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Trail cameras take some strange photos

Trail cameras were a big game-changer when they first came on the hunting scene. Nothing before that allowed hunters to monitor what was taking place on their hunting property, without a person actually being present.†

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August 19 at 1:10 pm
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Dillon hunter arrows 20.5 inch wide buck on opening day

South Carolina is blessed with one of the longest deer seasons in the country and one of the only states where a buck in full velvet is possible. And for Dillion County native Michael Goodwin, the first 20 minutes of the 2016 deer season brought his biggest buck to date that donned a massive velveteen rack with eight long tines. But his memorable day almost turned sour when an unexpected guest arrived at an inappropriate time.†

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August 16 at 10:08 pm
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Deer bill finally becomes law; changes take effect in 2017 season

After more than 10 years of discussion among the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, lawmakers and hunters, the “Deer Management Bill” was signed by Gov. Nikki Haley on June 8. It will take effect for the 2017 season.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Scouting with trail cameras

With the advent of the game camera, aka trail camera, deer hunting has changed. We can have eyes on the game every minute of every day, if we want.†

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Donít miss great August fishing

Before summer arrives, it seems to take forever to get here. But as soon as the kids get out of school, activities begin, and the hot days fly by at lightning speed. As August arrives, the summer will be winding down, and the kids will soon start school again. Even though it is one of the hottest months, it’s a perfect time to find some water and dredge up a largemouth bass, bluegill or channel catfish with the youngsters before they start the new school year.†

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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SCDNR hosting several youth deer hunts this fall

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with a number of private individuals and hunting clubs, is sponsoring a number of youth deer hunts in the Piedmont region this fall. The hunts are for youth between the ages of 10 to 16 who would like to go deer hunting but don't have anyone to take them.

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August 12 at 2:47 pm
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South Carolina antler records now available online

The complete listing of South Carolina's antler records is now available to the public.

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August 09 at 6:01 am
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Hidden plots are gems

Even though it’s still blazing hot, August is a great time to locate and prepare a new place to pull in a big buck during the upcoming deer season. The neighboring agriculture field or the 10-years-going-strong food plot will always be good places to see some nice deer, yet the mature deer will quickly pattern hunters and anything they see as a threat during the daylight.†

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August 08 at 9:00 am
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