Early-Season Migratory Bird Seasons Approved by S.C. Natural Resources Board

Early-Season Migratory Bird Seasons Approved by S.C. Natural Resources Board

The S.C. Natural Resources Board recently approved migratory bird hunting seasons for mourning doves, marsh hens (rails), woodcock, snipe, moorhens, purple gallinules, and early seasons during September for teal and Canada geese. The 2014-2015 seasons must still meet approval by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and be published in the Federal Register in order […]

Santee Cooper to Conduct Aerial Treatments for Invasive Plants in lakes Marion and Moultrie

Santee Cooper to Conduct Aerial Treatments for Invasive Plants in lakes Marion and Moultrie

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – From Aug. 5 through Aug. 15, Santee Cooper will conduct helicopter treatments of Environmental Protection Agency-approved aquatic herbicides in lakes Marion and Moultrie, targeting the invasive aquatic plant crested floating heart. Non-native crested floating heart is an aggressive plant, which is very difficult to control. At present, very few herbicides are […]

Bridge Demolition Debris to Become Fish Attractors at Thurmond Lake

Bridge Demolition Debris to Become Fish Attractors at Thurmond Lake

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Concrete remnants from a bridge demolition project will soon find a new home as fish attractors at the bottom of J. Strom Thurmond Lake. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the Georgia and South Carolina Departments of Natural Resources, the Georgia Department of Transportation, and Scott’s Bridge Company to develop and execute a […]

NWTF Expects Another Great Turnout for Turkey Shoot

NWTF Expects Another Great Turnout for Turkey Shoot

Recreational and experienced sporting clays shooters from across the country are primed for the National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) annual Turkey Shoot at the Meadows National Gun Club in Forsyth, Georgia. The National Sporting Clays Association-sanctioned Mega Blast Shoot that regularly draws more than 500 participants is scheduled for August 15–17. “The Turkey Shoot is […]

Apply Online for Deer Lottery Hunts Through August 15

Apply Online for Deer Lottery Hunts Through August 15

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will open applications for deer lottery hunts on public lands beginning July 1 and ending August 15. Beginning this year applicants will only be able to apply and pay online. Paper applications will no longer be available. Previously accumulated preference points will apply. The waterfowl/quail lottery links will be […]

 Primitive Weapon Deer Hunts Scheduled This Fall at Thurmond Lake

 Primitive Weapon Deer Hunts Scheduled This Fall at Thurmond Lake

CLARKS HILL, S.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Project Office will host primitive weapon deer hunts this fall at the Bussey Point management area, located in Lincoln County, Georgia. The Corps hosts these hunts annually to maintain the deer population within the carrying capacity for the area and to improve the quality of the herd. […]

State Antler Records Down Slightly This Year

State Antler Records Down Slightly This Year

The most recent round of white-tailed deer antler measuring conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources revealed 222 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 […]

1 4 5 6 7 8 20