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Outdoors: Practice makes permanent in wingshooting
August 23, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Practice makes permanent in wingshooting | Test

Back when I was a promising young basketball player in high school, my coach began each practice with a motivational saying.

Outdoors: FLW Anglers battle on Lake Murray
August 16, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: FLW Anglers battle on Lake Murray | Test

After posting a five-fish weight of 13 pounds, 2 ounces during the opening day and a four-fish bag weighing 10 pounds, 3 ounces on day two of the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray, FLW pro angler Anthony Gagliardi from Prosperity found himself sitting in seventh place at the close of business on Friday.

Outdoors: Changes in antlerless deer management on tap
August 9, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Changes in antlerless deer management on tap | Test

Recent regulation changes will modify limits on antlerless deer harvests, as well as the number of either-sex days on both public and private lands.

Outdoors: Plenty to do ahead of deer season
August 2, 2014 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Plenty to do ahead of deer season | Test

Upstate deer hunters who lease or manage their own hunting lands have plenty of chores to last them from now until the sound of the opening buzzer of the season, whether your start date is Sept. 15 or two weeks later in the Mountain Hunt Unit.

Outdoors: Clemson to be represented at national championships
July 26, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Clemson to be represented at national championships | Test

The upcoming Bassmaster College Series national championship will host the largest field since the program’s inception in 2011.

Outdoors: Aging deer on the hoof
July 19, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Aging deer on the hoof | Test

Deer hunters are eagerly watching the calendar, as there are now less than 60 days left until the start of deer season in most of the hunting areas across the Upstate.

Outdoors: Green Pond landing making progress
July 12, 2014 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Green Pond landing making progress | Test

Fans can hardly wait for Feb. 20, 2015, to get here. In fact, the day can’t arrive soon enough. But for Anderson County officials, that date represents a deadline when the stage must be set, literally, for the biggest event in bass fishing.

Boat inspections offered during holiday weekend
July 5, 2014 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Boat inspections offered during holiday weekend | Test

The Fourth of July holiday weekend is a time where many enjoy barbecue, festivals and recreational activities, including swimming and boat rides.

Outdoors: New state record raises awareness of lesser-known catfish
July 5, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: New state record raises awareness of lesser-known catfish | Test

When Charles Earp reeled in a 12-pound, 2.9-ounce white catfish in the wee hours of the morning on June 23 while fishing on Lake Murray, little did he realize the fish would create a stir among the catfish community around the state about how to distinguish one species of catfish from another.

Outdoors: How to take a kid fishing
June 28, 2014 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Outdoors: How to take a kid fishing | Test

With school out and the summer in full swing, many families are enjoying summer vacation on our area lakes. Summer is the time when most kids get introduced to fishing, but believe it or not, there is a right way and a wrong way to go about it.