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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.

Outdoors: Hunting ‘the lockdown’
November 10, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Hunting ‘the lockdown’ | Test

If there was a halftime in deer hunting, that time would be now.

Outdoors: Follow these fall fishing patterns
November 3, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Follow these fall fishing patterns | Test

When the end of October rolls around, there are two things on Tim Blackwell’s mind — baitfish, and deer.

Outdoors: Piecing together the puzzle of deer movement
October 27, 2018 – 1:25 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Piecing together the puzzle of deer movement | Test

It’s that time of year again when whitetail deer begin engaging in the breeding season.

Outdoors: Venison-free fall hunting opportunities
October 20, 2018 – 1:35 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Venison-free fall hunting opportunities | Test

With October in full swing, most hunting talk is centered around whitetail deer. After all, deer hunting is the second largest attraction in the outdoor sports arena in the Upstate, trailing only fishing as the region’s favorite outdoor pastime.

Outdoors: A constitutional right to hunt and fish
October 13, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Outdoors: A constitutional right to hunt and fish | Test

In 2009, the South Carolina general assembly jointly wrote and prepared an amendment to the constitution of the state of South Carolina.

Outdoors: A ‘primitive’ weapon no more
October 6, 2018 – 1:23 am | No Comment
Outdoors: A ‘primitive’ weapon no more | Test

This weekend marks the first and only weekend of primitive-weapons season in both Game Zones 1 and 2.

Outdoors: Make use of public-fish attractors for great fall crappie fishing
September 29, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Make use of public-fish attractors for great fall crappie fishing | Test

With summer starting to loosen its grip on the Upstate and outdoorsmen split between chasing deer in the woods and following college football, the lakes around the Upstate are really starting to empty out.

Outdoors: Opening day — delayed
September 22, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Opening day — delayed | Test

Amidst all the melee surrounding Hurricane Florence last weekend, many bow hunters who were planning on getting started deer hunting last Saturday found themselves delayed.

Outdoors: Last-minute severe weather tips for the outdoorsman
September 15, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Last-minute severe weather tips for the outdoorsman | Test

Much of this week has been spent keeping one eye on the daily tasks at hand, with the other eye squarely on the forecast ahead of Hurricane Florence

Outdoors: Don’t forget your phone
September 8, 2018 – 12:10 am | No Comment

Any time a deer hunter mentions that they carry a smartphone into the woods, the news is received with mixed reactions.