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Outdoors: Return of the white bass?
April 19, 2014 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Return of the white bass? | Test

Old timers and young folks often debate when times were better — back in the day or now. That’s a dangerous discussion, because the passage of time has a way of erasing the bad leaving only the good. That is especially true of our outdoor pursuits.

Outdoors: What’s not biting?
April 12, 2014 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Outdoors: What’s not biting? | Test

Over the last few years, Upstate anglers have often been forced to play a game of hide-and-seek with spring. Just when it appears the weather and the fishing are about to reach perfect conditions, winter seems to make an unwanted appearance.

Reeling in the record (tying) catfish
April 5, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Reeling in the record (tying) catfish | Test

On March 26, Danny Aderhold of Anderson landed a 79-pound, 9.6-ounce flathead catfish that will officially place his catch in the state record books as a tie.

‘It’s not a passion, it’s an obsession’
April 1, 2014 – 12:00 am | No Comment
‘It’s not a passion, it’s an obsession’ | Test

Upstate turkey hunting season opens today, ends April 30

Proposed turkey hunting regulations not a good conservation move
March 29, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Proposed turkey hunting regulations not a good conservation move | Test

Two identical bills on the fast track in the S.C. Legislature this session that would extend the turkey hunting season from the current time frame to an earlier opening date have created a lot of buzz among turkey hunters this week. Senate bills to revise the turkey season and bag limit coupled with a companion House bill were introduced March 4.

Upstate excited Over Cabela’s grand opening
March 22, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Upstate excited Over Cabela’s grand opening | Test

As a member of the “outdoor media,” I received the chance this week to do what many outdoor enthusiasts have yearned to do since last fall when it was announced that Cabela’s will open a store in Greenville this spring — I walked through the doors of the store for a private tour.

Spring bowfishing opportunities right around the corner
March 15, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Spring bowfishing opportunities right around the corner | Test

If the last time you touched a bow was on Oct. 10, the day before the gun season for white tail deer opened, it’s about time you reacquainted yourself with the old stick and string.

Upstate native wins FLW tourney
March 11, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Upstate native wins FLW tourney | Test

To call the four-day bass fishing tournament on Lake Hartwell over the weekend grueling would be an understatement.

Ashley maintains FLW lead after second day
March 8, 2014 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Ashley maintains FLW lead after second day | Test

Unsettled weather yet again played in the favor of Upstate professional bass angler Casey Ashley, all while the field of 176 anglers was sent scrambling Friday by heavy rains, high winds and muddy water.

Local angler takes lead at FLW
March 7, 2014 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Local angler takes lead at FLW | Test

Despite a rapid decline in weather conditions that dropped Lake Hartwell’s water temperatures nearly 10 degrees and replaced an emerging pre-spawn bite with fish turning tail and heading for the depths, Casey Ashley of Donalds rocked the field of 176 professional competitors after Thursday’s fishing by bringing in a bag of largemouth bass that weighed 21 pounds, 7 ounces.