• Hunting

    Charter Captain Chip Veach came up from Florida to kill this South Carolina brute on Aug. 23, 2018.

    Charter captain tags great Bamberg County, SC buck

    11-point velvet buck weighed 242 pounds
    September 03 at 11:57am
    Hunters took 6,753 deer on South Carolina’s Wildlife Management Areas during the 2017-18 season, an increase of 2 percent over the previous season.

    Public targets

    Those hunters in the Carolinas who don’t have access to private land or a club membership have more than three million acres of public land at their fingertips. Here’s the ones you should visit when the time for deer, ducks and doves, arrives.
    September 01 at 7:00am


    September 01 at 7:00am

    Get bow season off to a good start

    Cross your t’s and dot your i’s as archery season arrives; the first few days will be your best chance at a buck before he becomes wary.
    September 01 at 7:00am
    September finds plenty of bucks, many still in bachelor groups, feeding during daylight hours in agricultural fields.

    Get your glasses on a nice buck

    Agricultural fields draw plenty of September deer
    September 01 at 7:00am

    Find the dove buffet

    The best wing-shooting on Labor Day weekend in the Carolinas will usually be in fields where doves have found a solid food source. Here’s how to join them.
    September 01 at 7:00am
    Zachary Dinkins of Gilbert, SC killed this big buck on South Carolina's 2018 opening day of deer season.

    Lexington County hunter bags 140-inch opening day trophy

    Buck weighed 224 pounds
    August 21 at 3:23pm
    The NCWRC and the NCWF are holding eight free deer hunting and processing seminars in September and October.

    Free deer hunting, processing seminars offered in Raleigh and Fayetteville

    Seminars are geared toward new and inexperienced hunters
    August 20 at 8:21pm
    Pete Rogers killed this fine South Carolina buck with a Ruger Blackhawk  in .44 Remington Magnum with a Bushnell 2X scope.

    Five best handguns for whitetails

    August 15 at 7:00am
    Mowing food plots during hunting season will do a lot to encourage futher growth of the forage, as well as providing tender shoots for deer to eat.

    In-season mowing? Yes!

    August 15 at 7:00am

    Whitetail ‘ice cream’

    August 15 at 7:00am
    Jay Garner won the 2017-18 Carolina Sportsman Bag-A-Buck contest's grand prize, and the contest is back for the 2018-19 season.

    Bag-A-Buck contest returns for 2018-19 season

    Four monthly winners, plus a grand prize winner will be named
    August 09 at 10:01pm
    South Carolina's laws on importing deer and other cervid parts harvested out-of-state are intended to help stop the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease.

    Know these laws before importing deer, elk parts from outside of SC

    Hunting outside of South Carolina? Know these laws
    August 09 at 9:41pm