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 […]

Landowners Learned Techniques of Improving Quail Habitat

Landowners Learned Techniques of Improving Quail Habitat

Quail populations have declined significantly in South Carolina and across the Southeast, but an ongoing project of the state natural resources agency may help stabilize numbers of the bird often referred to as the “Prince of Gamebirds.” Wild quail management seminars, conducted by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Small Game Program and other partners, […]

Laws are Strict on Taking Wild Turkey Eggs and Releasing Pen-Raised Turkeys

Laws are Strict on Taking Wild Turkey Eggs and Releasing Pen-Raised Turkeys

Frequently during the spring wild turkey nesting season the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is contacted concerning wild turkey nests that appear to be abandoned. These inquiries often involve concern for the welfare of the nest and eggs along with a desire to take the eggs and attempt to hatch them, said Charles Ruth, […]

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