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

Fort Mill woman to get second kidney from family since 2011

Sarah Nesbit of Fort Mill received a kidney transplant from her daughter in 2011. But she needs another, so her sister will donate a kidney with hopes that Sarah can live a healthier life with her family.
Andrew Dys adys@heraldonline.com
Fort Mill woman to get second kidney from family since 2011 1:08

Fort Mill woman to get second kidney from family since 2011

Winthrop students, faculty 'will make our voices heard' at Women's March on Washington 2:00

Winthrop students, faculty 'will make our voices heard' at Women's March on Washington

Video: Ryan DeLuca and Fort Mill boys' basketball off to a surprising start 1:02

Video: Ryan DeLuca and Fort Mill boys' basketball off to a surprising start

Carowinds begins installing 'Electro-Spin' ride in Fort Mill 1:08

Carowinds begins installing 'Electro-Spin' ride in Fort Mill