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Last chance for bagging bushtails
February 16, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Last chance for bagging bushtails
Last chance for bagging bushtails | Test

Like many small-game hunting opportunities,  March 1 will mark the end of the 2019 squirrel hunting season, at least as far as the use of guns to take the animals is concerned. 

Outdoors: Making effective use of crankbaits
February 9, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Outdoors: Making effective use of crankbaits
Outdoors: Making effective use of crankbaits | Test

Regardless of whether you are fishing a major impoundment or a private farm pond, few could argue that crankbaits are one of the best bass-catching baits you could tie on your line, especially during warming weather when a bass’ metabolism is picking up and they are actively chasing forage fish.

Outdoors: Planning for spring crappie fishing
February 2, 2019 – 12:15 am | Comments Off on Outdoors: Planning for spring crappie fishing
Outdoors: Planning for spring crappie fishing | Test

During a walk on a cold but sunny afternoon this week, it was hard not to notice that spring is not far away.

Outdoors: Creating habitat is a good offseason practice
January 26, 2019 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Outdoors: Creating habitat is a good offseason practice
Outdoors: Creating habitat is a good offseason practice | Test

In the eyes of fishermen, the tradition of sinking the Christmas tree in a location that will create habitat for fish is second only to the celebration of the holiday itself.

Outdoors: New kayak fishing skills to add to your arsenal this year
January 19, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Outdoors: New kayak fishing skills to add to your arsenal this year
Outdoors: New kayak fishing skills to add to your arsenal this year | Test

A lot of anglers enter the sport of fishing via a paddle boat — it’s less expensive than buying a motor boat and trailer, and it can be used just about anywhere there’s water.

Outdoors: How to choose the right fishing rod
January 12, 2019 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Outdoors: How to choose the right fishing rod
Outdoors: How to choose the right fishing rod | Test

At first blush, fishing rods have nearly all the same components — a long, slender rod, called the blank, guides that the line flows through from the fishing reel to the rod tip, a handle where you hold the rod, and a reel seat that secures the reel to the rod.

Outdoors: Make the best of rainy winter fishing
January 5, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Outdoors: Make the best of rainy winter fishing
Outdoors: Make the best of rainy winter fishing | Test

If you are like every other resident of the Upstate, you are sick and tired of seeing the endless deluge of precipitation fall from the sky.

Outdoors: Claim your New Year’s Day buck
December 29, 2018 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Outdoors: Claim your New Year’s Day buck
Outdoors: Claim your New Year’s Day buck | Test

Deer hunters are funny. Many of them sit in the deer stand through the early and mid-seasons, peering through the woods hoping to see a trophy deer.

Outdoors: A self-reliant Christmas idea
December 22, 2018 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Outdoors: A self-reliant Christmas idea
Outdoors: A self-reliant Christmas idea | Test

During this time of year, everyone is asking what the best gift is for the outdoorsman in their life.

Outdoors: Fishing unfamiliar waters
December 15, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Fishing unfamiliar waters | Test

With the holidays on tap, many anglers may be headed out of town to visit family or go on vacation. Travel may be destined for a fishing location, or fishing may be a by-chance occurrence.

Outdoors: The modern era of upland game-bird hunting
December 8, 2018 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Outdoors: The modern era of upland game-bird hunting | Test

Old-time hunters may remember when quail hunting on neighborhood farms was a common thing “back in the day.” No one bothered too much about getting permission or where to hunt because quail were so plentiful throughout the South.

Outdoors: Winter fishing is angling’s best-kept secret
December 1, 2018 – 1:30 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Winter fishing is angling’s best-kept secret | Test

One of the best-kept secrets in the entire angling community is fishing during the winter.

Outdoors: The origins of resident Canada geese
November 24, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Outdoors: The origins of resident Canada geese | Test

Depending on your perspective, South Carolina and much of the Southeast is blessed to have an abundant Canada goose population.

Outdoors: Winter crappie fishing isn’t always a numbers game
November 17, 2018 – 1:01 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Winter crappie fishing isn’t always a numbers game | Test

Over the years, crappie fishermen have become spoiled with catching crappie by the numbers.