• Hunting

    Phillip Gosnell killed the largest bear of South Carolina's 2017 season. It took three shots to down the 597 pounder in Greenville County.

    Upstate bruin is largest of 2017 season

    597-pound bear took three shots to kill
    November 03 at 8:56pm
    Nolan Cole was laid out some tempting treats for this buck, which offered him a shot that he didn't pass up on Sept. 19.

    Oak Ridge hunter takes big monster that was munching too much

    Big buck first showed up last season, reappeared in September
    November 03 at 3:01am
    A grunt call helped Chase Tedder of Walnut Cove drop this big Stokes County 10-pointer.

    Young cancer survivor nails Stokes County trophy buck

    Teen caught 8.5-pound bass six days earlier
    November 02 at 10:01am
    Derek James of Inman killed this Spartanburg County 14-point buck on a morning hunt with a 40-yard shot.

    Inman hunter shoots 14-point buck with one-of-a-kind rack

    Unique rack featured split brow tines
    November 01 at 9:01am

    November 2017 Cover

    Carolina Sportsman's November issue on newsstands now
    November 01 at 7:00am
    A deer standing rigid with its head high and neck stiff is likely on alert and sensing danger, and it may not stay around much longer.

    Understand a deer’s body language and tag more bucks

    Learn how to tell what deer are communicating with body movements and you’ll have more hunting success.
    November 01 at 7:00am
    Hunters in North Carolina and South Carolina are allowed to take three wood ducks per day as part of their six-bird bag limit.

    Everyman’s duck

    From swamps to beaver ponds, almost every sportsman in the Carolinas can find a few wood ducks to hunt.
    November 01 at 7:00am
    Hunters can manage for big bucks and plenty of venison at the same time.

    Get more buck for your bang -- How to manage for big bucks and full freezers at the same time

    Commercial hunting operations in the Carolinas are apt to provide opportunities for visiting huntesr who want to target trophy bucks — or fill their freezers with venison. How do they manage for such different objectives? Here’s how....
    November 01 at 7:00am
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    November 01 at 7:00am
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    November 01 at 7:00am
    Patrick Williams killed this Rockingham County 19-point buck, which may surpass the current state record non-typical archery buck.

    N.C. bowhunter kills possible new state record archery non-typical buck

    Green-score puts buck more than 4 inches bigger than current record
    November 01 at 3:01am
    Lathan Peterson killed his biggest buck to date on a Caswell County Game Land hunt on opening day of the 2017 muzzleloader season.

    Caswell County Game Land produces whopper 11-point buck

    Cell phone alarm almost spoiled the hunt
    October 31 at 2:36pm
    Aaron Summitt killed this big buck despite having a broken back and ankles that he suffered after falling 30 feet while mounting a stand before deer season started.

    Hunter with broken back and legs kills monster 6-point buck

    30-foot preseason fall while mounting stand doesn't stop SC hunter
    October 31 at 5:01am
    Mack Martin of Clinton, SC was hunting with his muzzleloader and iron sights when he killed this 6.5-year-old, 214-pound buck.

    South Carolina hunter kills old, trophy buck on 9-acre tract

    Hunting from the ground with a muzzleloader
    October 30 at 1:03am
    Daniel Jacobs killed this huge buck with a non-typical, 12-point rack in the suburbs of Concord, N.C. on Friday the 13th.

    Heavy Cabarrus whitetail shot in the 'burbs

    Concord hunter killed 12-point non-typical on Friday the 13th
    October 27 at 2:01pm
    Andrew Fowler was excited about a cold snap in Spartanburg County which pushed this buck his way on Oct. 20.

    Cold snap produces monster 10-point buck for Spartanburg County hunter

    Buck measured 140+ inches when green-scored
    October 27 at 2:01am