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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.

Outdoors: Make use of trail cameras
September 1, 2018 – 12:40 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Make use of trail cameras | Test

On the eve of the whitetail deer season, deer hunters have been spending the preseason in the woods scouting for deer, preparing stand sites and working on food plots.

Outdoors: A little archery maintenance goes a long way
August 25, 2018 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Outdoors: A little archery maintenance goes a long way | Test

Whitetail deer hunters in the Upstate are busily preparing for the upcoming deer season.

Outdoors: Fishing you can bank on
August 18, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Fishing you can bank on | Test

Quite often on Saturdays during my weekly radio program, “Upstate Outdoors,” we get calls and texts from Upstate residents asking where the best places to fish from the bank are.

Outdoors: Youth days, hunter education great ways to get kids interested in hunting
August 11, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Youth days, hunter education great ways to get kids interested in hunting | Test

For the first time, the official youth days of the whitetail deer season will be held before the regular season in each game zone on private lands. For hunters in zones 3 and 4 — from the Midlands to the coast — that means today is opening day.

Don’t give up quite yet on outdoor summer activities
August 4, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Don’t give up quite yet  on outdoor summer activities | Test

If you think about it, August is like February in reverse for outdoors fans.

Outdoors: Mammals on the move
July 28, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Mammals on the move | Test

You can learn a lot about the native wildlife of an area by what you see on the side of the road, including long, unsavory glances at roadkill.

Outdoors: Federal bill could mean millions for wildlife conservation
July 21, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Federal bill could mean millions for wildlife conservation | Test

A recent report by the National Wildlife Federation, the American Fisheries Society and the Wildlife Society estimates that one-third of America’s wildlife species are threatened.