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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.

Seneca’s Shaver Recreation Complex honored
December 2, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment

Shaver Recreation Complex in Seneca has been named one of the top 10 baseball facilities in South Carolina by Sports Planning Guide.

Get down on early winter striped bass
November 28, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Get down on early winter striped bass | Test

With nighttime temperatures dipping near freezing over the last week or two, many area striped-bass anglers are looking forward to the late fall and early winter bite that is often one of the best fishing patterns of the year.

Speculation over Bass Pro Shops’ bid to buy Cabela’s
November 21, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Speculation over Bass Pro Shops’ bid to buy Cabela’s | Test

Late last month, Bloomberg Business reported that activist investor Elliott Associates had disclosed that it had acquired an 11-percent stake in Cabela’s, one of the country’s leading outdoors, hunting and fishing retailer, and that with the controlling interest, the investment group may push for a shake-up or leveraged buyout of the outdoor retailer.

Outdoors: Chasing the dream — being paid to hunt and fish
November 7, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Chasing the dream — being paid to hunt and fish | Test

Marketing the world of the outdoors has become a multimillion-dollar industry that has substantial impact on the economy.

Delayed harvest trout season opens Sunday
October 31, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Delayed harvest trout season opens Sunday | Test

Beginning Sunday, sections of the Chattooga, Chauga, Eastatoe rivers will go strictly catch-and-release until the spring.

Outdoors: Tips for increasing your deer sightings
October 24, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Tips for increasing your deer sightings | Test

As we enter what biologists indicate as the rutting season for whitetail deer, a lot of hunters are out in the woods on the weekend and reporting anywhere from excellent to only so-so results so far.

Outdoors: 100 boats and counting on Upstate high school tournament trail
October 17, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: 100 boats and counting on Upstate high school tournament trail | Test

High school bass fishing teams have been the largest growing segment of high school sports over the past few years across the country and particularly in South Carolina.

Outdoors: Field of dreams
October 10, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Field of dreams | Test

With the opening of gun season for deer finally opening across the Upstate, many deer hunters who have been relegated to a month of trying to bag a trophy within reach of a bow and arrow or other primitive weapons can finally stretch out and hunt.