Late-Season Migratory Bird Regulations Set

Late-Season Migratory Bird Regulations Set

The S.C. Natural Resources Board, the policy-making body of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), recently approved the 2015-2016 late migratory bird seasons and regulations from a framework set by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The season and bag limit selections must be approved by the Service and published in the Federal Register. […]

Forty-Five Fields Available for Public Dove Hunting 

Forty-Five Fields Available for Public Dove Hunting 

Forty-five public dove fields will be available across the state during the 2015-16 mourning dove season through the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Management Area program. A county-by-county list of public dove fields and special youth hunts is available online or can be obtained by writing: DNR, Attn: Public Dove Fields, PO Box 167, Columbia, […]

Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers Needed!

August 14 – 16 from 8 am – 5:30 pm at Palmetto Shooting Complex The Palmetto Shooting Complex (PSC) will be hosting the Turkey Shoot, a sporting clays championship shooting event, one of the biggest in the country, and we need your help. Edgefield County will see as many as 600 competitors along with their […]

NWTF to Offer Hunter Education Coursre

NWTF to Offer Hunter Education Coursre

The National Wild Turkey Federation is offering a free Hunter Education class on Monday, August 10, 2015 from 8:30 – 4:00 at the Wild Turkey Center in the Federal Conference room. All residents and non-residents born after June 30, 1979, need the hunter education certification and must complete a hunter education course before obtaining a […]

Primitive Weapon Deer Hunts Scheduled this Fall at Thurmond Lake

Primitive Weapon Deer Hunts Scheduled this Fall at Thurmond Lake

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Project Office will host primitive weapon deer hunts at Bussey Point management area, located in Lincoln County, Georgia, from one hour before sunrise until one hour after sundown. The Corps hosts these hunts annually to maintain deer populations within the carrying capacity for the area […]

No Changes to Deer Hunting Laws This Year

No Changes to Deer Hunting Laws This Year

– By Tiffani Ireland – June 25, 2015 – “No changes to deer [laws] this year.” Those were the words of SC State Rep. Bill Hixon when he spoke to The Advertiser, Tuesday, June 23. This comes after the Senate passed a bill earlier this year which would have brought significant changes to deer hunting […]

Hummingbirds Returning to South Carolina

Hummingbirds Returning to South Carolina

June 8, 2015 – Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called “glittering fragments of the rainbow,” are once again darting around flowers and feeders in South Carolina, say state natural resources officials. Hummingbirds are as fascinating to study as they are beautiful to watch. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages South Carolina residents […]