• Deer Hunting

    Patrick Williams took top honors for Best Bow Non-typical at the 2018 Dixie Deer Classic with this Rockingham County brute.

    2018 Dixie Deer Classic winners

    Big bucks, interesting stories highlight awards ceremony
    March 04 at 10:45pm
    SCDNR biologist Richard Morton scoring a whitetail deer at the 2016 Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic

    SCDNR holding numerous deer scoring sessions in March

    Sessions will be held in all regions of SC
    February 21 at 4:31pm

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    February 01 at 7:00am
    Shorter, wider bow limbs are more rigid than wider, narrow limbs, and they distribute stress better to produce a more-consistent, stable shooting platform.

    A crossbow that fills all the bills

    Mission’s sub-1 is latest in crossbow design from an industry leader
    January 22 at 9:00am
    Darryl Fox killed this

    Weaverville hunter kills trophy buck, wins December Bag-A-Buck

    9-point buck was killed at high elevation
    January 17 at 12:41pm
    Dillon Vaughn killed his season-long target buck in Gaston County on the last day of the 2017-18 deer season.

    Gastonia hunter scouts trophy buck all season, kills it on last day

    9-point buck had 21-inch spread
    January 12 at 5:15am
    Marc Cavanaugh had two bucks on his hit list for this past deer season, and he got them both, including this one on Dec. 10.

    Trophy buck completes Granville County hunter's best season ever

    139 6/8-inch buck was on hunter's hit list since May
    January 08 at 9:54pm
    Take a handful of soil samples from each of your food plots for examination by county agriculture extension agents to get a grip on fertilizer requirements for future plantings.

    Maintain green fields for deer

    Winter food source needed; sheds are bonus
    January 05 at 9:00am
    Jacob Miles hunted this buck hard all season, and finally killed it on a cold December morning.

    Iredell County hunter kills trophy buck on chilly morning

    Buck tricked the hunter one too many times
    January 05 at 2:01am
    Michael Edmonds killed this doe four years after losing his sight and feeling like his hunting career was over.

    Blind hunter kills deer with help of technology, good friend

    Hunter lost his sight four years ago
    January 04 at 4:05am
    Bryan Crocker downed this big trophy after a six-year pursuit in Greenville County, South Carolina on Dec. 29

    Six year quest ends with trophy buck for Upstate, SC hunter

    Hunter thought he blew his chance for second straight year
    January 03 at 5:15am
    Gary Gusler thinned out his hog herd, creating a haven for this non-typical buck that he killed on Nov. 22.

    Burlington hunter kills huge 14-point buck after thinning out his hog problem

    Non-typical deer had huge trail through cutover
    December 29, 2017 at 12:01pm
    This big black bear was 15 feet away when Michael Taylor of Raleigh first saw it in an Edgecombe County, NC swamp thicket.

    640-pound bear killed in Edgecombe County, N.C.

    Raleigh hunter shot bear from 15 feet away
    December 29, 2017 at 3:01am
    Jan. 6 is South Carolina's youth deer hunting day, and tags marked to expire on Jan. 1 will be good for these hunts.

    Youth deer hunting day is Jan. 6

    Tags that expire on Jan. 1 will be good on Jan. 6
    December 28, 2017 at 5:53pm
    Tyler Craig killed this 205-pound Aiken County, SC buck after a two-year hunt.

    Aiken hunter kills trophy buck after two-year hunt

    Nocturnal buck was looking for love in wrong place at wrong time
    December 28, 2017 at 11:01am
    Aaron Loftin let this buck walk right by his stand in hopes his buddy could kill it. But when the buck turned back around, he shot it himself.

    Gastonia hunter downs 12-point, 159-inch buck

    Hunter allowed buck to walk toward friend, but buck turned back
    December 28, 2017 at 10:03am