• Other Hunting

    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
    Head to the Sandhills Game Lands, which covers 65,000 acres, and you'll find good squirrel hunting.

    A den of foxes - Check out the Sandhills Game Lands this month for some top-drawer squirrel-hunting action: foxes or grays

    Learn what fox squirrel habitat looks like and put a colorful, oversized tree rodent in your game bag.
    December 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    A hunter who downed this huge male bear waits for help with Plott hounds who bayed the 450-pound bruin.<br />

    Dogged determination - Technology has changed their sport, but bear hunters in eastern North Carolina are still letting things go to the dogs

    North Carolina’s black bear population, especially in eastern counties, is still the envy of the nation.
    December 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    Cody Brown poses with the 695-pound bear he killed near Kenansville on Nov. 11.

    Duplin County hunter bags huge bear

    Bear weighed 695-pounds
    November 27, 2015 at 11:12pm
    Riley Harrison of Woodruff took his first bear while hunting with the Mike Morgan Hunt Party in connection with the Outdoor Dream Foundation near Laurel Fork Creek.

    2015 bear season was good one for Upstate region

    3rd-best on record, 2015 bear season included 2nd largest ever for SC
    November 19, 2015 at 7:48pm
    Tower shoots offer quick shooting, and are one of the most exciting ways to bag a pheasant in South Carolina.

    Pheasant tower shoots offer a different bird hunting experience

    Clinton House Plantation, Field & Fin Adventures have hunts Nov. 21
    November 11, 2015 at 10:36pm