• Hunting

    The ZT Hyper Cams allow let-offs of 80- to 85-percent on Hoyt’s newest bows.

    Hoyt takes a big step

    Two totally redesigned bows head ‘18 lineup
    December 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    As an incentive to have more hunters kill coyotes, the SCDNR has tagged and released 32 of the canines in the past two years. The 'yotes carry a bounty of a lifetime hunting license.

    SCDNR releases 16 tagged coyotes for harvest incentive program

    Hunters can win lifetime hunting license for killing tagged 'yotes
    December 21, 2017 at 8:41am
    Phillip Scott had to fill his bear tag to make room for this big Person County drop-tine buck, which had been elusive for several reasons all season.

    Last ditch effort produces huge drop tine buck in Person County

    Hunter filled bear tag to make room for big buck
    December 21, 2017 at 4:01am
    Cody Lemere of Walhalla killed this impressive 151 inch buck on his family farm in Oconee County on November 29.

    Upstate hunter kills 10-point, 151-inch buck after four year quest

    Buck sported 25 1/2-inch main beams
    December 20, 2017 at 4:01pm
    Sevin Carter shot at and missed this buck in 2015, but finally killed the 145-inch 11-pointer in November 2017.

    Durham hunter kills 8-point buck, 11-point buck on same hunt

    11-point buck green scored 145 inches
    December 20, 2017 at 12:01pm
    Jeff Ferguson first saw this big buck while scouting. He took the next day off work and killed it just after noon.

    Liberty, NC hunter kills 15-point buck that may make Boone and Crockett book

    Buck green scored at 188 inches before deductions
    December 20, 2017 at 5:01am
    Mike Vaughn killed this 14-point, 158+ inch buck in Granville County weeks after he killed a big 8-pointer that measured 136 inches.

    Bahama, NC hunter kills 150-class buck in Granville County

    Same hunter killed 136-inch, 8-point buck weeks earlier
    December 19, 2017 at 9:01am
    RJ Seiler hunted this buck hard all season, and it reappeared after a weeks-long hiatus when the hunter was waiting for it.

    Three month chase ends with trophy 10-pointer in Rockingham County

    Buck went off the trail camera grid for weeks, reappeared first day of black powder season
    December 15, 2017 at 3:04pm
    Jennings Rose sets out long-line rigs filled with scoter decoys for Pamlico Sound sea ducks. He attaches decoys to the rig using a monofilament loop.

    Long-line decoy rigs save time, effort

    December 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    A long-bow and arrows with small-game points is an alternative for squirrel hunters.

    Alternative weapons for squirrels

    December 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Baiting with corn may be a great late-season idea, but don’t drop your kernels out in the open; opt for heavier cover.

    Corn, without the field

    December 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Carly Rhea Cofield of Lee County poses with a buck she hopes will make the next list of all-time antler records for South Carolina.

    South Carolina's updated all-time antler records list is now available

    SCDNR updates the list every year
    December 14, 2017 at 4:19am
    On the verge of leaving town for a while, Cody Pyatte took one last shot at this big buck he'd been hunting for some time on a three-acre tract in Brunswick County.

    Brunswick County hunter drops big 10-point buck on three-acre tract

    Buck was a big traveler, covering six mile wide area
    December 14, 2017 at 3:01am
    Andy Caudle heard a rumor that the big buck he'd been hunting hard had been killed by another hunter, so he was relieved when the deer stepped into range.

    Huge buck comes back to life for Yadkin County hunter

    Hunter feared his prize buck had been killed by another hunter
    December 13, 2017 at 4:01am