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Crappie
Upstate Outdoors
February 27, 2020 - 12:04 pm
Slow trolling live minnows is a tactic made famous by the team of Ronnie Capps and Steve Coleman and works anywhere crappie are suspended in deeper water.
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Upstate Outdoors
Upstate Outdoors
February 06, 2020 - 10:01 am
While the smell of most home-made catfish baits border on the rancid side, the garlic chicken, favored by retired catfish guide Capt Mac Byrum, makes you hungry for lunch.
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Long Rod
Upstate Outdoors
January 23, 2020 - 9:34 pm
In this article, Phillip Gentry, host of Upstate Outdoors, teachers how to master the long rod when fishing on a boat that is longer than the angler is.
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The Truth About Wild Hogs
Upstate Outdoors
January 16, 2020 - 10:26 am
The fact that wild hogs, also referred to as feral pigs, are so prevalent across the state is not a matter of coincidence. According the DNR Deer and Turkey Project Coordinator Charles Ruth, who by way of protecting the state’s big game species, has become the state’s leading expert on hogs, feral...
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Upstate Outdoors
Upstate Outdoors
January 09, 2020 - 8:59 am
Although there are still a host of hunting opportunities left during the winter months, the end of deer season brings about thoughts of getting on the water to do some fishing, especially during mild winter days. For many, the boats, fishing tackle, and essential gear has gone unused for several...
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Upstate Outdoors
Upstate Outdoors
December 18, 2019 - 8:26 pm
For outdoorsmen and women, getting stuck somewhere in the wilderness is something you get accustomed to from time to. The thought generally conjures up a four wheel drive vehicle on a muddy back road somewhere. Another kind of stuck can also happen during deer season, especially during the late...
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Upstate Outdoors
Upstate Outdoors
December 11, 2019 - 9:14 pm
The second segment of waterfowl season came in across South Carolina this past week and will run from December 12 until January 31, of next year. The first season lasted the week of Thanksgiving and gave a taste of hunting to both hunters and the ducks. Weather up north is starting to push ducks...
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Sam Slaughter
August 28, 2019 - 1:11 pm
If you’ve seen The Big Lebowksi, then you already know what a White Russian is. If not, never fear – The White Russian is a cocktail (which was based on another cocktail, The Black Russian) that’s been around for decades and is made from only three ingredients. With vodka, coffee liqueur, and cream...
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August 08, 2019 - 3:20 pm
I knew I hit the jackpot when I got a Ssips Iced Tea for lunch when I was a kid. These were my absolute favorite. The mix of almost-iced-tea flavor, lemon, and of course, lots of sugar was just what I needed to get through the doldrums of the school day. Sure, that energy was just a sugar rush, but...
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