• Other Hunting

    Keeping firearms clean is an important, though unpleasant, part of hunting, but Swab-its is making it easier and less messy to do this task.

    Gun cleaning, made easier and less messy

    Swab-its are available up to .50-caliber
    October 28, 2015 at 6:45am
    Keeping your gun barrels clean is important, but often messy. Swab-its products make the task easier and less messy.

    Gun cleaning, made easier and less messy

    Stop dreading the task of keeping your gun barrels clean
    October 26, 2015 at 11:45am
    Heath Smith killed this 502 1/2-pound bear last Saturday in Greenville County.

    Easley hunter kills 502-pound bear in Greenville County

    Hunter is current South Carolina bear record holder
    October 23, 2015 at 11:11am
    Squirrels are fun to shoot, and make tasty meals. And thanks to a program from the Mepps lure company, hunters can turn their tails into fishing lures.

    Turn squirrel tails into fishing lures

    Mepps will purchase or trade for lures
    October 05, 2015 at 8:47am
    Hunters can turn their squirrel tails into fishing lures with this program.

    With squirrel season in, hunters turn squirrel tails into fishing lures

    Mepps will purchase or trade for lures
    October 05, 2015 at 6:45am
    The new 3600+ acre Wateree River Heritage Preserve WMA in Richland County is now open.

    New midlands-area WMA open for South Carolina hunters

    WMA features archery hunts, and lottery hunts for deer and waterfowl
    October 02, 2015 at 6:45am
    Squirrels, like these taken by the author, are abundant across South Carolina, especially on some larger WMAs with plenty of bottomland habitat.

    Squirrels are abundant statewide

    September 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    Trapping coyotes before they can prey on the latest crop of newborn fawns should be the No. 1 task for landowners this month.

    Turn up the heat on coyotes now

    May 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    Raccoons and other egg-eaters are the primary reason for poor reproduction of wild turkeys.

    Predator control: Safeguard the nest

    March 15, 2015 at 8:00am
    A semi-automatic shotgun like Remington’s Versa Max is a good fit for rabbit hunters, who often need to get off several shots in quick succession.

    Rabbit hunting requires a quick shotgun

    February 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    Barbecued rabbit is a specialty of Willow Oaks Plantation’s chef, Danny Martin.

    Barbecue that bunny!

    February 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    Mike McBride thrills his pack of beagles with an up-close encounter with an unlucky rabbit.

    Roll those rabbits - Working on habitat for quail has side benefit of cottontail explosion on Rockingham County plantation

    Carry a quick-shooting shotgun and take a bead on bunnies.
    February 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    Shotguns in the smaller gauges are about all a hunter needs to kill woodcock, a small, fast-flying upland gamebird.

    It’s in the bag

    January 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    Woodcocks use their long bills to find worms in wet or damp soils.

    Desperately seeking surveys

    January 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    This prime quail habitat was created by the excavation of an irrigation pond because the area could not easily be farmed and became overgrown by all kinds of vegetation.

    Wastelands are not wasted on quail

    January 15, 2015 at 7:00am