Joey Holleman of The State newspaper wrote a very nice piece on the damage caused by feral pigs in South Carolina and the crack down on illegal transportation of wild hogs. My favorite line from the article, one that would raise eyebrows among many of the Lowcountry hunters I know, is:
If there are 100 wild hogs on a tract of land, hunters would need to kill 80 of them each year to keep the population from growing, according to one study.
A huge contingent of Lowcountry duck hunters enjoyed a big time up on the Santee Delta last weekend during a Wounded Warriors duck hunt. The massive, two-day event was put on by the Georgetown Ducks Unlimited Chapter, the Wounded Warrior … Continue reading →
Went out a few weeks ago to give Willtown Bluff and the ACE Basin a try. Bluebird morning, bagged only one woodie. Wonderful morning, though, and we had a few commit to our spread. Missed a few and had some … Continue reading →
I love history, great restaurants and Southern charm as much as the next guy. But that’s not why I live in Charleston.
I live here because I love the sight, smell and sound of the saltwater marsh. I love sitting in a tree stand while the piney woods come alive at first light and wading through flooded timber to our favorite wood duck hole. I love the harmonics of twin outboard motors running at 5,000 rpms and the sound a reel makes when a big fish ends a slow day of fishing. Continue reading “Charleston hunting and fishing” »