South Carolina alligator hunting

South Carolina DNR Alligator site
Lottery page

Application Dates: May 1 through 11:59 p.m. June 15, 2015 Apply Here

Age and residency requirement: 16 or older to apply and may be resident or nonresident

Hunting Season: September 12th - October 10th

Hunting Hours: 24 hours

Legal Methods Of Take:Alligators must be secured and brought to shore or alongside boat before dispatch. No shooting of free swimming or basking alligators is allowed in this program. No rifles are allowed, but handguns and bangsticks are permitted for dispatch. No bait, baited hooks, set hooks, or pole hunting is allowed (see regulations for more information about methods).

South Carolina Alligator Links

2015 Alligator Hunting (PDF - 13.2MB)
2015 SC Alligator Vendor's List (PDF)
Alligator Season CITES Tag Locations (PDF - 2MB)
FAQ's on Alligator Draw Hunts
Lottery Hunt Information for Alligators
Hunting Season Management Units for Alligators
WMA Alligator Hunt Information
2015 Public Alligator Hunting Guide (PDF)
Alligator Skull Cleaning and Preparation (PDF)