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Walhalla hunter kills S.C. record book buck in Oconee County

The morning of Saturday, Nov. 11 turned out to be the best deer hunt Roy Mckenzie of Walhalla has ever had in South Carolina.

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November 20 at 2:04 pm
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Freelines, planer boards are a big part of striped bass anglers’ arsenals

Free-lining is a very natural presentation of live bait, with baits allowed to free swim behind the boat, often with enough line out to allow the bait to decide the chosen depth. Rigs can be as simple as a line with a hook on the end. Boat speed should be adequate to maintain a tight line back to the bait. 

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November 15 at 6:00 am
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Take it up a notch

Fishing from a kayak is a work in progress. Everyone gets into the sport at different levels and skill sets, and some progress faster or slower than the rest. Developing skills is essential to advancing both your enjoyment and proficiency in catching fish from a plastic boat.

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November 14 at 9:00 am
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Rockin’ the Carolinas

Fall is a lot of things to a lot of different outdoorsmen, but for landlocked linesider fans, November’s cooling waters mean that hungry striped bass, aka rockfish, and their test-tube cousins, hybrid bass, will be moving into shallower water in search of prey.

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November 01 at 7:00 am
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Fall Sleepers: Harris and Secession

When asked to pick a sleeper lake for fall crappie in North Carolina, Ed Duke recommended Shearon Harris, just southeast of Jordan. Duke said the lake is not big by reservoir standards, around 4,000 acres, and it’s not really deep, which makes it easier to fish that other lakes.

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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Tight-line or long-line? What’s the difference?

Newcomers to crappie fishing often hear about tight-lining and long-lining when crappie fishermen in the Carolinas discuss trolling techniques.

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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Prepare for repairs

Afew years ago, while on an extended fishing trip to the coast with some buddies, the chain assembly on my kayak’s pedal-drive system broke. Facing two more days of long runs to the fishing grounds from the put-in, the three of us set out to find some suitable hardware to make repairs, lest the two of them should have to tow my sizeable craft or leave me sitting on the dock.

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October 14 at 9:00 am
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What’s in your deer pack?

Deer hunting has not been immune from advances in technology and tactics. Hunters run the gamut from bringing nothing more than a weapon and a pair of boots to an organized pack that contains everything but the kitchen sink.

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October 01 at 7:00 am
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