Annually, since 1982, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conducts a Summer Turkey Survey to estimate reproduction and recruitment of wild turkeys in South Carolina. The survey involves agency wildlife biologists, technicians, and conservation officers, as well as many volunteers from other natural resource agencies and the general public.
Field & Stream has added some lightweight hunting clothes to its product line, and although two particular items were designed for turkey hunters, they should be big hits for early-season archery hunters across the Southeast.
A fourth-grader from Ray Childers Elementary School is the first-ever student from North Carolina to win top honors at the recent National Archery in Schools (NASP) Tournament and the Centershot Ministries National Tournament held in Louisville, Ky.
How big should a food plot be in order to be effective? How many acres of food plots are needed to be effective? It depends on the situation and one’s budget. Hunter’s cannot plant too much food for wildlife, but they can certainly plant too little.
A Dare County man was sentenced last week to seven days in jail and fined more than $2,500 after pleading guilty to 10 misdemeanors relating to two incidents over a period of 11 days last December in which he confronted and threatened four hunters in a lake in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in Hyde County.
As hunters, we all know the downfalls of having coyotes in the Carolinas. It's a well-accepted fact by the SCDNR, the NCWRC, and hunters and landowners that coyotes have had a negative impact on deer and turkey numbers across both states, as well as the entire southeast.
Results of the 2017 Deer Hunter Survey conducted by SCDNR indicate that the statewide harvest of deer increased about 7 percent last season and was comprised of an estimated 102,261 bucks and 83,025 does which made up a total harvest of 185,286 deer.
The summer heat often fails to deliver warm, fuzzy feelings about this fall’s deer season. Yet few people get ready for a dream fishing trip to the Seychelles or start buying Christmas presents on Dec. 25, either.