Bridge Demolition Debris to Become Fish Attractors at Thurmond Lake

Bridge Demolition Debris to Become Fish Attractors at Thurmond Lake

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Concrete remnants from a bridge demolition project will soon find a new home as fish attractors at the bottom of J. Strom Thurmond Lake. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the Georgia and South Carolina Departments of Natural Resources, the Georgia Department of Transportation, and Scott’s Bridge Company to develop and execute a […]

NWTF Expects Another Great Turnout for Turkey Shoot

NWTF Expects Another Great Turnout for Turkey Shoot

Recreational and experienced sporting clays shooters from across the country are primed for the National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) annual Turkey Shoot at the Meadows National Gun Club in Forsyth, Georgia. The National Sporting Clays Association-sanctioned Mega Blast Shoot that regularly draws more than 500 participants is scheduled for August 15–17. “The Turkey Shoot is […]

Apply Online for Deer Lottery Hunts Through August 15

Apply Online for Deer Lottery Hunts Through August 15

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will open applications for deer lottery hunts on public lands beginning July 1 and ending August 15. Beginning this year applicants will only be able to apply and pay online. Paper applications will no longer be available. Previously accumulated preference points will apply. The waterfowl/quail lottery links will be […]

 Primitive Weapon Deer Hunts Scheduled This Fall at Thurmond Lake

 Primitive Weapon Deer Hunts Scheduled This Fall at Thurmond Lake

CLARKS HILL, S.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Project Office will host primitive weapon deer hunts this fall at the Bussey Point management area, located in Lincoln County, Georgia. The Corps hosts these hunts annually to maintain the deer population within the carrying capacity for the area and to improve the quality of the herd. […]

State Antler Records Down Slightly This Year

State Antler Records Down Slightly This Year

The most recent round of white-tailed deer antler measuring conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources revealed 222 new records, including one Boone and Crockett qualifier. Each spring S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Section personnel make a concerted effort to measure deer racks throughout the state, with a major session during the […]

Two from County Attend Camp Wildwood

Two from County Attend Camp Wildwood

Last week two locals, Jessica Gibson and Leigh Northrop participated in Camp Wildwood at Kings Mountain State Park in York, South Carolina. The camp is sponsored by the Garden Club of South Carolina, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, the South Carolina Wildlife Federation, Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund, and the South Carolina State […]

Renew Your State Hunting and Fishing License

Renew Your State Hunting and Fishing License

License Sales for 2014-2015 hunting and fishing licenses begin on June 16, 2014. You can buy your South Carolina hunting and fishing licenses multiple ways. Licenses are available in person at any of the four regional S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) offices or by visiting one of the 500 license vendors across the state. […]

Peach Blossom Festival Fishing Winners

Peach Blossom Festival Fishing Winners

The first annual Peach Blossom Festival fishing tournament winners were 1st place Matt Bickley & Shannon Enlow (pictured)with 27.30 lbs. 2nd place with 20.68 lbs. was Web & Nick Berry. 3rd place with 19.64 lbs. was Zac Rearden & Troy Talbert. Biggest fish winner was Travis Rushton & Will Smith with 6.86 lbs. and 2nd […]

NWTF Announces Winner of 2014 National Scholarship

NWTF Announces Winner of 2014 National Scholarship

  Mallory Spring of East Fultonham, Ohio, was recognized at her high school awards ceremony as the recipient of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) 2014 National Scholarship sponsored by Mossy Oak, surprising both her and a crowd of her peers. The $10,000 scholarship will help Spring pursue a degree in wildlife biology and natural […]

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