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SCDNR to host alligator-hunting seminars

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources will conduct a series of three alligator hunting seminars in August for those participating in the public alligator hunt, hunting assistants and other interested persons.

These seminars will cover such topics including alligator capture and handling techniques, rules and regulations, alligator hunting equipment, processing and other helpful information. Each seminar will last approximately two hours.Read More...
July 29, 2011 at 4:00 pm
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Public dove-hunting fields announced, applications due Aug. 12

Forty-three fields available for public dove hunting
Forty-three public dove fields will be available across the state during the 2011-12 season through the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Management Area program.

The mourning dove season will run from Sept. 3-5 (noon until sunset), Sept. 6-Oct. 8, Nov. 19-26 and Dec. 21-Jan. 15. Legal hunting hours for mourning dove season, except for Sept. 3-5, are from 30 minutes before sunrise until sunset. The daily bag limit is 15 birds per day.Read More...
July 28, 2011 at 4:54 pm
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Deadline set for Pee Dee Station Site WMA dove hunt

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and the S.C. Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper) announce a public drawing for the opening day of dove season at the Pee Dee Station Site Wildlife Management Area Public Dove Field in Florence County.

The Sept. 3 drawing is an effort to improve the quality of the hunt and enhance the satisfaction of the participants. A legible application is required to be submitted by 5 p.m. Aug. 12.Read More...
July 15, 2011 at 9:40 am
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Legislators override vetoes of South Carolina Conservation Bank funds

Pushed by a loud outcry from environmentalists, conservationists, and hunters and fishermen from across the state, the South Carolina Senate and House voted to override Gov. Nikki Haley’s vetoes of funding for the S.C. Conservation Bank on June 30.

“This is a great victory for any South Carolinian who loves the outdoors,” South Carolina Camo Coalition coordinator Heather Clarkson said. “The lands bought through the Conservation Bank are preserved for our future generations to hunt, fish, hike, paddle and simply enjoy the beauty of the natural world.Read More...
July 06, 2011 at 11:08 am
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Volunteers needed for summer turkey survey

Volunteers are needed to help determine just how successful the turkey nesting has been, the, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources announced yesterday (June 30).

The agency has conducted the summer turkey survey since 1992 to estimate reproduction and recruitment of wild turkeys in South Carolina.Read More...
July 01, 2011 at 4:01 pm
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Seven-bearded turkey killed in Williamsburg County

Williamsburg County’s wilderness and cropland has produced record-book animals for years, and a special tom turkey continued that trend this spring. On April 12, William Barlow of Florence lured a turkey that sported seven different beards into range of his 12-gauge shotgun.Read More...
April 15, 2011 at 4:25 pm
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S.C. Youth Raccoon Hunting Championship held

The silence of a cool Lowcountry evening was broken recently by the sounds of 38 eager young coon hunters that participated in the 16th annual South Carolina Youth Raccoon Hunting Championship held at the Webb Wildlife Center in Hampton County.Read More...
March 16, 2011 at 10:41 am
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Citadel represents SC in DU's Sweet 16

For the second year in a row the Citadel college chapter of Ducks Unlimited has made it into the DU Sweet 16.Read More...
March 08, 2011 at 8:31 am
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