Each Saturday morning from 6 to 8 a.m., Upstate outdoor enthusiasts within earshot of WRIX-FM in Anderson can enjoy a lively discussions between the host, visiting outdoors experts and callers on the Southern Woods and Water radio show.
The month of April ushers in the spring spawn for crappie. The dogwoods are blooming, and all you have to do is grab a bucket of minnows and suspend them under a cork around just about any decent looking piece of woody cover along the bank. Its a time when everyone is an expert.
The world of turkey hunting does not contain many sure things. Longbeards are wary, wily and wild. The only pattern they consistently exhibit is to have no pattern in how they respond to a hunters calls, setups and strategies.
Shortly after sliding his boat in behind a big boil and setting up for a drift down the river, Mike Shearin gave the command to bait up and go fishing.
April is hard to beat for hunters and fishermen in South Carolina. Turkey hunting is in full swing statewide, bass at Santee Cooper are at the peak of the prespawn period, and the first dolphin of the season are showing up in the bluewater.