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Outdoors: Take a kid hunting
October 3, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Take a kid hunting | Test

Most folks have heard of the “Take a Kid Fishing” program. It’s a great program that has been embraced across the country.

Outdoors: What to do after the shot
September 29, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: What to do after the shot | Test

All year long, you’ve been putting up deer stands, planting food plots, checking trail cameras and sighting in your gun or bow, and lo and behold, a whitetail deer has wandered within range of your weapon.

Outdoors: Deer pack essentials
September 19, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Deer pack essentials | Test

A friend recently decided she wanted to get started deer hunting. An avid outdoorsperson, she can teach a class on bass fishing, but she’s lost in the woods, so to speak, when it comes to deer.

Outdoors: Shrimp baiting — bringing home a Southern delicacy
September 12, 2015 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Shrimp baiting — bringing home a Southern delicacy | Test

Many outdoorsmen look forward to the coming of the fall for cooler fishing weather or to get out in the woods to do a little hunting. Along with these pursuits, many outdoorsmen along the coast, and more than a few in the Upstate, also look forward to the opening of shrimp-baiting season.

Outdoors: Fall’s best bass patterns
September 5, 2015 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Fall’s best bass patterns | Test

Although the calendar says it’s only Labor Day weekend, the coolness in the night air in recent weeks has signaled fall is in the air.

Outdoors: Clemson’s Cobb making his name in bass fishing
August 29, 2015 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Clemson’s Cobb making his name in bass fishing | Test

For bass fishing fans, the name Brandon Cobb promises to be one to remember. A 2012 graduate of Clemson, Cobb was one of the founding members of the school’s bass fishing club, which has the promise to be as good a producer of professionals in the bass fishing world as the Tigers’ football team is for the NFL.

Outdoors: Deer legislation public meetings — here we go again
August 22, 2015 – 12:15 am | 2 Comments
Outdoors: Deer legislation public meetings — here we go again | Test

Last year during the legislative session, two bills aimed at big game hunters in the state were up for debate. The first bill was changing the turkey season dates and harvest limit and the second was instituting a limit-and-tag system for the harvest of deer.

Outdoors: Learn to scout unobtrusively this deer season
August 15, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Learn to scout unobtrusively this deer season | Test

Scouting is not dead, and as a matter of fact, it’s a highly recommended way to find out how many deer you have on your land, and what they’re using on your land, with the ultimate goal of setting up a face-to-face encounter once the season opens.

Outdoors: Plan now for archery hunting
August 8, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Plan now for archery hunting | Test

It’ll be time to hit the woods in search of that trophy buck in a little more than a month, and for Upstate hunters who don’t have access to private land, the state offers bow hunters a large number of public-land tracts where they can feel like they have a private deer club all to themselves.

Outdoors: Bulletproof method to catching crappie
August 1, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Bulletproof method to catching crappie | Test

As July turns to August, many anglers yearn to have an excuse to get on the water, but most of them don’t think about crappie fishing since the weather is so hot and the fish have gone deep.