Volunteers Needed to Participate in the Summer Turkey Survey

Volunteers Needed to Participate in the Summer Turkey Survey

Annually, since 1982, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conducts a Summer Turkey Survey to estimate reproduction and recruitment of wild turkeys in South Carolina. The survey involves agency wildlife biologists, technicians, and conservation officers, as well as many volunteers from other natural resource agencies and the general public. The survey is conducted in July and August […]

Renew Your State Hunting and Fishing License

Renew Your State Hunting and Fishing License

License Sales for 2013-2014 hunting and fishing licenses began on June 17, 2013. You can buy your South Carolina hunting and fishing licenses multiple ways. Licenses are available in person at any of the four regional S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) offices or by visiting one of the 500 license vendors across the state. […]

State Antler Records Remain at High Level This Year

State Antler Records Remain at High Level This Year

The most recent round of white-tailed deer antler measuring conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources revealed 246 new records, including one Boone and Crockett qualifier. Each spring S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Section personnel make a concerted effort to measure deer racks throughout the state, with a major session during the […]

National Survey Will Explore Dove Hunter Opinions

National Survey Will Explore Dove Hunter Opinions

The National Dove Hunter Survey, a cooperative effort by the state fish and wildlife agencies, all four flyway councils, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) will ask dove hunters from across the U.S. to share their experiences and opinions about dove hunting. Topics will include learning about hunter characteristics, time spent hunting, their […]

Corps, Coast Guard to Offer Free Boater’s Safety Inspections June 15

Corps, Coast Guard to Offer Free Boater’s Safety Inspections June 15

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary to provide free boater’s safety inspections at J. Strom Thurmond Lake, June 15 starting at 9:30 a.m. Officials with the Corps and the Coast Guard will perform vessel safety checks at Scotts Ferry boat ramp, located on the South Carolina side of […]

32 1/2 Lbs Catfish Caught on Stevens Creek

32 1/2 Lbs Catfish Caught on Stevens Creek

The King of Cats, Billy Herron, with another Monster Flathead Catfish caught in Stevens Creek. This Cat was 32 ½ lbs. caught over the recent holiday weekend around midnight Saturday night. Billy and Kathleen Herron, a fishing duo who fish Stevens Creek year round, also caught another 100 lbs. of flatheads and blues including one […]

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