As if the last month hasn’t been bad enough with food shortages, school closings and no toilet paper to be had anywhere in the Upstate in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster issued an executive order this week closing all public access to the state’s beaches and inland waterways.
There are probably more books written about fly fishing than any other tactic to catch fish.
Up until a couple of weeks ago, one of the things an outdoorsman never wanted to do was figure up the cost of how much money was spent on hunting and/or fishing, then divide that dollar amount by the weight of meat or fish in the freezer.
If you spend much time around professional bass-fishing tournaments, you’ll often hear an angler who is very good at catching largemouth or smallmouth bass in other parts of the country throw up his hands in disdain for bass-fishing lakes with blueback herring in them.
Regardless of when you finally get in the woods to hunt turkey this year, it’s good to go in armed with knowledge of the habits of local birds so that maybe you can get one within shotgun range.
With the promise of the coming spring, both crappie and crappie anglers are preparing for the coming spawning season in a few weeks.
“Hunt in here” — the mantra of the dog handlers rings across the frosted hillside as the late February sun begins to peak over the east side of McCormick County.
For all of the seemingly carefree existences Canada geese enjoy in the Upstate, the life of a goose is actually pretty treacherous.