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Outdoors: Prevalence of wild hogs extending big game season
December 20, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Prevalence of wild hogs extending big game season | Test

Over the last couple of months deer hunters have spent a good bit of time in the woods scouting for and hunting deer.

Last-minute gift ideas for the sportsman
December 13, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Last-minute gift ideas for the sportsman | Test

In order to be successful in pursuing game and fish, you have to be able to pattern the animals, think like they do and understand what motivates them.

Outdoors: Local angler’s book provides tips
December 6, 2014 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Local angler’s book provides tips | Test

Among the literary community, fishermen are pretty far from the top of the list when it comes to reading and writing book reviews. However, every so often, a book comes along that fits well within the “required reading” mentality of anglers, and it tends to be short on prose and long on useful information.

Outdoors: Try these four wintertime bass patterns
November 29, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Try these four wintertime bass patterns | Test

A look across lakes Hartwell, Keowee or any of our Upstate lakes often reveals an empty waterway with few, if any, anglers venturing out in the cold water. Most outdoorsmen are sitting inside, watching the big game, or sitting in a tree waiting on that late-season buck.

Outdoors: Why I didn’t limit out this morning
November 22, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Why I didn’t limit out this morning | Test

Those of you familiar with the publishing business might find it strange that I had to write my list of excuses for why I didn’t kill a limit of ducks on opening morning a full 24 hours before the season even opened.

Outdoors: Bear season sees drop in numbers
November 15, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Bear season sees drop in numbers | Test

Following two years of higher-than- normal harvest numbers, it came as little surprise that the 2014 mountain bear season, which ended Oct. 30, saw a slump in numbers.

Duck season less than 2 weeks away
November 8, 2014 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Duck season less than 2 weeks away | Test

Although several early waterfowl seasons have already come and gone this year, the true duck season that most hunters yearn for will open in less than two weeks on Nov. 22.

Outdoors: Duck season less than 2 weeks away
November 8, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Duck season less than 2 weeks away | Test

Although several early waterfowl seasons have already come and gone this year, the true duck season that most hunters yearn for will open in less than two weeks on Nov. 22.

Outdoors: Ebony and ivory
November 1, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Ebony and ivory | Test

With deer season in full swing — and Clemson and South Carolina football occupying just about everyone else — many outdoorsmen are taking the opportunity to get out on our area lakes and do some fishing.

Outdoors: The most wonderful time of the year
October 25, 2014 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Outdoors: The most wonderful time of the year | Test

While many are familiar with the song by the same name that’s often played around Christmastime, the most wonderful time of the year for deer hunters in the Upstate starts the last week of October and extends into the first week of November.