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.
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 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.
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.
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.