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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.

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.