Articles in Outdoors
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.