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Jordan slabs turn real cool

Come October, Jordan Lake crappie will get the much-needed cool down they’ve been waiting for, and that will lead to aggressive fish and happy anglers.

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Three gator hunters fill all three tags on same hunt at Santee

Filling an alligator tag is a dream come true for many South Carolina sportsmen — filling 3 on the same outing is nothing short of incredible. But, that's exactly what happened for Buck Koon of Gilbert, SC and Jason and Amy Kirkland of Leesville, SC. On opening day, Sept. 9, they set out on Santee Cooper’s Lake Marion and got the job done with a 9, 11, and a 12-foot gator.

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October 13 at 4:04 am
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Gaffney bowhunter arrows 215-pound, 9-point trophy

Holden Poole of Gaffney, SC was already noticing fresh scrapes and rubs near a bumper crop of acorns on his 100-acre lease, despite the balmy, end of September weather. So, when his hit list buck failed to show up at his feeder station, he switched gears to this location, and arrowed the 215-pound Cherokee County 9-pointer on Sept. 26.

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October 11 at 10:49 am
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Sumter couple kills 12-foot, 1-inch gator at Santee

After scoring a tag for the 2017 South Carolina alligator season, David Birgerson of Sumter, SC and his wife Susan couldn't wait to get on the water to fill it. Despite a disappointing first night, they rallied back the next, and left Santee with a 12-foot, 1-inch alligator estimated to weigh just under 800 pounds.

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October 02 at 5:31 pm
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Rougemont bow huntress kills 12-point trophy

As a hair stylist, it’s not always easy for Nancy “Tootie” Morris of Rougemont, NC to make a living and make time for hunting. But, when her husband threatened to kill her buck — she cleared her schedule for the afternoon of Sept. 16 and took the 190-pound, Person County 12-point they had been watching since July.

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September 28 at 10:01 pm
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Holly Ridge angler catches 12-foot tiger shark from the beach

Shark Week? That’s too confining. David Schmidt of Holly Ridge, N.C. and the Get Bent land-based shark-fishing team celebrate big sharks from late August through October, because that’s when they’re showing up off the beach of Topsail Island.  

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September 21 at 8:54 pm
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North Raleigh hunter sticks trophy buck on 15-acre plot in Wake County

As one of North Carolina’s fastest growing and most populated counties, Wake doesn't always register with deer hunters. But, that didn't stop Chris Phinney of North Raleigh from taking the biggest buck of his life — a full velvet 8-point that was given a gross green score just under 130 inches, on Sept. 9.

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September 18 at 4:01 am
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Elloree hunter goes doe hunting, bags a trophy buck in velvet

With his living room overflowing in buck mounts, Bradley Hughes of Elloree, S.C. admits he’s not really a “horn hunter” anymore. Unless he’s got a real trophy in his crosshairs, he’d rather fill his freezer with doe meat. But, on Aug. 19, he laid eyes on a buck that he could make room for — a full velvet, Orangeburg County 10-point.

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September 14 at 8:59 pm
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