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Outdoors: Pros finding wide-ranging success on Lake Hartwell
March 19, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Pros finding wide-ranging success on Lake Hartwell | Test

After the first two days of competition on the second stop on the Walmart FLW Majors tour on Lake Hartwell, most of the field of 167 professional anglers and their co-anglers found exactly what they were planning on after their three days of practice earlier this week.

FLW events coming to Lakes Hartwell and Keowee
March 12, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
FLW events coming to Lakes Hartwell and Keowee | Test

This weekend and next weekend will kick off the official spring fishing season as the Wal-Mart FLW Bass Fishing Tour makes it’s second stop of the season at Lake Hartwell in Anderson on March 17-20.

State legislature addresses deer limits
March 5, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
State legislature addresses deer limits | Test

On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, the South Carolina House of Representatives held second and third readings of a House bill designed to establish limits on the harvest of white tail deer, as well as institute a tagging system whereby both wildlife biologists and law enforcement officials could keep up with the number of deer killed during its hunting season.

Lake Hartwell Walleye….No, Really
February 27, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Lake Hartwell Walleye….No, Really | Test

The prospect of catching a walleye in the state of South Carolina may seem farfetched to a lot of anglers.

Outdoors: Long-line trolling can put more crappie in your boat
February 20, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Long-line trolling can put more crappie in your boat | Test

Long-line trolling is an effective crappie fishing tactic for most of the year but really shines during the pre- and post-spawn seasons from late February through the early part of summer before crappie go deep.

Don’t wait — catch bass in Lake Hartwell now
February 13, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Don’t wait — catch bass in Lake Hartwell now | Test

At first blush, bass fishing on Lake Hartwell can be intimidating when it comes to late winter bass fishing.

Hunt predators now before they start hunting your young deer and turkey
February 6, 2016 – 12:19 am | No Comment
Hunt predators now before they start hunting your young deer and turkey | Test

If you are an avid hunter, there truly is no offseason for the sport.

Umbrella Rigs Work Magic on Hartwell’s Coldwater Stripers
January 30, 2016 – 12:16 am | No Comment
Umbrella Rigs Work Magic on Hartwell’s Coldwater Stripers | Test

Lake Hartwell striped bass anglers who are lamenting over the lake’s chilly water temperatures need only try pulling an umbrella rig to trigger fish to bite.

Outdoors: A deer season for the record books
January 23, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: A deer season for the record books | Test

Looking back at the 2015-16 deer season, the general consensus that has come across the outdoor news desk is that it was a pretty dismal one for most deer hunters across the state.

Outdoors: Rabbit season is hopping
January 16, 2016 – 12:21 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Rabbit season is hopping | Test

Even though the official start date to small game season was back before Thanksgiving, many Upstate hunters choose to put off the sport until this time of year for several reasons.

January surf and turf
January 9, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
January surf and turf | Test

For sportsmen in and around the Golden Corner, the month of January can seem a bit depressing.

Get the facts about soil testing
December 19, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Get the facts about soil testing | Test

With the 2015 deer season on the downhill slide, it won’t be long before it’s time to start thinking about food plots for turkey season.

Making tackle a good way to spend fishing time indoors
December 12, 2015 – 12:16 am | No Comment
Making tackle a good way to spend fishing time indoors | Test

Although the weather might not be cold enough right now to run you off the lake and back into the house, when that time does arrive, anglers can make the most of their indoor fishing time by learning and practicing how to make their own fishing lures.

Clear cuts — a good bet for December deer
December 5, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Clear cuts — a good bet for December deer | Test

There are several basic truths to late season deer hunting that tend to get overlooked.