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Deer food on the cheap

Spring in the Carolinas is a special time for outdoor fans. The sounds and sights of new life flood the countryside with fresh greenery and blooms everywhere and a musical greeting from the fresh flock of migratory birds back from the tropics. By April 1, spring is in full color, welcoming turkey hunters and others ready to prepare their properties for the warm-season bliss. If the management budget is falling short of one’s hopes and dreams, hunters can still improve their properties without breaking the bank. 

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April 08 at 9:00 am
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Deer hunting bill fails in House of Representatives

Bill S 454, which passed the Senate last March, failed to pass the House of Representatives last week. The bill, which proposed major changes in South Carolina’s deer hunting regulations, has now been revised and passed by the House sub-committee. It will be voted on again at a later date.

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March 01 at 6:27 pm
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Myrtle Beach hunter scores in Bag-A-Buck contest

Kolby Grindstaff of Myrtle Beach said the 2015 deer season was one for the books for him.

“I killed three nice bucks; I ‘ve never had a season like this before, and I’m sure I never will again, but it was worth it,” said Grindstaff, a 23-year-old concrete finisher.

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February 23 at 9:38 am
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Official antler scoring sessions held throughout March

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources has scheduled more than a dozen opportunities around the state in March for hunters to have their whitetail deer scored for possible inclusion in the South Carolina record book.

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February 17 at 10:04 pm
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Dead of winter is great time to inventory surviving bucks

After seeing many bucks on camera and on stand throughout deer season, there is always concern how many actually come out alive on Jan. 1. Technology, provides plenty of answers.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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Start post-season scouting now

Hunters stay away from deep, forested areas for most of the year so they don’t disturb sanctuary areas and places where big bucks were thought to be hiding. Now that the season is out, it is the right time to dive into these areas to unravel the mysteries while the evidence is still fresh and the woods are clear. 

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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Start scouting right now for next deer season

Deer season has been over for more than a month, and while many hunters have switched over to other furry and feathered targets, it’s a perfect time to improve next season’s deer-hunting opportunities. February is time to evaluate last season and prepare for the next. Deer hunters looking for a wall-hanger need to stay on track and find out what worked and what didn’t. 

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February 08 at 9:00 am
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South Carolina Sportsman Deer of the Year 2015 and photo gallery

It’s a wonder that South Carolina deer hunters killed any deer to speak of during the 2015 season that ended Jan. 1. Reports of big bucks were down through the season’s first month, then the rains came, with flooding forcing the closure of a good amount of Lowcountry and Midlands acreage with the peak of October hunting and the rut right on the horizon.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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