Alligator Draw Hunts

The alligator draw hunt application process is closed.


Harvest Reporting

Additional Information

Alligator Hunting Guides

The use of paid guides is permitted under the WMA Alligator Special Draw Hunts on Bear Island and Santee Coastal WMAs. All guides are required to obtain a $30.00 Limited Commercial Use Permit per party for each week prior to the alligator hunt.

Applications for the Limited Commercial Use Permit will not be accepted without providing contact information for each successful WMA hunt applicant utilizing guide services. Applications will be available for download following completion of the WMA alligator drawing.


Alligator Hunting Seminars

SCDNR will not be conducting Alligator Hunting Seminars for the 2013 hunting season.

2013 Alligator Hunting Information (PDF - file size 13MB) The document covers topics such as current year's applicant statistics, alligator capture and handling techniques, rules and regulations, alligator hunting equipment, processing, and other helpful information.

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