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June 17, 2017

Top stories from Carolina Sportsman Magazine

Top stories from Carolina Sportsman

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June, 2017
There's always something happening in the outdoors, and CarolinaSportsman.com allows you to keep up with news as it happens. Here are the top stories from the past two weeks, so click the links and get caught up.

Fuel accidentally pumped into rod holder leads to explosion

Three people were injured when a boat exploded last week in North Carolina after 28 gallons of fuel were inadvertently pumped into a fishing rod holder instead of the gas tank, according to media reports.

South Carolina's new flounder laws take effect July 1

For the rest of this month, anglers fishing for flounder in South Carolina’s waters can continue following the current regulations which allow them to take 15 flounder per day, all of which must be at least 14 inches long. But on July 1, the new regulations will lessen their daily catch limit to 10 flounder, all of which must be at least 15 inches in length.

How many deer can South Carolina hunters legally kill under new law?

The 2017 South Carolina deer hunting season is going to be much different than past seasons for hunters in the Palmetto State. One of the biggest changes we will see is that every single deer killed in South Carolina will have to be tagged. While this has been common practice in most states for decades, it’s not been the case in South Carolina.

Youth angler catches 5-pound brown trout in Ashe County

This time of year, it’s common to let our attention go to the beaches of the Carolinas for fishing offshore, nearshore, and inshore. The fishing is great for many different species along the coast, but we shouldn’t overlook the trout fishing that we have in the western part of both states.

Morehead City boat catches $467,500 prize at Big Rock Tournament

Run-Off ran off with $467,500 Monday when the Morehead City-based charter boat landed a 533.8-pounder to grab the inaugural lead of the 59th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament.