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Outdoors: Bulletproof method to catching crappie
August 1, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Bulletproof method to catching crappie | Test

As July turns to August, many anglers yearn to have an excuse to get on the water, but most of them don’t think about crappie fishing since the weather is so hot and the fish have gone deep.

Outdoors: Boating safety is no accident
July 25, 2015 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Boating safety is no accident | Test

Boating season kicks into high gear between the Fourth of July and Labor Day weekend, and with summer temperatures sweltering and drought conditions persistent, our area lakes see a lot of visitors.

Outdoors: Anderson team captures championship
July 18, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Anderson team captures championship | Test

The T.L. Hanna High School team of Derek Freeman and Trevor Callaham from Anderson brought a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 2 pounces, to the scale last weekend to win the final round of the 2015 TBF/FLW High School Fishing World Finals on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Ala.

Outdoors: Night fishing can be recipe for success or disaster
July 11, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Night fishing can be recipe for success or disaster | Test

As summertime heat and recreational boat traffic make the daylight hours less than hospitable to serious anglers, many turn nocturnal in the pursuit of crappie, stripers, catfish and other fish that readily bite after hours.

Outdoors: SCDNR celebrates first year of program
July 4, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: SCDNR celebrates first year of program | Test

This month marks the one-year anniversary of the South Carolina Angler Recognition Program sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR).

Outdoors: 5 tips for catching summer bass from deep timber
June 27, 2015 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: 5 tips for catching summer bass from deep timber | Test

When temperatures soar during the peak of summer, largemouth bass will seek out comfort zones in order to survive the hottest time of the year.

Outdoors: How big of a threat are sharks?
June 20, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: How big of a threat are sharks? | Test

Beachgoers fell into the same old trap last week when news broke about two separate shark attacks that occurred at Oak Island, N.C., on Sunday, and the media had a field day.

Outdoors: Thermoclines, the key to summertime fishing
June 13, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Thermoclines, the key to summertime fishing | Test

It has long been held true that 10 percent of the fishermen catch 90 percent of the fish.

Outdoors: Clemson team wins FLW college event on Hartwell
June 6, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Clemson team wins FLW college event on Hartwell | Test

Ross Burns and Isaac Nesbitt, members of the Clemson University bass fishing team, brought in five bass with a total weight of 16 pounds, 15 ounces, to beat the second-place team of Matt Allen and Zach Youngblood from Tennessee Tech at the FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference tournament held on Lake Hartwell last weekend.

Outdoors: Local pro still loves to fish Lake Hartwell
May 30, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Local pro still loves to fish Lake Hartwell | Test

Two-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier Marty Robinson lives in Spartanburg County, but he doesn’t need much of an excuse to make the short run down Interstate 85 to fish Lake Hartwell anytime he’s home from, well, fishing.