Pelzer’s Jeffrey Cape was just one of the lucky hunters who bagged trophies this year. Check out the Deer of the Year feature for all the details. But don’t forget this month marks the beginning of great bass fishing.
If you are a fisherman or hunter in North Carolina, it must seem like the hits just keep on coming. I hate to say it, but I’m going to go ahead and start covering up in anticipation of the next punch.
When February rolls around in South Carolina’s tidal marshes, the pressure is on for redfish. With groceries scarce and hundreds of anglers ready to rip some lips, they become easy targets for those using the correct tactics. But the typical low-tide approach may not always be the best opportunity during the dead of winter.
I was surprised to be fishing so close to the docks and in such shallow water. It was February; big bass were supposed to be suspended in deep water, barely moving, let alone feeding. But bass pro Hank Cherry of Maiden had other ideas.
Running through the Basin and Second Bay to the creeks beyond Buzzard Bay, Christian Wolfe of Seahawk Inshore Charters weaved his bay boat around submerged mud and oyster rocks and through marsh islands like there were highway markers and a dotted center-line.
Hog hunting is a very popular sport in South Carolina and one that hunters can enjoy throughout the year, around the clock within certain parameters.
But there are hunters who hunt hogs — and then there are hog hunters.