You will need the deer tag identification number and county of kill as part of the reporting process. Hunters may not enter the WMA prior to 5: No Fox Squirrel Hunting. AM only during federal waterfowl season. No hog hunting with dogs. The restriction is the buck must have 4 points on one antler or a minimum inch inside spread. A total of 4 antlerless deer may be harvested in Game Zone 1. For youth 17 years old and younger.
Antlerless limit in Game Zone 3 and 4 is a total of the 8 date specific antlerless tags issued with the Big Game Permit and the number of individual antlerless deer tags the hunter chooses to purchase. It is unlawful to hunt deer with a firearm within three hundred yards of a residence when less than ten feet above the ground without permission of the owner and occupant. Adult may guide, however, only the youth may take or attempt to take. WMA seasons and limits. No license or tag requirements for youth. Tags will not be mailed until early August. Data cards required for all hunter access. Nonresidents – 2 per day, 4 total all seasons and methods combined.
Tags are valid in Game Zones 2, 3, and 4 beginning Sept. The statewide limit on antlered bucks using personal deer tags is 5 for residents and 4 for nonresidents.
With the new tagging program zohe may choose to simply leave or replace the tag on the carcass which serves the same purpose. If you have just purchased a Hunting License and Big Game Permit, or have just requested or purchased deer tags and want to deer hunt immediately, a temporary set of deer tags can be downloaded and printed by accessing the Deef Privileges Portal on the SCDNR website at https: Daily limit of 2 for antlered bucks or antlerless deer using personal tags for residents and non-residents.
Game Zone 2 WMAs Only
Completed data cards must be returned daily upon leaving. Antlerless limit in Game Zone 3 and 4 is a total of the 8 date specific antlerless tags issued with the Big Game Permit and the number of individual antlerless deer tags the hunter chooses to purchase.
Only Small Game no fox squirrels Nov.
Raccoon and Opossum hunting allowed at night. In order to protect against the spread of CWD into SC, the following regulations are in place – No person may import or deeer a whole cervid carcass or carcass part from an infected state except the following may be imported: Limits listed include deer taken on private and WMA lands. No fox squirrel hunting.
Buck quotas are based on the average number of acres per buck harvested as reported by program participants in the county in recent years. Nonresidents – 2 per day, 4 total all seasons and methods combined. Antlerless deer may not be possessed, hunted, shot or in any way killed except during special seasons or by special permit This program is generally better suited for landowners or lessees with large acreages.
During archery-only or primitive weapons seasons resident archery hunters may use any of the date specific tags issued to them to tag an anterless deer on any day provided that the archery notation and actual date of kill is validated on the tag as prescribed by SCDNR.
Allow days for tags to arrive in the mail for online and telephone orders. Antlerless ozne limit is two deer per day, unless otherwise specified.
August 11, Antlered deer only, limit 1. For youth 17 years old and younger. The base set of resident tags consist of the following: Hog Hunts with dogs Jan. Under the DQP, a quota of antlerless deer tags is issued to a particular tract of land based on criteria including; density of the local deer population, condition of the local deer population, the size of scdnnr tract of land, presence of agriculture or agricultural damage, and the zoone deer management objectives of the owner.
SCDNR – Game Zone 2
Hunters may not enter the WMA prior to 5: In Game Zones 2, 3, and 4 tags are valid beginning Sept. Each antlerless tag is only valid on one specific day and cannot be used on any other day. Legal hunting time for deer is the time between one hour before official sunrise until one hour after official sunset It is unlawful to hunt, shoot or in any way kill deer from a motorboat, raft or any other water conveyance, or to molest a deer while any part of the deer is in scdjr All visitors must sign in and out at kiosks.
Tags do not alter the use of weapons during special weapons seasons. All harvested deer in South Carolina are required to be tagged at the point of kill. Dove hunting allowed on designated Dove Fields.
Game Zone 2
AM only during federal waterfowl season. January 5, Either-sex, limit 2. Daily limit of 2 for antlered bucks or antlerless deer using personal tags for residents and nonresidents.
Utilization of DQP antlerless tags is subject to the following restrictions. Use of tags does not change the type of weapon allowed during specific seasons.