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South Carolina

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Overview

Known For

Good turkey hunting

Terrain

Consists of low mountains, rolling hills, coastal plains, and sea islands

Hunting Seasons

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Season Start Date End Date
Alligator
Coastal Plain
Management Units: Southern Coastal, Middle Coast, Midlands, Pee Dee.
Sep 11, 2021 Oct 9, 2021
Bear
Still Hunt Zone 1
Private land in Game Zone 1. Statewide Limit: 1 bear; no sow with cubs, no bears 100 lbs. or less.
Oct 17, 2021 Oct 23, 2021
Bear
Still Hunt Zone 4
Private land in Game Zone 4 (Georgetown, Horry, Marion, and Williamsburg counties only). Statewide Limit: 1 bear; no sow with cubs, no bears 100 lbs. or less.
Oct 17, 2021 Oct 30, 2021
Bear
Still Hunt Zone 2
Private land only in Spartanburg and portions of Greenville, Oconee, and Pickens counties south of Game Zone 1. Statewide Limit: 1 bear; no sow with cubs,\nno bears 100 lbs. or less.
Oct 17, 2021 Oct 30, 2021
Bear
Party Dog Hunt Zone 1
Private land in Game Zone 1. Statewide Limit: 1 bear; no sow with cubs, no bears 100 lbs. or less.
Oct 24, 2021 Oct 30, 2021
Bobcat
Statewide
No limit.
Nov 25, 2021 Mar 1, 2022
Coyote
Statewide Private Lands
No closed season on private lands. No limit. WMA open to hunting coyote during open hunting seasons.
Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2021
Deer
Zone 4 Archery Private
Private lands in zone 4.
Aug 15, 2021 Aug 31, 2021
Deer
Zone 3 Archery & Gun Private
Private lands in zone 3.
Aug 15, 2021 Jan 1, 2022
Deer
Zone 4 Gun Private
Private lands in zone 4.
Sep 1, 2021 Jan 1, 2022
Deer
Zone 2 Archery Private
Private lands in Zone 2.
Sep 15, 2021 Sep 30, 2021
Deer
Zone 4 WMA Archery
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Sep 15, 2021 Oct 9, 2021
Deer
Zone 2 WMA Archery
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Sep 15, 2021 Sep 30, 2021
Deer
Zone 3 WMA Archery
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Sep 15, 2021 Sep 30, 2021
Deer
Zone 1 WMA Primitive
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Oct 1, 2021 Oct 9, 2021
Deer
Zone 2 Primitive Private
Private lands in Zone 2.
Oct 1, 2021 Oct 10, 2021
Deer
Zone 1 Primitive Private
Private lands in Zone 1.
Oct 1, 2021 Oct 10, 2021
Deer
Zone 4 WMA Primitive
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Oct 1, 2021 Jan 1, 2022
Deer
Zone 3 WMA Gun
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Oct 1, 2021 Jan 1, 2022
Deer
Zone 2 WMA Primitive
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Oct 1, 2021 Oct 9, 2021
Deer
Zone 3 WMA Primitive
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Oct 8, 2021 Nov 22, 2021
Deer
Zone 4 WMA Gun
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Oct 11, 2021 Jan 1, 2022
Deer
Zone 1 Gun Private
Private lands in Zone 1.
Oct 11, 2021 Jan 1, 2022
Deer
Zone 1 WMA Gun 1
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Oct 11, 2021 Oct 16, 2021
Deer
Zone 2 Gun Private
Private lands in Zone 2.
Oct 11, 2021 Jan 1, 2022
Deer
Zone 2 WMA Gun
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Oct 11, 2021 Jan 1, 2022
Deer
Zone 1 WMA Archery
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Oct 12, 2021 Oct 30, 2021
Deer
Zone 1 WMA Gun 2
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Nov 1, 2021 Jan 1, 2022
Deer
WMA Youth Deer Hunt Day
Bag limits and seasons may vary depending on certain WMAs. Please check regulations for further details.
Jan 8, 2022 Jan 8, 2022
Dove
General 1
Bag limit 15 per day. First 3 days of the season, only afternoon hunts allowed.
Sep 4, 2021 Oct 2, 2021
Dove
General 2
Bag limit 15 per day.
Nov 13, 2021 Nov 27, 2021
Dove
General 3
Bag limit 15 per day.
Dec 17, 2021 Jan 31, 2022
Duck
Early Teal
Bag limit 6 per day.
Sep 10, 2021 Sep 25, 2021
Duck
All Ducks 1
Bag limit 6 per day. Limits vary between specific species of ducks. Check regulations for further details.
Nov 20, 2021 Nov 27, 2021
Duck
All Ducks 2
Bag limit 6 per day. Limits vary between specific species of ducks. Check regulations for further details.
Dec 12, 2021 Jan 31, 2022
Fox
Private Land Dogs Only
Private land in all zones.
Mar 2, 2021 Nov 24, 2021
Fox
WMA Dogs Only
WMA in all zones. Night only.
Sep 1, 2021 Nov 24, 2021
Fox
Private Land Guns & Dogs
Private land in all zones. No limit.
Nov 24, 2021 Mar 1, 2022
Fox
WMA Guns & Dogs, night only.
WMA in all zones. Night only. No limit.
Nov 25, 2021 Mar 1, 2022
Goose
Early Canada Geese
Bag limit 15 per day.
Sep 1, 2021 Sep 30, 2021
Goose
All Geese 1
Canada, snow, and white-fronted geese. Canada and white-fronted geese bag limit 5 per day. No more than 2 white-fronted geese. Snow geese bag limit 25 per day.
Nov 20, 2021 Nov 27, 2021
Goose
All Geese 2
Canada, snow, and white-fronted geese. Canada and white-fronted geese bag limit 5 per day. No more than 2 white-fronted geese. Snow geese bag limit 25 per day.
Dec 12, 2021 Jan 31, 2022
Goose
Brant
Dec 13, 2021 Jan 31, 2022
Goose
All Geese 3
Canada, snow, and white-fronted geese. Canada and white-fronted geese bag limit 5 per day. No more than 2 white-fronted geese. Snow geese bag limit 25 per day.
Feb 15, 2022 Mar 1, 2022
Grouse
Game Zone 1
Bag limit 3 per day.
Nov 25, 2021 Mar 1, 2022
Hog
Statewide Private Lands
No closed season on private lands. No limit. WMAs open to hunting coyote during open hunting seasons.
Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2021
Quail Game Type
Private Land Dogs Only
Private land in all zones.
Mar 2, 2021 Nov 21, 2021
Quail Game Type
WMA Dogs Only
WMA in all zones.
Sep 1, 2021 Sep 15, 2021
Quail Game Type
Private Land Guns & Dogs
Private land in all zones. Bag limit 12 per day.
Nov 22, 2021 Mar 1, 2022
Quail Game Type
WMA Guns & Dogs
WMA in all zones. Bag limit 12 per day.
Nov 25, 2021 Mar 1, 2022
Rabbit
Private Land Dogs Only
Private land in all zones.
Mar 2, 2021 Nov 24, 2021
Rabbit
WMA Dogs Only
WMA in all zones.
Sep 1, 2021 Sep 15, 2021
Rabbit
Private Land Guns & Dogs
Private land in all zones. Bag limit 5 per day.
Nov 22, 2021 Mar 1, 2022
Rabbit
WMA Guns & Dogs
WMA in all zones. Bag limit 5 per day.
Nov 25, 2021 Mar 1, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Spring Private 2
Private lands Game Zone 3 and 4. Resident bag limit of 3 gobblers per season, no more than 1 per day.
Mar 22, 2022 Apr 30, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Spring WMA
WMA lands statewide. Resident bag limit of 3 gobblers per season, no more than 1 per day.
Apr 1, 2022 Apr 30, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Spring Private 1
Private lands Game Zone 1 and 2. Resident bag limit of 3 gobblers per season, no more than 1 per day.
Apr 1, 2022 May 10, 2022

Licenses, Permits and Regulations

Hunting licenses, permits and regulations can be purchased on the official web site of South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.

Hunting GPS Maps

South Carolina Hunting Map Layers App Overview Increase success as you layer state forests, wildlife management areas, private property and more over aerial imagery, and topographic basemaps, for the most accurate map on mobile device and desktop. See invisible property lines and seek permission with detailed private and public property boundaries and ownership names. View […]

Game Zones

Hunting Layers

SC Private Lands Preview

SC Private Lands

Over 2,400,000 parcels mapped by the onX team, this layer shows property owners in South Carolina. Tap any parcel to learn more info about the owner and acreage.

SC Gov Lands Preview

SC Gov Lands

onX has the most accurate public lands maps with over 1,900,000 acres in South Carolina to help you plan your next adventure. Tap any public land parcel to learn more.

SC Possible Access Preview

SC Possible Access

onX has mapped 17,000 acres of possible access lands in South Carolina including timber and land conservation groups. Research rules on these private lands before recreating.

SC Game Zones Preview

SC Game Zones

South Carolina Game Zones. Please hunt responsibly, obey all signage and have a safe legal hunt.


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