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License Requirements

We have separated license/permit requirements by species hunted:

DEER

  • ALL deer hunters need a big game permit for 1 day of hunting or for the entire season. 
  • Non-resident big game permits are $100 and are valid for 1 year from the date of purchase. 
  • In addition to the big game permit, non-residents will also need a small game hunting license which is valid for three (3) consecutive days ($40), ten (10) consecutive days ($75), or the entire season ($125).  The annual license is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.
  • Antlerless (doe) tags will be provided, so there is no need to purchase additional tags.  Non-residents may purchase up to four (4) antlered deer tags.  Two (2) of these have no antler restrictions and two (2) of these have antler restrictions (4 points on one antler or 12" minimum inside spread).  The cost is $50 for the 1st antlered tag and $20 for each additional tag.  PLEASE ORDER TWO (2) ANTLERED TAGS WHEN PURCHASING BIG GAME PERMIT AND HUNTING LICENSE.

 

TURKEY

  • ALL turkey hunters need a big game permit for 1 day of hunting or for the entire season
  • Non-resident big game permits are $100 and are valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.
  • In addition to the big game permit, non-residents will also need a small game hunting license which is valid for three (3) consecutive days ($40), ten (10) consecutive days ($75), or the entire season ($125).  The annual license is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.
  • Turkey tags are required for all turkey hunters, including youth hunters (under age 16), and should be ordered with your license.  The turkey tags will be mailed to you in the spring.  Please don't forget to bring them as only one set of tags can be issued per hunter.  

 

HOG

  • A big game permit is NOT necessary for hog hunting in South Carolina.
  • Hog hunters only need a small game hunting license which is valid for three (3) consecutive days ($40), ten (10) consecutive days ($75), or the entire season ($125).  The annual license is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.
  • Please refer to the options above for duration and fees.

 

ALLIGATOR

  • A big game permit is NOT necessary for alligator hunting in South Carolina. 
  • Resident and non-resident alligator hunters need a small game hunting license for the duration of their hunt.
  • ALL participating non-resident hunters also need an additional $200 alligator hunting license. 
  • If you were drawn for an alligator tag, please remember to bring the tag and permit.  They will need to be in your possession while we are hunting. 
  • We will provide the private lands tag and permit.

 

HUNTER EDUCATION

  • All resident and nonresident hunters born after June 30, 1979 must have successfully completed a hunter education program and provide their hunter education certificate and ID #.  

 

 

The most convenient way to purchase a license is online at www.dnr.state.sc.us or by phone at (866) 714-3611.  If you have any questions about the required license(s) and/or permit(s) for your hunt, please don't hesitate to call us at 803-584-7363 or e-mail redblufflodge@wildblue.net

Red Bluff Lodge

130 Boone Trail Allendale, SC 29810
Office: 803.584.7363 / Mobile: 803.300.1179
www.redblufflodge.com

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