• Other Hunting

    South Carolina hunters have a five-month season on crows on private land.

    South Carolina crow-hunting particulars

    January 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Knowing the details of an established forest service trail can provide hunters with a good idea of where to go and how to get there.

    Trail tips for grouse hunters

    January 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Berries like crabapples (above) and smilax are prime foods for grouse during the winter.

    Grouse: Thanks berry much

    January 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Ken Spell took this 720-pound black bear in Pender County. Such heavyweight bears are unusual in the state's southern counties.

    Salemburg hunter kills 720-pound bear in Pender County

    12-gauge slug stops bear in its tracks
    January 14, 2016 at 10:55am
    A relatively new cutover provides some great, thick habitat for rabbits and gives hunters with good beagles a great day afield.

    Bust Upstate bunnies - South Carolina’s Upstate is home to a lot of good habitat and great rabbit hunting

    Look for young cutovers and you’ll find rabbits throughout South Carolina’s Upstate
    January 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Dondi Rogers of Saluda is a veteran crow hunter who said the wing-shooting is “fun and frustrating.”

    Caw! Caw! Boom! Crow-hunting can be a great opportunity for South Carolina wing-shooters

    Decoys and electronic caller can make for a great day afield.
    January 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    The author killed this beautiful ruffed grousein the Pisgah National Forest near Linville Gorge. That’s Lake James in the background.

    Get rough on Ruff - Public lands offer almost unlimited opportunity for grouse hunters

    Mountain trails through North Carolina’s public lands can provide access to plenty of ruffed grouse.
    January 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Katlyn Williams shot this 645-pound black bear in Washington County the day after killing her first deer.

    18-year-old Coats woman kills 645-pound bear in Washington County

    Hunt lasted about 5-minutes
    December 27, 2015 at 8:48pm
    A call like the Mr. Squirrel Whistle and a good pair of binoculars are great additions to a squirrel hunter’s arsenal.

    Special gear for secretive squirrels

    Binoculars, whistles, can help locate cautious squirrels
    December 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    Fox squirrels inhabit different types of habitat from grays, including longleaf pines and cornfields, not hardwoods.

    Set your squirrel priorities: fox or gray

    December 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    David Linker was deer hunting when he harvested the biggest bear ever killed in  Person County.

    Concord hunter kills Person County record bear

    Bear weighed 448-pounds
    December 07, 2015 at 8:21pm
    Hunter Henderson killed this buck just minutes after his dad shot the bear during a hunt in Jones County.

    Jones County father-son duo kills bear and deer on same hunt

    Dad killed bear, son killed deer minutes later
    December 02, 2015 at 2:11am