South Carolina Hunting News

Nuisance Alligators Responsibility of Property Owners in South Carolina
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Alligator Management Program issues permits for the removal and disposition of nuisance alligators to property owners, property owners associations, property holding companies and local governments or their agents.
South Carolina DNR Purchase Land in York County
The Herb Kirsh Wildlife Conservation Area was dedicated in a special public ceremony on Friday, May 4, 2007, in York County. The Kirsh tract is York's sixth such preserve and managed by the S.C. DNR.
South Carolina Antler Scoring Sessions in March
Antlers will abound throughout the Palmetto State as the search for new state record deer antlers gets underway during the S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ annual series of scoring sessions.
South Carolina Adult-Youth Turkey Hunting
Turkey hunters will get the chance to introduce youths to the grand sport of wild turkey hunting during adult-youth turkey drawing hunts sponsored in April by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. The deadline to apply for these hunts is Monday, March 2.
South Carolina Youth Hunting Opportunities
Youth hunting opportunities with the Take One Make One mentoring program are open at Samworth Wildlife Management Area and Santee Coastal Reserve, areas within 15 miles of Georgetown.
South Carolina Shooting Sports Field Day
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources and the South Carolina 4–H program will be conducting an introduction to shooting sports field day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Palachucola Shooting Range adjacent to the Webb Wildlife Center near Garnett.
South Carolina Offers Mobility Impaired Hunting Opportunities
Mr. Danny Cain from Waterloo fell from a tree stand while deer hunting in 1985, and broke his back. He has been in a wheelchair permanently since that time, but his interest and love for deer hunting has remained strong.
South Carolina Wild Turkey Summer Reproduction Poor
Based on a South Carolina Department of Natural Resources survey, reproduction by wild turkeys was poor for the second year in a row, according to a state wildlife biologist.
South Carolina Deer Hunters Want Limits on Bucks
Results of a series of pubic meetings hosted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources last winter indicate significant support among deer hunters for a statewide limit on antlered bucks in South Carolina.
S. Carolina Reminds Hunters Venison Not Only Source of Toxoplasmosis
Toxoplasmosis, a one-celled parasite found in many meats, can occur in South Carolina deer, but venison is not the only source of the disease, says a S.C. Department of Natural Resources deer biologist.