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Upstate Outdoors
March 23, 2017 - 17:03 pm
Upstate turkey hunters have anticipated the arrival of the 2017 spring turkey season ever since the sun set on January 1, ending last year’s whitetail deer season. The mostly mild weather and overall lack of cold temperatures created a situation that many hunters feared- that of an early breeding...
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The Tara Show
March 21, 2017 - 16:03 pm
Impeachment? Why would you ask such a thing? Graham didn't ask about impeachment with either of Obama's nominess. See here: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/lindsey-graham-questions-gorsuch-about...
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Upstate Outdoors
March 17, 2017 - 09:03 am
March is the time of year when deer hunters who have taken a trophy deer can have the deer rack officially scored. Several deer from South Carolina will make the state record books and a few may even make the coveted Boone & Crockett books. Unlike trophy deer, South Carolina has a better than...
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Upstate Outdoors
March 02, 2017 - 08:03 am
With less than 3 weeks to go before the Opening Bell of the 2017 wild turkey season, the warm spring like conditions that have been experienced across the Upstate are making turkey hunters anxious. Thanks to some recent legislation, Opening Day this year will fall on Monday, March 20 on private...
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Upstate Outdoors
February 13, 2017 - 04:02 am
Before Big Game hunting of whitetail deer and Eastern wild turkey became the flagship species for hunters in the southeastern United States, bobwhite quail was king. Back in the days when boys used to roll up into the high school parking lot with shotguns perched in gun racks in the back window of...
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Upstate Outdoors
February 07, 2017 - 04:02 am
When Punxsutawney Phil, the famous groundhog weather forecaster, made his prognostication of six more weeks of winter by seeing his shadow, many anglers had trouble begrudging him his prediction. After all, the winter of 2016 – 2017 has to date, meant regular days in the 60’s and 70’s along with...
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Upstate Outdoors
January 24, 2017 - 04:01 am
Many Upstate hunters lament the months of January, February, and March as the “off-season” of hunting after deer season has ended on January 1. The winter duck season does assist until January 29, still leaving a long seven week hiatus until turkey season opens on March 20 on private lands across...
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Upstate Outdoors
January 17, 2017 - 04:01 am
Legislation would only affect Game Zones 3 and 4 in the Low Country A little over a year ago, this column reported an incident that occurred in Horry County where the carcass of a hunting dog was discovered hanging on the entrance gate of a hunting club with a handwritten sign indicating the dog...
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Upstate Outdoors
January 10, 2017 - 03:01 am
Despite anyone’s lingering feelings over the extreme cold temperatures suffered last week-end during what meteorologist called “Winter Storm Helena”, our local lakes and reservoirs around the Upstate of South Carolina rarely freeze over and if they do, it’s never to the extent that anglers would...
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Upstate Outdoors
January 04, 2017 - 03:01 am
Many outdoors folks may find themselves at a loss after the holidays for what to do in the great outdoors. The end of deer season leaves a void that can be easily filled by small game hunting, water fowling, or on the non-hunting side there’s plenty of hiking, biking, paddling and other outdoor...
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