• Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

    A lot of late-season ducks are killed later in the day by hunters who locate big, open-water areas where ducks are resting after finishing their early morning feeding periods.

    South Carolina duck particulars

    January 15, 2016 at 7:00am


    January 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Spinning-wing decoys can add enough motion to a decoy spread to get wary ducks to commit and drop in for a visit.

    Do the loco-motion - Motion decoys are essential for taking late-season North Carolina ducks

    Make sure your decoy spread includes several spinning-wing models when January arrives.
    January 01, 2016 at 7:00am


    January 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    January duck hunting proves it’s better late than never across South Carolina.

    Ducks: Never too late - South Carolina duck hunters shouldn’t give up until January and the season come to a close

    Resting areas become as important as food sources as Januarsy arrives.
    January 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    The late goose season is a little more challenging than the early season, but these tips can help you bag your share of geese this month.

    Professional hunter shares late season goose tips

    Scouting, calling, camouflage are all important
    December 01, 2015 at 11:07am
    Antonio Jones, a past world duck-calling champion, said hunters need to know only a handful of calls to kill ducks.

    Duck hunting’s fabulous five - Five duck calls you need to master

    Quack, quack, quack! These five calls are all you need to bring birds into your decoy spread.
    December 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    Big water not only means big decoy spreads, it means possible danger if bad weather rears its ugly power.

    Hunt ducks safely on the Pamlico Sound

    November 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    November duck hunting on North Carolina’s Pamlico Sound can be top-drawer.

    The early bird gets the North Carolina duck

    November is the first month when North Carolina waterfowlers can really expect a good bit of action, especially on the sprawling Pamlico Sound.
    November 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    November offers wing-shooters plenty of action if they play their cards right.

    November’s wing-shooting doubleheader is hard to beat in South Carolina

    Marsh hens, preserve bobwhites provide bird hunters with plenty of opportunities around South Carolina this month.
    November 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    It's time to apply for public waterfowl draw hunts.

    Time to apply for SCDNR public drawing waterfowl hunts

    Study up on locations, dates, regulations
    October 02, 2015 at 3:08pm