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South Carolina

Hunting

Small Game Seasons

All Game Zones

Small Game Seasons — Check individual WMAs for additional restrictions.

Species

Game Zone

Private Land Seasons

WMA Seasons

Limit

Mourning Doves

All Game Zones

Sept. 4-6 (afternoons only)

Sept. 7-Oct. 2, Nov. 13-27, Dec. 17-Jan.31

See Public Dove Field List pg. 82-85.

15 per day

Crow

All Game Zones

Nov. 1-Mar. 1

Nov. 1-Mar. 1

No Limit

Quail

All Game Zones

Mar. 2-Nov. 21, 2021 (dogs only)

Nov. 22-Mar. 1 (guns & dogs)

Mar. 2-Nov. 20, 2022 (dogs only)

Sept. 1-15 (dogs only)

Nov. 22-Mar. 1 (guns & dogs)

12 per day

Rabbit

All Game Zones

Mar. 2-Nov. 24, 2021 (dogs only)

Nov. 25-Mar. 1 (guns & dogs)

Mar. 2-Nov. 23, 2022 (dogs only)

Sept. 1-15 (dogs only)

Nov. 25-Mar. 1 (guns & dogs)

5 per day

Squirrel-gray & fox

All Game Zones

Mar. 2-Sept. 30, 2021 (dogs only)

Oct. 1-Mar. 1 (guns & dogs)

Mar. 2-Sept. 30, 2022 (dogs only)

Sept. 1-15 (dogs only)

Oct. 1-Mar. 1 (guns & dogs)

10 per day

Fox

All Game Zones

Mar. 2-Nov. 24, 2021 (dogs only)

Nov. 25-Mar. 1 (guns & dogs)

Mar. 2-Nov. 23, 2022 (dogs only)

Sept. 1-Nov. 24

(dogs only, night only)

Nov. 25-Mar. 1 (guns & dogs, night only)

No Limit

Beaver

All Game Zones

Year-round

Oct. 1-Mar. 1

No Limit

Other Furbearers (Bobcat, Otter, Mink, Muskrat, Skunk, Weasel)

All Game Zones

Nov. 25-Mar. 1

Nov. 25-Mar. 1

No Limit

Grouse

Game Zone 1 only

Nov. 25-Mar. 1

Nov. 25-Mar. 1

3 per day

Raccoon & Opossum

All Game Zones

Mar. 16-Sept. 14, 2021 (dogs only)

Sept. 15-Mar. 15 (guns & dogs)

Mar. 16-Sept. 14, 2022 (dogs only)

Sept. 1-14 (dogs only, night only)

Sept. 15-Mar. 1 (guns & dogs, night only)

3 per party, per day

No limit for opossum

Statewide

Youth Days on Private Land

Species

Game Zone

date

Limit

Raccoon

All Game Zones

Sept. 11, 2021

3 per party per day

Squirrel

All Game Zones

Sept. 25, 2021

10 per day

Quail

All Game Zones

Nov. 20, 2021

12 per day

Rabbit

All Game Zones

Mar. 5, 2022

5 per day