Today's Hunter in South Carolina

Today's Hunter in South Carolina


Today's Hunter in South Carolina: A Guide to Hunting Responsibly and Safely is a student manual developed for hunting students in South Carolina, approved by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. This manual introduces you to U.S. hunting regulations and provides general information about firearm equipment, basic shooting and hunting skills, ethics and safety, survival skills, and wildlife identification.

South Carolina is known for its beautiful places, and that is definitely true when it comes to hunting season. Woodbury Wildlife Management Area and Sumter National Forest made the list of 100 Best Public-Land hunts in the country, both with good land for deer. Other popular species include several types of bear, turkey, muskrats, alligator, and wild hog.

With this handbook, you can ensure you are well-prepared to make every hunting trip a safe one. Hunting safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Topics include:

  • Using the Correct Ammunition
  • Good Marksmanship and Accuracy
  • Hunting Strategies
  • Primitive Hunting Equipment and Techniques
  • Safely Carrying Firearms in the Field
  • Hunting from Elevated Stands
  • Hunter Ethics
  • Preparation and Survival Skills
  • Wildlife Identification
  • Venomous Snakes of South Carolina
  • And much more…

Hunter Education

Make your learning about hunting safety fun and easy by taking an online hunter education course at Hunter Ed works with IHEA-USA, more than 35 state agencies, and industry partners to develop approved and recognized online hunter safety courses. With a safety course, hunters of all ages can become more successful and ethical hunters.

Anyone born after June 30, 1979, who buys a hunting license in South Carolina needs to pass a South Carolina Hunter Safety course. Become a safer hunter today!