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This year, I was really hopeful that we would enjoy a spring season. It seems like over the past few years, we go from freezing cold days to downright hot days without very little pause in between. There are two phases when I personally find it very difficult to catch fish, that’s when the water temperatures get below 50 degrees and when they get above 85.
In a season of political buzz about changes in rules and regulations regarding hunting and fishing across the state, another bill was heard this week in the House Wildlife Subcommittee that may have further-reaching effects on South Carolina’s natural resources.
Who said there were no alligators in Lake Hartwell? Well, pretty much anyone you talk to.
Each Saturday morning from 6-8, Upstate outdoor enthusiasts who are within reach of Anderson’s WRIX 103.1 FM radio station can enjoy the up to date and lively discussions between the host and call-in or visiting outdoor experts on the “Southern Woods and Water” radio show.
Normally, reading the fishing report in the local paper is a little suspicious to me. If you’ll notice, no matter which lake you look at, something is always biting.
For two days last weekend, some of the best crappie anglers in the region converged on Lake Hartwell to fish the Southern Crappie Tournament Trail’s year end Classic.
Lake Hartwell has built up a reputation of being a good competitive fishing lake over the years, and it’ll put that reputation on the line again this weekend for the Southern Crappie Tournament Trail’s Two-Day Classic.
In a weekend of firsts for the Walmart FLW Outdoor Tournament Series, Diet Mountain Dew pro Jason Christie of Park Hill, Okla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 13 ounces from Lake Hartwell last Sunday to lead the tournament wire-to-wire and win his first Tour title.