Deer of the Year

Two 14-point bucks go down to father-son duo

Father and son duo, Jerry and Carson Lee of Johnsonville, S.C., blasted two 150-inch bucks less than 12 hours apart in the wake of Hurricanes Florence and Michael. The Lees had been watching both 14-pointers for more than a year on their two hunting properties — one in Williamsburg County and the other in Florence County.

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Mackerel

Hide live-bait gear from sharp-eyed Spanish

For anglers to be successful, the target-of-the-day must be kept in the dark from the angler above, yet some fish don’t seem to care or are too involved in feeding to recognize the meal they are getting ready to eat has a razor-sharp hook hanging out.

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Deer of the Year

Florence County huntress kills massive 11 point buck

Madison Parker of Florence, S.C. began sitting in the deer stand with her dad when she was just a baby, so it was fitting that the two were sitting together on Sept. 6 when the 19-year-old killed the biggest deer of her life, an 11-point buck that weighed 195 pounds and had a massive rack that has been rough scored at 140 inches.

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Catfish

Pee Dee River catfish made for floating boats

The Pee Dee River stretches from the Uwharrie Mountains of North Carolina to the South Carolina coast. Along much of its route through North Carolina, the river system is dammed for hydroelectric power, however, after the flow exits Blewett Falls Reservoir northwest of Rockingham, N.C., the river maintains much of the character it had in the days when the Pee Dee tribe relied on it for its livelihood. 

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