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Outdoors: Time to take advantage of small-game opportunities
February 7, 2015 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Time to take advantage of small-game opportunities | Test

For those of you who are having withdrawals after the close of the deer and duck seasons and aren’t sure you can make it until the turkey season opener on April 1, there are a number of small-game opportunities that might be able to help you out.

Outdoors: Who’s in the Bassmaster Classic?
January 31, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Who’s in the Bassmaster Classic? | Test

In just three weeks, the Super Bowl of Fishing — otherwise known as The Bassmaster Classic — will be rolling into the Upstate and taking place on Lake Hartwell.

Outdoors: Five tips for winter fishing
January 24, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Five tips for winter fishing | Test

Anglers who thought the recent warm spells were going to last got a shock Friday when the latest cold front moved in and winter returned to normal.

Outdoors: Leave the hardware at home and still catch bass and trout
January 17, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Leave the hardware at home and still catch bass and trout | Test

To its credit, Lake Jocassee has become somewhat of a cottage industry for anglers who come equipped to fish it.

Looking back at an eventful 2014
January 3, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Looking back at an eventful 2014 | Test

For outdoor enthusiasts, the past year was one for the record books that actually saw a couple of records, a couple of losses and some near-misses on issues that sportsmen hold near and dear.

News Year’s resolutions for the outdoorsman
December 27, 2014 – 12:27 am | No Comment
News Year’s resolutions for the outdoorsman | Test

With all but the last few days of 2014 behind us and all of 2015 ahead, it’s the time of year when many people reflect on the past year and plan for the coming. New Year’s resolutions are big for many people and can be a great self-motivator.

Outdoors: Prevalence of wild hogs extending big game season
December 20, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Prevalence of wild hogs extending big game season | Test

Over the last couple of months deer hunters have spent a good bit of time in the woods scouting for and hunting deer.

Last-minute gift ideas for the sportsman
December 13, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Last-minute gift ideas for the sportsman | Test

In order to be successful in pursuing game and fish, you have to be able to pattern the animals, think like they do and understand what motivates them.

Outdoors: Local angler’s book provides tips
December 6, 2014 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Local angler’s book provides tips | Test

Among the literary community, fishermen are pretty far from the top of the list when it comes to reading and writing book reviews. However, every so often, a book comes along that fits well within the “required reading” mentality of anglers, and it tends to be short on prose and long on useful information.

Outdoors: Try these four wintertime bass patterns
November 29, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Try these four wintertime bass patterns | Test

A look across lakes Hartwell, Keowee or any of our Upstate lakes often reveals an empty waterway with few, if any, anglers venturing out in the cold water. Most outdoorsmen are sitting inside, watching the big game, or sitting in a tree waiting on that late-season buck.