE Basin is one of the last great places on earth," the moss-draped oaks, backdropped by the flowing waters of the Combahee River, left little doubt that he was correct about that on a day of celebration for the ACE Basin Project’s 25th anniversary.

Steve Crenshaw of Anderson didn't miss when this big buck gave him a second chance on Halloween night. Anderson man makes most of second chance at huge buck
9752 Views - Posted: November 06 at 7:05 pm

Halloween Night provided both tricks and treats for Steve Crenshaw of Anderson, who admits getting physically sick when he missed a big buck across a huge food plot, then got well when the buck gave him a second chance he didn’t blow.