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Outdoors: Are silencers legal for hunting?
April 25, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Are silencers legal for hunting? | Test

Sound suppressors are becoming prevalent among big-game hunters. You may also be surprised to know the ownership and use of suppressors — or silencers — is legal in the state of South Carolina.

Catch spotted bass at Lake Keowee now
April 18, 2015 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Catch spotted bass at Lake Keowee now | Test

Anderson County FLW pro bass angler Brian Latimer said Keowee bass anglers can fish for both spawning and post-spawning fish at Lake Keowee right now, though it may be hard to tell if the fish you catch are actually on the bed or have finished spawning.

Outdoors: A look at the Upstate fishing report
April 11, 2015 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Outdoors: A look at the Upstate fishing report | Test

Whether you are fishing one of the Savannah chain lakes of Hartwell, Russell or Clarks Hill, or one of the mountain lakes of Jocassee or Keowee, or even a smaller, more private body of water, the fishing should be better than average, as spring has finally arrived in the Upstate.

Outdoors: Look for spawning stripers to move upriver
April 4, 2015 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Look for spawning stripers to move upriver | Test

While many outdoorsmen are in the woods chasing turkey or fishing one of the local bass tournaments that crank up in the spring, striped bass angler Mike Green from north Georgia looks forward to hitting Lake Hartwell when striped bass and hybrid striped bass begin moving in large schools upriver to spawn.

Outdoors: Deer harvest legislation pending in SC House
March 28, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Deer harvest legislation pending in SC House | Test

For several years, biologists with South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) have been foreshadowing the decline in the state’s deer herd.

Days of thunder quickly approaching, crappie on fire
March 21, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Days of thunder quickly approaching, crappie on fire | Test

Today begins the official one-week countdown for the opening day of turkey season with youth day, which opens on March 28.

Outdoors: Area crappie setting stage for spring spawn
March 14, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Area crappie setting stage for spring spawn | Test

Despite cool and rainy periods, March is ushering in the spawning ritual for crappie on many lakes across the Upstate.

Outdoors: Short window for Lake Hartwell walleye
March 7, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Short window for Lake Hartwell walleye | Test

The prospect of catching a walleye in the state of South Carolina may seem farfetched to a lot of anglers. However, Lake Hartwell maintains a catchable population of this highly prized member of the pike family.

Outdoors: Field notes from the Bassmaster Classic
February 28, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Field notes from the Bassmaster Classic | Test

If you are like a lot of sportsmen, it’s taken several days of being snow-bound to get things back to normal after the Super Bowl of bass fishing came to town.

Ashley earns storybook victory at Bassmaster Classic
February 24, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Ashley earns storybook victory at Bassmaster Classic | Test

Just before the crowning of the Bassmaster Classic champion at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville on Sunday, everyone in the arena except Ashley himself was convinced he was going to win.