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Statewide Deer harvest Decreases Slightly in 2012

Statewide Deer harvest Decreases Slightly in 2012

Results of the 2012 Deer Hunter Survey conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources indicate that the statewide harvest of deer last season totaled 217,854, a decrease of 4…

2013 Public Alligator Hunting, Special WMA Season Applications Available Online May 1

2013 Public Alligator Hunting, Special WMA Season Applications Available Online May 1

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will begin accepting online applications for the 2013 Public Alligator Hunting season and the Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Alligator Hunting Season at www.dnr.sc.gov/wildlife/alligator/index.html. More…

DNR Graduates 14 from Criminal Justice Academy

DNR Graduates 14 from Criminal Justice Academy

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Newly minted officers from the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) graduated on April 19 from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy for its Basic Law Enforcement…

Aiken County Wildlife Area Opens to the Public Saturdays in May

Aiken County Wildlife Area Opens to the Public Saturdays in May

Aiken County’s Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area and Ecological Reserve will be open to the public on Saturdays during the month of May (4, 11, 18 and 25). Crackerneck Wildlife Management…

SC, GA DNR’s, Army Corps Team Up for Lake Thurmond Striper Study

SC, GA DNR’s, Army Corps Team Up for Lake Thurmond Striper Study

The S.C Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and US Army Corps of Engineers are conducting a study of striped bass (rockfish) in Thurmond Reservoir (Clark…

Fewer Places to Get Hunting and Fishing Licenses

Fewer Places to Get Hunting and Fishing Licenses

With the computerization of the process for obtaining hunting and fishing licenses and the minimal profit margin made on these sales, many places in the county where one once could…

SC Fresh Water Fishing Report

SC Fresh Water Fishing Report

The following information is provided from SCDNR – courtesy www.SCFishingReport.com. Check the site for recent updates and detailed reports. DHEC Fish Consumption Advisories: www.scdhec.gov/environment/water/fish. Freshwater Report Mountains Area Lake Jocassee Trout: Fair…

Successful Fall Dove Hunt Depends on Planning, Preparing Fields Now

Successful Fall Dove Hunt Depends on Planning, Preparing Fields Now

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Now is the time to begin the planning and preparation of fields to attract doves during the upcoming season. The mourning dove is one of the most…

Q&A with SCDNR

Q&A with SCDNR

South Carolina’s turkey season is almost here. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources representatives will be at Turkey Shoppe on Main Friday, March 29 from 4-6 p.m. to answer questions…

Habitat Buffers are Beneficial to Wildlife Around Farms

Habitat Buffers are Beneficial to Wildlife Around Farms

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Brushy ditch banks and weedy field borders may not be attractive to some people, but many of South Carolina’s favored farm wildlife and game species depend on…