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About hunting in South Carolina
South Carolina natives refer to their coastal region as the “Low Country” and the other two regions of the state, the central Piedmont and the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west, as “Up Country.” The coastal region contains salt marshes, estuaries, and bays, many of which hold good populations of waterfowl. Much of the Piedmont region is forested, and the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains soar as high as 3,560 feet. South Carolina has a population of some 730,000 white-tailed deer. Although the state is not known for large-antlered deer, it tends to receive less hunting pressure than many other states in the South, and it has long seasons and generous bag limits. Parts of the state are open for archery and firearm hunting beginning in mid-August, which means it’s one of the few states where rifle hunters have a good chance of taking a buck in the velvet. Most hunting is done from stands, but South Carolina allows deer to be hunted with dogs in some areas. South Carolina was one of the original release points of feral hogs in the United States, when Spanish explorers released them in the coastal region in the 1500s. In the early 1900s, Eurasian wild boars were also released into the mountainous regions of the state. Wild hogs have spread and an estimated population of 150,000 can be found throughout most areas of South Carolina. Wild hogs are not protected in South Carolina and there is no closed season or bag limit on private land. As many as 35,000 pigs are taken by hunters in some years. South Carolina has huntable black bear populations in two regions, the mountains and upper piedmont, and in the coastal plain. Depending on the season, bears are hunted with and without dogs. Alligators may be hunted in South Carolina and tags are available through an annual drawing. With a generous bag limit of three gobblers per season, South Carolina is also an excellent destination for hunting Eastern wild turkeys. Hunters must wear blaze orange when hunting deer on public land in South Carolina. For more information on South Carolina hunting regulations, see http://www.dnr.sc.gov/hunting.html.
Guided Turkey/Day Hog Combination Hunt United States
Guests are fully guided and may harvest 1 gobbler per day with a maximum of 2 per season. Only one gobbler may be harvested in March. We hunt free ranging wild hogs on two miles of pristine bottomland along the Savannah River. Day hunters may harvest 2 hogs per day, 1 on the morning hunt and 1 on the afternoon hunt.
Trip duration: 1 - 5 days
Hunting season: 22 Mar 2022 30 Apr 2022
Night Hog Hunt United States
We offer our free range night hog hunts on two miles of pristine bottomland along the Savannah River. The hunt is primarily done from a stand, but some limited stalking opportunities are available. ALL necessary night hunting equipment is provided free of charge. Night hunts have a minimum 2 night booking and allow the hunter to harvest 1 hog per night. Our night hunters average 1 shot per night!
Trip duration: 2 - 5 days
Hunting season: 27 Dec 2019 26 Dec 2021
Alligator Hunt-Public Land United States
Very few people get the opportunity to hunt the American alligator the way we do. Come join us as we float down the rivers of South Carolina's lowcountry. Hunters may combine deer and hog hunting with your alligator hunt.
Trip duration: 1 - 4 days
Hunting season: 27 Dec 2020 10 Oct 2021
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