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Lake Hartwell Gaining Reputation As Catfish Destination
June 25, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Lake Hartwell Gaining Reputation As Catfish Destination | Test

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.

New Deer Tag Law Will Become Effective With 2017 Deer Season
June 18, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
New Deer Tag Law Will Become Effective With 2017 Deer Season | Test

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.

Four tips for fishing in the summer
June 11, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Four tips for fishing in the summer | Test

Even diehard anglers have a hard time finding success on our area waters during the heat of summer. With temperatures this week in the mid and upper 90s, most anglers simply hang it up for the season.

Blueback herring — the preferred live bait For Upstate lakes
June 4, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Blueback herring — the preferred live bait For Upstate lakes | Test

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.

Outdoors: Target docks for bass early, late this Memorial Day weekend
May 28, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Target docks for bass early, late this Memorial Day weekend | Test

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.

Outdoors: How to catch catfish using Santee drift rig
May 21, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: How to catch catfish using Santee drift rig | Test

The spring is a great time to fish for catfish all over the state of South Carolina.

Outdoors: Coyotes are here to stay
May 14, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Coyotes are here to stay | Test

Amid a grassroots movement to better manage deer and turkey populations in South Carolina, many point to the coyote as the leading cause of decline in the state’s big-game species.

Nature is not immune to gender confusion
May 7, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Nature is not immune to gender confusion | Test

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.

Outdoors: Learn to catch your own bait to nab trophy striped bass
April 30, 2016 – 12:19 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Learn to catch your own bait to nab trophy striped bass | Test

One of the most frequently overlooked spawning fish in the state’s freshwater lakes this time of year are striped bass.

Outdoors: The next generation of sleeping outside
April 23, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: The next generation of sleeping outside | Test

Sleeping under the stars is just as popular today as it has been in days gone when families packed up the station wagon with tents, sleeping bags and the Coleman stove to head into the great outdoors to do some camping.