• Alligator

    Kevin Long, left, and and Rob Harding were two of the three hunters who bagged this 600-pounder on Lake Moultrie at the end of September.

    Lake Moultrie produces yet another massive alligator

    This beast tips scale at 600 pounds.
    November 02, 2011 at 2:11pm
    This 771-pound gator was taken recently during the alligator hunt on Santee Cooper.

    Giant Santee Cooper gator taken

    Clinton trio bags 12-foot-7, 771-pound beast from Canal
    October 25, 2011 at 10:39am
    Lacy Blankenship, center, teamed with sons Cory and Lacy Jr. to take this 11-foot Lake Moultrie gator - after it charge the boat during the fight.

    Ohio father, sons take huge opening-day gator at Santee complex

    11-footer charges hunters on Lake Moultrie
    September 16, 2011 at 11:17am
    A daytime gator sighting is a prime target for a hunter with an SCDNR tag

    SCDNR to hold draw for alligator tags

    May 02, 2011 at 7:49am
    Trevor King, Ray Mareno and Matt Mareno took this enormous alligator from the Lion's Beach area of Lake Moultrie on Sept. 28.

    Santee Cooper produces another huge alligator

    Three Monks Corner men outlast 13-foot-7-1/2-inch beast
    October 08, 2010 at 11:07am
    Jason Meeks and his hunting party took this 12-foot-9, 740-pound alligator in the 'borrow pit' below Wilson Dam on the Santee Cooper system.

    Santee 'borrow pit' spits out huge gator

    Bishopville hunting buddies strike on Sept. 14
    September 21, 2010 at 11:08am
    Entering its third year of the new alligator draw hunt program, South Carolina hunters now have a new big game quarry to pursue. (Alligator guide Jay Iadonisi (left) and Scott Emery)

    Casting for Gators

    September 14, 2010 at 4:44pm
    Guide Jay Iadonisi (right) and Scott Emery secure a 10-foot alligator after it was harvested. Iadonisi is part of a “cottage industry” of guides and meat processors that has been spawned by the state’s open season.

    Gator Getting

    Take these tips, and you’ll have a leg up on wrapping up a reptile in South Carolina’s third-annual season.
    August 24, 2010 at 2:36pm