|SCDNR sets dates for regional Archery in Schools tournaments
183 Views - Posted: Yesterday at 7:01 am
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources has announced the schedule of regional tournaments for schools with Archery in Schools teams, with registration to begin in January. All teams in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) must attend a regional tournament in order to qualify for the state tournament.
|Lake Keowee bass fishing can be "extreme-ly" productive this month
430 Views - Posted: Yesterday at 12:23 pm
Lake Keowee can be one of the coldest and warmest lakes to fish during December, depending on where you choose to wet a line. Scott Emery has fished the Upstate lake for spotted bass ever since they started showing up there more than 30 years ago, and he said finding fish this month is a matter of going to extremes.
|Here are six super tips on catching winter crappie
870 Views - Posted: Yesterday at 11:51 am
Crappie fishing is extremely popular in the Carolinas, and what better way to spend the cold months than catching slab crappie. Here’s what two of the Southeast’s top crappie fishermen do when going to a new lake to find crappie.
|SCDNR makes huge trout stocking in Saluda River near Columbia
961 Views - Posted: December 19 at 6:55 am
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources stocked approximately 18,400 rainbow and brown trout into the lower Saluda River near Columbia on Dec. 16 using a helicopter and a specialized lift bucket. Of that total, 13,000 are brown trout and 5,400 are rainbow trout for a total more than 3,000 pounds.
|Murrells Inlet rock jetties are hot spot for great speckled trout bite
864 Views - Posted: December 17 at 4:16 pm
Diehard Murrells Inlet anglers with a taste for speckled trout can get enough for Christmas dinner in just a short time at the rock jetties guarding the inlet. The bite there is sizzling, with many big, gator-sized fish making up the catch.
|Will the string trick remove a hook from the lip?
880 Views - Posted: December 15 at 10:50 am
I've had a treble hook jammed into my jawline, so when I heard that Jay Forest, an employee of our sister publication, Louisiana Sportsman, had speared himself in the top lip with a jig hook I had to shiver a bit.
|Deep brush, fish attractors producing plenty of slab crappie at Lake Moultrie
956 Views - Posted: December 14 at 7:01 pm
At a time of year when some anglers begin to cool off on crappie fishing, the slabs are figuratively “on fire” at Santee Cooper’s Lake Moultrie.
|Free iPhone ‘Deer Hunt’ app fun, informative
847 Views - Posted: December 11 at 12:54 pm
Mundane hunting camp rituals could become a lot easier if a new iPhone app from Mississippi State University’s Deer Lab delivers what its designers hope it can.
|Loris hunter scores on 150-inch buck on friend's property in Dillon County
7729 Views - Posted: December 11 at 12:34 pm
Roger Cox of Loris said it all happened so fast, he “didn’t even have time to get nervous” – and that was probably a good thing. Cox killed a 150-inch, 208-pound, 10-point buck near Dillon last Friday, in part because when the deer suddenly appeared out of a swamp, he was in range and presented a killing shot as soon as Cox saw him.
|Redfish action continues to be good in Charleston-area waters
561 Views - Posted: December 11 at 9:59 am
The recent cool weather hasn’t put a dent in the inshore fishing around Charleston, according to Capt. Kevin Blair of Charleston Fish Rod Bending Company. In fact, it continues to be excellent.
|Chances of a shark attack highest in South Carolina of any state in lower 48
15192 Views - Posted: December 11 at 8:52 am
If the theme song from “Jaws” runs through your head the next time you take a dip in the ocean at a South Carolina beach, you probably shouldn't ignore it. A comprehensive study by the University of West Florida shows that swimmers are far more likely to be attacked by sharks in South Carolina waters than anywhere in the continental United States.
|Mullins hunter scores on huge buck spooked by duck hunters' shots
8927 Views - Posted: December 10 at 3:42 pm
Since deer season began, Jeff Kirkley of Mullins had hoped to run into a huge buck he had picked up on one of his trail cameras along a Marion County swamp. He spent countless days in a stand 400 yards deep in a flooded wilderness until Dec. 6, when a handful of duck hunters spooked the buck in his direction and he took advantage to make a tough kill shot.
|Remington agrees to replace triggers on some Model 700 rifles
1878 Views - Posted: December 10 at 6:22 am
In a settlement filed last Friday in a federal court in Missouri, Remington has agreed to replace millions of triggers in its Model 700 rifle because of the possibility of the gun accidentally firing.
|Get all knotted up — with the slim beauty knot
624 Views - Posted: December 09 at 3:56 pm
With fishing action ramping up, we thought now would be a great time to highlight several basic fishing knots that can be used by a variety of anglers. Today we tackle the slim beauty.