Jim Casada

Jim Casada

National efforts can help bobwhites

A previous column covered some of the problems quail face, and noted how populations of this saucy little patrician have plummeted. Things are so bad that simply hearing a mating whistle in the spring, or flushing a wild covey in the winter, is reason to celebrate. That’s quite a change from a sound that was once an integral part of the rural landscape.

Jim Casada

Properly preparing venison treats for prime eats

It’s that wonderful time of the year when the whitetail rut is at hand. Many hunters already have venison in the freezer and tasty stews, soups, roasts, and countless other delights featuring deer meat are in the offing. Properly handled and prepared, venison is a wonderful and wonderfully healthy meat.

Jim Casada

Outdoor pastimes for a Carolina summer

While the official start of summer is weeks away, the wilting heat, withering humidity and occasional afternoon thunderstorm are upon us. It doesn’t mean staying indoors as there are plenty of activities to keep you outside for a Carolina summer.

Jim Casada

In bed with the bream

After a busy turkey season, it’s time for a more relaxing outdoor sport – fishing for bream. It’s the most predictable and relaxed type of hunting or fishing to be found.

Videos

This puppy survived being hogtied, and thrown from a car window

Olivia the puppy was found tied up in a plastic bag after being thrown from a car window in Richland County. This is her story.
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This puppy survived being hogtied, and thrown from a car window 4:15

This puppy survived being hogtied, and thrown from a car window

Rock Hill Christian school students learn about real-world living 1:41

Rock Hill Christian school students learn about real-world living

Video: Hunter Sadlon will have a special fan at Winthrop Coliseum for Thursday's Senior Night 1:24

Video: Hunter Sadlon will have a special fan at Winthrop Coliseum for Thursday's Senior Night

Video: Northwestern Trojans' Dom Wren discusses this weekend's Bryan Ostrower Soccer Showcase 0:59

Video: Northwestern Trojans' Dom Wren discusses this weekend's Bryan Ostrower Soccer Showcase