• Deer Hunting

    A mature doe is one of bowhunting’s toughest challenges. Attention to small details led to the author’s success.

    Sweat the small stuff all the time

    Don’t repeat common mistakes made every season by bowhunters
    Yesterday at 9:00am
    The SCDNR has expanded the deer hunting closures in South Carolina's Pee Dee and Waccamaw River regions beginning Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.

    UPDATE: SCDNR expands deer hunting closure areas

    The closures now include more of the Pee Dee drainage system than previously
    September 18 at 4:01pm
    The SCDNR has issued temporary deer hunting closures in portions of the Pee Dee and Waccamaw River drainage systems because of high water due to Hurricane Florence.

    Deer hunting temporarily halted in portions of Pee Dee, Waccamaw areas

    Closures are result of flooding from Hurricane Florence
    September 17 at 5:27pm
    RJ Seiler poses with Christmas, the 8-point Rockingham County buck he killed on Sept. 10, 2018.

    Rockingham County bowhunter kills monster 8 point buck

    Buck weighed 225 pounds, had 140 inch rack
    September 16 at 10:51pm
    Rangefinders are a great tool for bowhunters to remove the variable of guessing the distance of a possible shot.

    The value of a rangefinder

    September 15 at 7:00am
    A small buck feeds languidly at a corn pile; a turkey decoy is just out of the photo to the right.

    Hen decoy can add to archery setup

    September 15 at 7:00am
    The author crossed off every item on his checklist and came away with this nice South Carolina archery buck.

    The five P’s of shooting practice

    September 15 at 7:00am
    Clothing treated with insect repellents is perhaps the best way to avoid bugs and the accompanying seven-day itch.

    Get insects to bug out

    September 15 at 7:00am
    Elijah Evans, a sixth grader from Mebane, NC, killed this massive buck on Sept. 9, 2018 while hunting with his grandfather.

    Mebane youth bowhunter kills trophy 13 point buck

    Buck may become new NC youth bowhunting record
    September 14 at 6:23pm
    Madison Parker of Florence, SC poses with the 11-point buck she killed on Sept. 6, 2018.

    Florence County huntress kills massive 11 point buck

    Buck weighed 195 pounds, rack measures 140 inches
    September 14 at 1:08am
    Matt Atkinson killed this trophy buck shortly after joining a hunt club in Aiken County.

    Aiken County hunter drops trophy 11-point buck

    Buck had multiple 11-inch tines
    September 13 at 12:33pm
    Jacob Shepherd killed this huge trophy buck in Wilkes County on Sept. 10, 2018.

    Wilkesboro bowhunter kills trophy, split tine buck

    Buck was in full velvet
    September 12 at 7:13pm
    Heath Rayfield poses with the 142 1/2-inch double drop tine buck he killed in Chester County

    Chesterfield hunter kills double drop tine trophy buck

    Drop tine buck measures 142 1/2 inches
    September 10 at 1:44pm
    Dylan Martin killed this Rockingham County buck on the first day of North Carolina's 2018 archery season. The non-typical may become the new NC bowhunting state record.

    Stoneville hunter kills 20 point buck in Rockingham County

    Non typical buck may break NC state crossbow nontypical record
    September 10 at 12:03pm
    Cowden Plantation and the SCDNR are teaming up once again to offer deer hunts to veterans in honor of Spc. Thomas Caughman, who was killed in Iraq in 2004.

    Cowden Plantation, SCDNR offering deer hunts for veterans

    Annual hunt is in honor of late Spc. Thomas Caughman
    September 06 at 8:13pm