South Carolina Hunting News

South Carolina Archery Deer and Hog Hunts Offered
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is offering a new series of archery hunts for deer and hogs during October on Samworth and Santee-Delta Wildlife Management Areas in Georgetown County.
South Carolina Archery Deer Hunting Opportunities
Numerous opportunities are available along the coast for the archer looking to harvest a deer this fall. According to Sam Chappelear, regional wildlife coordinator at Fort Johnson on James Island, bowhunters will have ample opportunity to hunt about 383,000 acres ...
Hunt Schedules for Woodbury Wildlife Area in South Carolina
The hunt schedules for Woodbury Wildlife Management Area in lower Marion County have been announced by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.
South Carolina Deer Hunts for Mobility Impaired Hunters
Mobility impaired hunters will again be treated to a unique opportunity to attend a special deer hunt this year on 21 private tracts of land in Laurens, Newberry, Spartanburg and Union counties.
Youth Deer Hunts to be Held This Fall
A series of youth deer hunts conducted jointly by Santee Cooper and the S.C. Department of Natural Resources will be continued this fall.
Deer Hunter Survey Results
Results of the 2005 Deer Hunter Survey conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources indicate that the statewide harvest of deer last season totaled 244,045 down a modest 2.9 percent from 2004.
Bear Hunters Clean Up Jocassee
The South Carolina Bear Hunters' Association recently spent a day picking up trash over a large portion of Jocassee Gorges, and constructed a rock bench at the scenic overlook at Laurel Fork Mountain.
Antler Scoring Sessions Reveal Many New Records
The most recent round of white-tailed deer antler scoring conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources revealed 136 new records including two potential Boone and Crockett records.
DNR Purchases 8,560 Acres in Marion County
The Marsh Furniture Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area (WMA) was dedicated in a special public ceremony on Friday, April 7, 2006, in Marion County. The Marsh tract is Marion’s second such preserve, owned and managed by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in addition to the Little Pee Dee Heritage Preserve.
Governor Signs $32 Million Conservation Bond Act to Protect 39,000 Acres
A groundbreaking new conservation deal has ensured that nearly 39,000 acres of working forestland, recreation lands and wildlife habitat in South Carolina will be protected.