South Carolina Hunting News

South Carolina North Island Hog Hunts
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources will continue efforts to remove and eliminate feral hogs from North Island in Georgetown County by scheduling four hog hunts with dogs.
South Carolina DNR Hunting Survey
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is researching the possibility of making changes to South Carolina's recreational hunting and fishing licenses.
South Carolina Turkey Reproduction Down
After increasing slightly in 2008, reproduction by wild turkeys decreased once again in 2009 based on a S.C. Department of Natural Resources survey.
3 New Shooting Ranges in South Carolina
The National Rifle Association recently presented a $75,000 check to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources for the construction of three shooting ranges in the state.
Senators Fight Ban of Traditional Ammo in National Parks
A letter signed by numerous United States senators to Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar raising important questions about actions by the National Park Service (NPS) to ban the use of traditional ammunition in parks . . .
South Carolina DNR Offers Youth Hunts
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources will conduct three youth deer hunts at Belfast Wildlife Management Area in Newberry County. The youth deer hunts are scheduled on Oct. 17, 24 and Nov. 14. Ten youth will participate in each hunt.
South Carolina WMA Hunters Must Check Deer
Deer hunters on state Wildlife Management Area lands in Berkeley, Dorchester, and Charleston counties, including the Francis Marion National Forest, must check in all harvested deer at the nearest check station.
South Carolina Coastal Deer Hunts Apps Due Aug 7
Several draw deer hunting opportunities exist throughout the Lowcountry, but do not let the deadline for applications slip up on you. Draw hunts for still deer hunting occur on the following coastal Wildlife Management Areas: Bear Island, Bonneau Ferry, Donnelley, Hamilton Ridge, Palachucola, Webb, and Botany Bay Plantation.
South Carolina Alligator Deadline June 15th
The deadline to apply for the public alligator season this year is fast approaching. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources will accept online applications for this year's public alligator season until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, June 15.
South Carolina DNR Cracks Case Involving Illegally Imported Deer
A three year investigation by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service involving the illegal importation of white-tailed deer into South Carolina has lead to the indictment of individuals in multiple states.