Articles in Outdoors
Most anglers in the Upstate consider Lake Hartwell to be somewhat of a “home” lake. With 56,000 acres that span from northeast Georgia to the mountains of Oconee County and parallel much of Interstate 85, Hartwell offers easy access to numerous types of great fishing grounds.
The long anticipated, much debated legislation over finally establishing harvest limits for deer while at the same time imposing a system to account for the number of deer that each hunter kills, has been enacted into law.
While trophy striped bass and even lunker largemouth bass are frequently caught by anglers using seemingly exotic live baits like 2-pound gizzard shad and 12 inch rainbow trout, day in and day out the live bait of choice for many species of fish that swim in our Upstate lakes is a live blueback herring.
With the Memorial Day weekend upon us, many anglers have decided to put away their fishing tackle and bow to the pressure of recreational boaters getting their first shot at the water for the season.
The spring is a great time to fish for catfish all over the state of South Carolina.
With all of the ranting over a former Olympic decathlete who decided to trade in his gold medals for an evening gown and a piece of North Carolina legislature that has less than a fraction of the population wondering where to go to the bathroom, the topic of gender bending keeps on grabbing headlines in the news.
One of the most frequently overlooked spawning fish in the state’s freshwater lakes this time of year are striped bass.