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Number of record-book bucks increased in 2015

South Carolina’s 2016 antler-scoring sessions have added 217 new record-book bucks, according to Charles Ruth, the deer project leader for the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, a big increase over the previous year, with the big stars being a huge typical buck from Anderson County and a huge non-typical from Greenville County.

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July 18 at 3:44 pm
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Youth archers participate in SCDNR Fun Shoot at Belfast WMA

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources recently hosted a National Archery in Schools Program 3-D Fun Shoot at the new Belfast Wildlife Management Area archery range in Laurens County for more than 30 youth participants, most of whom were involved through their school archery programs.

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July 15 at 3:24 pm
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Range, mark distances around your archery stands

For most deer hunters, the first weapon of choice during the early deer season is the bow and arrow. For bowhunters, a good range finder is the most-important tool to have above the archery equipment itself. Hunters need to know the exact distances around their stands in order to have a good chance at making that million-dollar shot in the first few days of the season.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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Preseason trail cam precautions

Trail cameras are wonderful inventions for hunters to inventory their deer herd over the summer or see how big the residual bucks have grown from previous years. But overuse and poor retrieval methods can be detrimental, even during the summer when hunting season is nowhere close to open.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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SCDNR hosting free youth wing shooting clinic

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) strives to promote safe and responsible hunting as an integral part of the agency’s overall mission. To aid in that mission, SCDNR is hosting a free wing shooting clinic in Marion County on Friday, Aug. 5, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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July 12 at 11:24 am
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SCDNR hosting meeting on Wateree River Heritage Preserve WMA

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is hosting a public meeting to solicit input on the proposed management plan for Wateree River Heritage Preserve Wildlife Management Area in Richland County. The meeting will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on July 14 at the Crossroads Community Center located at 2750 McCord’s Ferry Rd., Eastover, S.C., 29044.

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July 12 at 8:21 am
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Start early for early bucks

In the Carolinas, deer season starts early, especially for hunters in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, where Aug. 15 is the kickoff. Hunters need to sweat it out in the middle of the summer to get stands ready and prepare their hunting areas. Good preparations well before the season opens should be a priority for hunters looking to score big.

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July 08 at 9:00 am
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The Beast

The Beast is one of the largest game/cargo carts in its class. Its features include a removable/extendable tongue to hook up to an ATV, 10 cargo tie down points for bungee/cargo straps, wide tires for extra flotation and sealed bearings. The Beast comes powder paint coated in hunter green.

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July 01 at 7:00 am
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