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Want deer? Find the food

As the holiday season arrives, most hunters are satisfied with a freezer full of enough tasty venison to last until the 2017 opener. But some hunters holding out for a wall-hanger and passing on immature bucks are beginning to lose confidence that a trophy will show up within range of their weapon of choice. 

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December 01 at 7:00 am
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Rut: Time to switch up

By November, the deer rut is in full swing throughout all 146 counties in the Carolinas. Hormone-crazed bucks are on the move, and hunters need to keep their calendars clear to make sure they are in position when one makes a vulnerable move into enemy territory.

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November 04 at 9:00 am
4689 Views

Food plots for acidic soils

Every deer hunter dreams of shooting a Boone and Crockett-class buck, but unfortunately, of the 6,000 entries in that record book, North Carolina and South Carolina only boast a minute percentage. However, the Carolinas produce hundreds of fine bucks every year, pushing 200 pounds and wearing racks more than 130 inches. 

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October 05 at 9:00 am
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Big hopes for big fields

There continues a mass human influx to the Carolinas, and as such, thousands of acres are being converted from farmland into suburbia. But agriculture remains a strong way of life for southerners and a huge portion of the two states’ economy. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports 75,000 active farms operating on over seven million acres of cropland. 

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September 05 at 9:00 am
395 Views

Hidden plots are gems

Even though it’s still blazing hot, August is a great time to locate and prepare a new place to pull in a big buck during the upcoming deer season. The neighboring agriculture field or the 10-years-going-strong food plot will always be good places to see some nice deer, yet the mature deer will quickly pattern hunters and anything they see as a threat during the daylight. 

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August 08 at 9:00 am
706 Views

Hidden food plots are gems

Even though it’s still blazing hot, August is a great time to locate and prepare a new place to pull in a big buck during the upcoming deer season. The neighboring agriculture field or the 10-years-going-strong food plot will always be good places to see some nice deer, yet the mature deer will quickly pattern hunters and anything they see as a threat during the daylight. 

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August 08 at 9:00 am
876 Views

Start early for early bucks

In the Carolinas, deer season starts early, especially for hunters in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, where Aug. 15 is the kickoff. Hunters need to sweat it out in the middle of the summer to get stands ready and prepare their hunting areas. Good preparations well before the season opens should be a priority for hunters looking to score big.

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July 08 at 9:00 am
1097 Views

Start early for early bucks

In the Carolinas, deer season starts early, especially for hunters in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, where Aug. 15 is the kickoff. Hunters need to sweat it out in the middle of the summer to get stands ready and prepare their hunting areas. Good preparations well before the season opens should be a priority for hunters looking to score big.

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July 08 at 9:00 am
1970 Views
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