Public Lottery Hunts - Applications

Public Lottery Hunts for Wildlife Management Areas

Please Note:

SCDNR is using an online application system for public hunts that are conducted on a lottery basis. Applications for hunts are entered under the heading “LOTTERY HUNTS” using the internet site. Be sure to have your DNR Customer ID number ready when preparing to apply. Your Customer ID number can be found on any hunting or fishing license issued by the department. Deadline to apply for deer lottery is August 21, 2015.

If you are an existing customer, do not create a new account. By doing so you will not receive credit for previously accumulated preference points. If you have questions or need any assistance, contact Patty Castine at 803-734-3609 or castinep@dnr.sc.gov.

Apply for Lottery Hunt

Oak Lea WMA Lottery Hunt

Deadline to submit application is August 31, 2015.

2015 Deer Lottery Hunt Sites / Dates

Hunt Site Hunt Dates
Bear Island 10/12-14, 10/19-21, 10/26-28
Belfast 10/12-14, 10/19-21; 11/2-4, 11/9-11, 11/16-18, 11/23-25
Bonneau Ferry 10/1-3, 10/8-10, 10/15-17, 10/22-24, 10/29-31; 11/5-7, 11/12-14, 11/19-21
Botany Bay 10/12-14, 10/19-21; 11/9-11, 11/16-18; 11/30-12/2, 12/7-9
Donnelley 10/5-7 (antlerless only), 10/12-14, 10/19-21; 11/2-4, 11/9-11, 11/16-18
Hamilton Ridge 10/15-17, 10/22-24, 11/5-7, 11/19-21; 12/3-5
Palachucola 10/15-17, 10/29-31; 11/12-14; 12/3-5, 12/10-12
Webb 9/21-22, 9/28-29; 10/5-6, 10/16-17, 10/23-24, 10/30-31; 11/9-10, 11/13-14, 11/20-21, 11/30-12/1, 12/7-8, 12/11-12
Webb Archery 11/4-7

Please see the current Rules and Regulations for Wildlife Management Areas rules and regulations.

Online Registration:

Type of Hunt Time of year Application is Available
Alligator May 1 through June 15
Deer July 1
Waterfowl Mid-September
Quail Mid-September
Youth Only Waterfowl Mid-September
Youth Only Turkey Multi-Site / Belfast Turkey February

Youth Hunt Applications