Spring Turkey Hunts in South Carolina


SCHC Spring Turkey Hunts

Hunting Eastern wild turkeys in South Carolina offers a blend of challenge and reward. At SCHC, the turkey hunting season starts early, running from March 22nd to April 30th. SCHC provides convenient access to camouflaged elevated tower ladder stands, enhancing the chances of bagging a trophy gobbler. Hunting areas include grain fields, hardwood bottoms, and pinewoods. To attract and sustain a robust turkey population, seasonal food plots of grains and chufah are planted throughout SCHC.


3-Day Turkey Hunting Fees

March 22 thru April 30

3-day hunt: includes food and lodging as well as harvest of one gobbler per 3-day hunt. (New State rule: one gobbler only first 10 days of season)  Gobbler tag must be purchased with license thru SCDNR. 

COST $1,200 (per hunter)

*Non-hunters over the age of 16 who accompany a guest hunter are required to pay $50 per night.

Deposits

Upon booking, a 50% non-refundable deposit is due within seven (7) days. The balance of your fees are due, ten (10) days prior to your scheduled hunt. Hunt dates will be held for seven (7) days pending receipt of your deposit. Cancellations are non-refundable but can be rescheduled for a later date. Certain dates have limited availability, so hunts should be booked well in advance to guarantee that your dates are open.


Processing Fees 

  • Per Turkey (iced down, in your cooler, ready to travel) $35

Caping Fees 

  •  Per Turkey (for mounting) $50

SCHC is located in Game Zone 3 near the town of Estill in the southern half of Hampton County. 

The spring 2024 turkey season on private lands in South Carolina runs from March 22-April 30 in Game Zones 3 and 4, which includes the lower part of the state. 

 


License Requirements

*License must be ordered at least 4 weeks prior to your hunt in order to have it with you upon arrival to lodge! 

A South Carolina Hunting License is not provided by SCHC and will need to be purchased prior to your scheduled hunt. Hunters are required to have a South Carolina Hunting License, Big Game Permit and Turkey Tags.

There are limits to the number of turkeys hunters can tag in South Carolina; residents are limited to three turkeys, while non-residents are limited to two gobblers. And you can bag no more than one turkey per day.

SCDNR Fees

Annual Hunting License: $125

10-day License: $75

Three-day License: $40

Annual Big-game Permit: $100

Turkey Tags: $100

*Turkey Hunting licenses and tags can be obtained through South Carolina Department of Natural Resources at DNR.SC.Gov or by calling 866-714-3611.  All will be mailed to you once purchased. License must be ordered at least 3 weeks prior to your hunt in order to have it with you upon arrival to lodge! 

NOTE: If you are born after June 30, 1979, you must successfully complete a SCDNR-approved hunter education course and present the certificate of completion before a hunting or combination license can be obtained. SCDNR does accept hunter education certifications issued by other states in the United States and Canadian provinces.


Reservations

To book a reservation, please contact David at 863-860-2307 or email us at 
rdbadel@aol.com



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