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Mother Nature can be friend or foe

Biologists can have great intentions and use the best management tools available, but in the end, Mother Nature often trumps everything.Read More...
April 28, 2009 at 2:13 pm

Giving honor due to a matchless foe

The first time my buddy Taz volunteered to take me into the woods and teach me how to turkey hunt, first-hand, my introductory lesson was postponed. I remember the day very well, April 16, 1990.Read More...
March 25, 2009 at 10:42 am

Same substance, new delivery style

If you have read South Carolina Sportsman very often over the past three years, you’ve probably noticed a bit of a change over recently.Read More...
February 25, 2009 at 10:33 am

We can’t afford more SCDNR cuts

I realize that this month’s column might fall in the category of NIMBY — “Not in My Backyard!” — but when things beyond your control threaten to affect things near and dear to you, you speak up if you don’t like it, or you go ahead and take your medicine. Sometimes, it tastes like castor oil, and this is one of those times I’d rather not have that slide down my throat.Read More...
February 02, 2009 at 1:20 pm

Going ‘outdoors’ will help schools

If there is a division of state government in better hands right now than the S.C. Department of Education, I want somebody to bring me evidence.Read More...
January 06, 2009 at 9:07 am

It’s a numbers game, & we win

Numbers are among our most valuable commodities as sportsmen. I don’t necessarily mean how many of us there are these days, but the numbers that we come in contact with. How many deer have you killed this season? How many bucks? How many does? When did you kill them? How many times did you fish for speckled trout? How many did you catch each trip? How many turkeys have you seen since the fourth of July?Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 3:27 pm

Keep hunting traditions alive

Sometime late in the afternoon on Veteran’s Day, the truck will make a sharp right turn onto a dirt road that divides two stands of pine trees.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 8:51 am

Whitetails 101: Know your doe

When you peer down the barrel of your rifle and click off the safety, remember that you are not only a hunter; you are ostensibly a game manager.Read More...
September 22, 2008 at 1:50 pm

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