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    Dove season begins the rites of autumn for sportsmen

    Dove season, which begins Labor Day, is “Christmas in September” for outdoorsman

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    Jim Casada: Remembering Dave Angel Sr.: Sportsman, solid citizen and friend

    For the past decade or so, a weekly phone call had become a most welcome part of my life. I would answer the phone and an enthusiastic, resounding voice on the other end would say: “Dave Angel here.” Ten to 15 minutes of delightful conversation, mostly revolving around shared memories...

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    The paddling outdoorsman

    Almost a century ago South Carolina sportsman and writer Archibald Rutledge’s “Paddling them Up, ” described a day’s duck hunting on the Santee River with one of the incomparable outdoorsmen he often referred to as “my black henchmen.”

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    Cures for the mollygrubs

    Fishing, reading a fine way to cure the summertime blues

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    Teaching the joys of fishing

    Every day is a fine day to introduce youngsters to fishing.

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    Beating the winter-time blues

    Whether described as cabin fever, winter time blues, the blahs or, as my grandfather put it in his pithy way, 'miseries,' this time of year can be frustrating for those who love the outdoors.

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    Getting ready for dove season

    That glad and glorious day so beloved by hunters, the opening of dove season, lies just under a month away. This year finds one noteworthy change from practices which have prevailed for years. Rather than a daily limit of 12 birds, hunters will be allowed a limit of 15 doves.

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    State residents can fish for free June 10-11\

    National Fishing and Boat Week is being celebrated this year from June 3 through June 11, and South Carolina, like most other states, has set aside a time when all state residents can fish without a license. The two days are June 10-11.

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    All in for creamy crappie dip

    As each day lengthens and the sun's power strengthens, warming waters trigger the spawning urge in crappie. They gradually move from their wintertime holding patterns in deep water into shallows where they lay their eggs.

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    Making complete use of your turkey

    Another approach with the dark meat is taking a skinned and breasted carcass, with the legs, thighs and wings still intact, and placing it in a large stew pot. Cook until the meat comes away from the bones easily. The result is a meaty, first-rate stock for use in soups, wild turkey bog or similar...

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