Persimmon Hill News

Persimmon Hill News

– By Tom Quattlebaum – We had good numbers for the weekend with cool weather. I didn’t play Saturday in one of my more sane moments. Ten started out. The first clap of thunder brought Chuck Collard to the clubhouse and the first hard rain had Bernard Trotter in as well. To protect the reputation […]

Early-Season Migratory Bird Seasons Approved by S.C. Natural Resources Board

Early-Season Migratory Bird Seasons Approved by S.C. Natural Resources Board

The S.C. Natural Resources Board recently approved migratory bird hunting seasons for mourning doves, marsh hens (rails), woodcock, snipe, moorhens, purple gallinules, and early seasons during September for teal and Canada geese. The 2014-2015 seasons must still meet approval by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and be published in the Federal Register in order […]

Santee Cooper to Conduct Aerial Treatments for Invasive Plants in lakes Marion and Moultrie

Santee Cooper to Conduct Aerial Treatments for Invasive Plants in lakes Marion and Moultrie

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – From Aug. 5 through Aug. 15, Santee Cooper will conduct helicopter treatments of Environmental Protection Agency-approved aquatic herbicides in lakes Marion and Moultrie, targeting the invasive aquatic plant crested floating heart. Non-native crested floating heart is an aggressive plant, which is very difficult to control. At present, very few herbicides are […]

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 […]

From The World U23 Rowing Championship in Varese, Italy

From The World U23 Rowing Championship in Varese, Italy

Submitted by August Wherry, Hobart College ’16, an Edgefield Grandson. (Hobart College rowers representing USA made it to the semifinals in their first heat on Wednesday, in the World Championship Regatta.) Greetings from Varese, Italy! After restless hours of travel and adjusting to the six hour time change, Rob and I have finally settled in […]

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 […]

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