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Hunting

Hog Hunting Seasons for WMAs & Heritage Preserves

Feral hog hunting on WMAs is permitted during any open season for game unless otherwise restricted (see specific WMAs). On WMA lands, weapons used to hunt hogs are limited to the weapons that are allowed for the current open season on each WMA. A hunting license and a WMA permit are required and hunters are required to wear a hat, coat or vest of solid international orange color while hunting. Hogs may not be transported alive. Hogs may not be hunted at night. On Special Hog Still Gun Hunts, weapons may include archery, crossbows, centerfire rifles, muzzleloading rifles, centerfire handguns and shotguns with slugs only except as specified for certain WMAs. For Special Hog Hunts with Dogs, no still or stalk hunting and only handguns permitted.

Game Zn

Area

County

Special Still Hunting

Special Hunts with Dogs

1

WMAs ~ Greenville, Oconee, Pickens (portions of Greenville, Oconee, and Pickens north of Game Zone 2 line)

Jan. 3-10, Mar. 21-28

2

WMAs ~ Abbeville, Anderson, Chester, Cherokee, Edgefield, Greenwood, Lancaster, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry, York, (portions of Greenville, Oconee, and Pickens south of Game Zone 1 line) except Keowee & Fants Grove WMAs

Jan. 3-10, Mar. 21-28

3

Bear Island

Colleton

Mar. 3-5

Crackerneck

Aiken

Jan. 7 - Feb. 25 (Fri. only)

Donnelley

Colleton

Mar. 3-5

Francis Marion Nat. Forest—All WMAs

Berkeley

Mar. 7-12

Mar. 21-26, May 16-21

Hamilton Ridge

Hampton

Aug. 26-28, Mar. 3-5, May 12-14, June 23-25, July 28-30

Palachucola

Hampton, Jasper

Aug. 26-28, Mar. 3-5, May 12-14, June 23-25, July 28-30

Santee Coastal Reserve

Charleston, Georgetown

Mar. 14-19

Webb

Hampton

Aug. 26-28 Mar. 3-5, May 12-14, June 3-25, July 28-30

Yawkey

Georgetown

Periodic announced hunts

4

Great Pee Dee

Darlington

Mar. 7-12

Mar. 21-26, May 16-21

Hickory Top

Clarendon

Mar. 14-19

Little Pee Dee River Comp.

Marion

Mar. 7-12

Mar. 14-19

Manchester SF

Sumter

Mar. 14-19

Marsh

Marion

Mar. 7-12

Mar. 21-26, May 16-21

Samworth

Georgetown

Mar. 14-19

Santee Dam

Clarendon

Mar. 14-19

Santee Delta

Georgetown

Mar. 14-19

Waccamaw River

Horry

Mar. 7-12

Mar. 14-19

Wee Tee

Williamsburg, Georgetown

Mar. 7-12

Mar. 14-19

Woodbury

Marion

Mar. 7-12

Mar. 21-26, May 16-21