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Outdoors: Getting back to your fishing roots
May 12, 2018 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Getting back to your fishing roots | Test

Many die-hard anglers started out in the fishing world by cutting their teeth bream fishing.

Understanding turkey season
May 5, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Understanding turkey season | Test

With the close of the 2018 wild turkey hunting season this weekend, hunters, wildlife biologists and land managers are all asking the same questions — How did the season go? Were the harvest numbers up or down? And ultimately, what is the strength of the turkey population for future seasons?

Outdoors: Commemorate your catch
April 28, 2018 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Commemorate your catch | Test

One of the most positive trends in the fishing industry over the last decade has been the move away from killing trophy-sized specimens simply for the purpose of documenting the catch to releasing them so they can continue to grow and provide others with the thrill of hooking a huge fish on the line.

Outdoors: Fourth-quarter turkey tips
April 21, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Fourth-quarter turkey tips | Test

With the rising of the sun this morning, turkey hunters across the state will enter the fourth quarter of the 2018 season.

Outdoors: Clemson and clover
April 14, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Clemson and clover | Test

Whatever the groundhog did in February to make springtime so mad seems to be wearing off, and it looks like the Upstate may actually have a summer this year.

Henned up: Clemson-based wildlife biologist hunts in Oconee
April 7, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Henned up: Clemson-based wildlife biologist hunts in Oconee | Test

What does a bear biologist who spends most of her time at work outdoors investigating bears do when she has a few hours off? She goes turkey hunting.

Slinging arrows at turkeys
March 31, 2018 – 12:37 am | No Comment
Slinging arrows at turkeys | Test

The first question anyone ever asks Scott Hammond of Charleston when they see him packing up his turkey hunting gear is, “Where’s your shotgun?”

Outdoors: Lee wins back-to-back Classics as event draws record numbers
March 24, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Lee wins back-to-back Classics as event draws record numbers | Test

Before the start of the 2018 Bassmaster Classic, both fans and competitors were hoping for record numbers.

Outdoors: South Carolina pros discuss the Bassmaster Classic
March 17, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: South Carolina pros discuss the Bassmaster Classic | Test

All eyes are on two local pros competing in the Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell this weekend.

Outdoors: Advice from a veteran turkey hunter
March 10, 2018 – 12:09 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Advice from a veteran turkey hunter | Test

With less than two weeks until opening day of the wild turkey hunting season, many Upstate turkey hunters are getting their calls tuned up and practicing for that first conversation that will hopefully occur just after daylight on opening day.

Outdoors: Crappie fishing tactics
March 3, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Crappie fishing tactics | Test

I’ve chased crappie all over much of the Southeast and have always been fascinated by the different tactics employed by anglers in different locales.

Outdoors: Wild game and fish preparation begins in the field
February 24, 2018 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Wild game and fish preparation begins in the field | Test

Most sportsmen inevitably become at least proficient in preparing wild game and fish entrées for the simple fact that spending so much time hunting and collecting it makes you want to eat it.

Antler measuring sessions set across South Carolina
February 23, 2018 – 12:05 am | No Comment

Antlers will abound throughout the Palmetto State as the search for new state-record deer antlers gets underway during the S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ annual series of measuring sessions.

Outdoors: How to follow the Bassmaster Classic
February 17, 2018 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Outdoors: How to follow the Bassmaster Classic | Test

Fishing fans in the Upstate have been looking forward to the return of the Bassmaster Classic ever since the final day of the event in 2015, when native son Casey Ashley from Donalds was crowned champion.