SCDNR Schedules Alligator Hunting Seminars

SCDNR Schedules Alligator Hunting Seminars

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has two upcoming alligator hunting seminars for the public alligator hunt participants, hunting assistants and other interested persons. These seminars will cover such topics as alligator capture and handling techniques, rules and regulations, alligator hunting equipment, processing, and other helpful information. Interested alligator hunting equipment manufacturers and retailers […]

13-Year-Old Girl Challenges 600 Pound Bear and Wins

13-Year-Old Girl Challenges 600 Pound Bear and Wins

By Jack Reece Danielle harvested a bear.  In other words Danielle laid a black bear low with a 30/06. No, I did not misspell the name. It is not Daniel or Dan’el it is Danielle and she is a 13-year-old girl from Greenville, South Carolina, who gave no indication of being related to the legendary […]

Law’s Wording Clarifies Deer Baiting Issue

Law’s Wording Clarifies Deer Baiting Issue

There has been a lot of talk of late in the outdoorsman community of a “new” law affecting deer hunters in Edgefield County. The talk has been that this new law will enable hunters to legally hunt deer over bait this deer season, something that has been illegal in our game zone (Zone 2) in […]

SCDNR Freshwater Fishing Report

SCDNR Freshwater Fishing Report

The following information is provided courtesy www.SCFishingReport.com. Check the site for recent updates and detailed reports. DHEC Fish Consumption Advisories: www.scdhec.gov/environment/water/fish. Mountains Area Lake Jocassee Trout: Good. For quality fish the catch rate has overall been pretty good. Trolling in the big water 60-100 feet down with spoons and live shiners has been most effective. […]

S.C. Deer Season Forecast Good

S.C. Deer Season Forecast Good

From SCDNR The much-anticipated start of the 2012 deer season is underway in some parts of the state and South Carolina’s deer population is healthy and the season outlook is good. Although the deer harvest has been on a downward trend the last few years indicating that population levels have moderated, hunter success and deer […]

DNR Dove Fields & Early Season Migratory Bird News

DNR Dove Fields & Early Season Migratory Bird News

Forty-two fields available for public dove hunting Forty-two public dove fields will be available across the state during the 2012-13 season through the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Management Area program. A county-by-county list of public dove fields and special youth hunts is available online at www.dnr.sc.gov/wildlife/dove/fields.html or can be obtained by writing: […]

New Freshwater Fishing Regulations

New Freshwater Fishing Regulations

Scheduled for July 1, 2012 The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Freshwater Fisheries Section announces a series of changes to South Carolina state statutes (Chapter 13) regulating freshwater fishing. The goals of these changes are to promote consistency and modernize the laws to ensure proper freshwater fisheries management. “DNR utilizes scientific data through various […]

Local Hunter Harvests Four Turkeys at NWTF Event

Local Hunter Harvests Four Turkeys at NWTF Event

The NWTF Wheelin’ Sportsmen program’s SRS “Ultimate Turkey Hunt” proved to be aptly named. Twenty-nine hunters with disabilities, aided by guides and local volunteers, harvested 28 wild turkeys during morning hunts Friday and Saturday at the Savannah River Site. Each hunter was limited to two gobblers each day. “I’m happy. I think everything went well […]

Turkey Season in Full Swing

Turkey Season in Full Swing

How has your turkey season been thus far? Submit your pictures to news@edgefieldadvertiser.com and we may publish them here. Please include the hunter’s name and the bird’s details. —                                

Outdoorsmen in Southwest Asia

Outdoorsmen in Southwest Asia

By Jack Reece “These are the times that try men’s souls: The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman,” The American Crisis, Thomas Paine. Go by The National Wild […]