Aiken County’s Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area and Ecological Reserve will be open to the public on Saturdays during the month of May (4, 11, 18 and 25). Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and Ecological Reserve consists of 10,470 acres owned by the U.S. Department of Energy. The area is located in Aiken County, along the Savannah […]
The S.C Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and US Army Corps of Engineers are conducting a study of striped bass (rockfish) in Thurmond Reservoir (Clark Hill). To accomplish the objectives of the study, a number of striped bass have been implanted with transmitters and externally tagged. All tags have a […]
With the computerization of the process for obtaining hunting and fishing licenses and the minimal profit margin made on these sales, many places in the county where one once could obtain these legal documents are no longer making them available. One such instance is Sportsman’s Corner on Martintown Rd., a place many hunters and fishermen […]
Photos from Friday’s round of The Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Ga. Click on a thumbnail image, then scroll through the gallery.
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The following information is provided from SCDNR – courtesy www.SCFishingReport.com. Check the site for recent updates and detailed reports. DHEC Fish Consumption Advisories: www.scdhec.gov/environment/water/fish. Freshwater Report Mountains Area Lake Jocassee Trout: Fair to good. Captain Steve Pietrykowski reports that some very good trout are being caught on Lake Jocassee. The best pattern is trolling live medium shiners, […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Now is the time to begin the planning and preparation of fields to attract doves during the upcoming season. The mourning dove is one of the most popular game species in the Southeast, and fall dove shoots are a South Carolina tradition. Large numbers of doves will feed on waste grains and […]
South Carolina’s turkey season is almost here. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources representatives will be at Turkey Shoppe on Main Friday, March 29 from 4-6 p.m. to answer questions about changes in S.C. hunting and fishing regulations. The public is invited for this informative Q&A session. DATE March 29, 2013 TIME 4-6 p.m. Turkey […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Brushy ditch banks and weedy field borders may not be attractive to some people, but many of South Carolina’s favored farm wildlife and game species depend on these areas for their very survival. “Bobwhite quail and cottontail rabbits, as well as many songbirds, depend on areas dominated by grasses, weeds and small […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. – An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for South Carolina’s economy. The 2013 wild turkey season begins April 1 on private lands in 34 counties that make up Game Zones 1-5 and for all Wildlife Management Areas […]