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Last chance to plant sunflowers for September dove hunts

Dove season makes most hunters break out their shotguns and camouflage for the first time in the fall, and while most opening day dove shoots are as much a social event as a hunting situation, the hunting will get serious in a crop field with several thousand winged migrants. 

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May 15 at 7:00 am
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Buck harvest up, overall deer harvest down only slightly in 2015 season, SCDNR reports

Despite being plagued with an historic rain event and unusually warm weather late in the year, South Carolina deer hunters harvested more bucks during the 2015 season than the previous year. Overall harvest numbers were down, but not as much as many thought possible because of poor hunting conditions.

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May 11 at 9:36 am
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Protect fawn habitat

Deer hunting remains a top attraction for Carolinians, from the steep mountains to the coastal plains’ agricultural lands. Fortunately, the deer population remains stable, despite a rise in deer-vehicle collisions and strong harvest numbers. 

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May 08 at 9:00 am
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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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