Category: The Adventures Of LCJ

Columns by Lawrence Cooper Jordan, Jr.

River Of Cats

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I spent one summer working at the Herald Office Distribution Center and did a lot of different jobs from week to week. I spent a few weeks as a delivery driver and started riding with Dwayne Martin, who showed me how to handle deliveries. It did not take long for me to find out that he was a fisherman and lucky for me, he was happy to share a few secrets.

Boy Scouts On The Art Loeb Trail

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The Art Loeb Trail stretches 30 miles across the Pisgah National Forest and into the Shining Rock Wilderness area. Much of the trail follows a bold ridge including many of the highest peaks in the area, regularly reaching altitudes of over 6,000 feet.

Lucky Strikes: Round Three

The Midland Striper Club hosts a tournament on Lake Murray taking place on the 3rd Saturday of each month. The overall winner is named “Team of the Year.”

The Night On Wilburn Ridge

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Dillon’s Boy Scout Troop 761 planned a hike one weekend in March ’09. The plan was to hike the Grayson Highlands National Forest along the Appalachian Trail.

The Chattooga River

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We have all experienced days that become lifetime memories, and waking up in a tent knowing that the day’s journey will be one to remember is an exciting feeling.

Lucky Strikes: Round One

The Striper become one of my favorite fish species to target. The aggressive strike will knock the paint off of a lure, and the deceiving fight is always greater than the fish’s actual size.

The Day Dad Lost His Personality

Most duck hunters would agree that earning their first duck is a milestone, and it takes a few hunting attempts before they could get the hang of leading the bird to compensate for it’s speed.

Fire Roasted Duck

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It was not long before Christmas, when Matt Jordan and I decided to float the Little Pee Dee for an overnight duck hunt.

Diving For Redemption

Several years ago, while Garrett Freel and I were in college enjoying our Christmas break.  We decided to meet for a morning paddle on the Little Pee Dee, and of course, jump-shoot some wood ducks along the way.

Troop 761 Taking It To The Reds

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October’s Boy Scout camping trip takes Troop 761 to the banks of South Island in Georgetown, in search of the giant bull red fish.