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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.
When the smoke cleared after a four-day grind that started with 167 anglers, Florida pro John Cox, brought a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 2 ounces to the weigh-in at Grendpond Landing on Lake Hartwell Sunday to win the Walmart FLW Tour.
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.
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.
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.