• Hunting

    Jeff Kay of Travelers Rest killed this big bear on Oct. 17 in Greenville County, SC.

    Upstate hunter kills 504-pound bear

    Opening day is good one for Travelers Rest bear hunter
    October 23 at 2:48pm
    Thick early season cover such as these briars, leads to narrow shooting lanes and quick opportunities.

    Draw your own conclusions

    Timing your draw is the most-important thing you’ll do with a deer in range
    October 22 at 9:00am

    Minor league pitcher is Bag-a-Buck winner

    Bowhunter killed two huge bucks 10 minutes apart
    October 18 at 1:19pm
    Marty Coward killed this 8-point buck in Williamsburg County, SC on Sept. 21, 2018.

    Johnsonville, SC hunter kills two trophy bucks in four day period

    The biggest, an 8-pointer, weighed 199 pounds
    October 17 at 1:32pm
    Dad Dana Sanders and son Jason with the youngster's spike buck taken with a crossbow on Oct. 8.

    Dad helps physically challenged son get first deer with a bow

    Special relationship is mutually beneficial for the Sanders
    October 17 at 11:15am
    High water caused by heavy rains often turns high spots in low-lying areas into islands that will fill up with wildlife.

    Island delights

    October 15 at 7:00am
    Mayte Espinel entered the CarolinaSportsman.com Bag-a-Buck contest, and you should too!

    Show off your deer, win great prizes

    Tag your deer, then enter it in our Bag-a-Buck contest
    October 12 at 12:44pm
    Hunter Schulz of Pittsboro, NC killed this trophy buck on Sept. 25, 2018 in Chatham County.

    Pittsboro bowhunter arrows 13-point buck

    Rack measured 167 inches
    October 10 at 4:15pm
    State championship-qualifying youth raccoon hunts planned around the state of South Carolina from October 2018 through March 2019.

    Youth raccoon hunts being held from October through March

    Hunts will culminate with SC Youth Raccoon Hunting Championship
    October 08 at 6:55pm
    Ryan Pridgen of Raleigh poses with the gator he killed during North Carolina's 2018 alligator hunting season.

    Raleigh hunter kills lone gator of North Carolina's 2018 season

    Hunter had many hours invested in gator hunt
    October 07 at 6:32pm
    The first step to a lush food plot is to know the area your plot covers and planting and fertilizing for that area.

    Size does matter! Know your plot

    Incorrect seed, fertilizer applications are easy to avoid
    October 05 at 9:00am
    Jason Carter passed on shooting this buck twice, then missed it once, before finally killing it on Sept. 21, 2018 in Alamance County, NC.

    Snow Camp bowhunter scores 158-inch brute in Alamance County

    He arrowed the buck on his fourth encounter
    October 03 at 2:52pm
    James Williams (left) killed this trophy 9-point on his third try on Sept. 18, 2018 in Granville County, NC. His son Lamont (right) was his biggest cheerleader.

    Third time is the charm for Granville hunter

    After missing twice, NC hunter kills trophy buck on third try
    October 03 at 1:22pm
    Alek Knight took a morning off from school to kill this mainframe 12-point buck that is destined for the record book.

    Stokes County teen bags record-book whitetail

    Another 16-year-old from North Stokes H.S. cracks record book
    October 03 at 12:28pm
    This crew from Laurens County, SC lost a big gator on opening weekend, but they scored big on Sept. 29 with a 1052-pounder.

    Upstate hunters kill 1052-pound gator at Santee

    The big lizard measured 13 1/2 feet in length
    October 02 at 9:18pm