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South Carolina a top turkey producer, but not for Thanksgiving dinners

...than $30 million in economic activity.The wild-turkey season runs from April 1 through May 1, but DNR spokesman Brett Witt said these birds are prime Thanksgiving Day fare."As long as it was properly dressed and stored, it should turn out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-21/south-carolina-top-turkey-pro
Accidental gunshot kills SC hunter

...died Sunday evening while hunting near his home just south of Columbia. State Natural Resources Department spokesman Brett Witt says Brakefield apparently was putting his rifle into his vehicle when it went off, shooting him in the chest. Witt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-06/accidental-gunshot-kills-sc-
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...Brakefield of Hopkins died Sunday evening while hunting near his home.State Natural Resources Department spokesman Brett Witt says Brakefield apparently was putting his rifle into his vehicle when it went off, shooting him in the chest. He says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-06/across-region
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SC may outlaw bear hunting tactic

...chaining it. The hunting dogs are then allowed to attack the immobilized bear as a training exercise.DNR spokesman Brett Witt declined to stake a position on Lourie's bill, but said, "The possession of black bears by individuals is not considered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-01/sc-may-outlaw-bear-hunting-t
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Holiday relatively quiet on water

...boating under the influence arrests on state reservoirs. In South Carolina, Department of Natural Resources spokesman Brett Witt said authorities investigated at least one drowning and several boating accidents with no serious injuries. He did not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/06/met_87926.shtml
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...Myrtle Beach reports state officials don't plan to allow dogs or bear baiting to increase the totals for the 2012 hunt.Brett Witt, a spokesman for the state Department of Natural Resources, said organizers had hoped between five and 12 bears would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-12-26/across-region
Hopeful signs for SC sea turtles amid longterm decline

...but the long-term trend points downward."It would appear we are on track to best the 10-year average," said Brett Witt, spokesman for the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.He pointed to the year's preliminary statewide estimate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-08-08/hopeful-signs-sea-turtles-am
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