S.C. Code Regs. § 123-52

Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 6, June 28, 2024
Section 123-52 - Individual Antlerless Deer Tags, Antlerless Deer Limits for Private Lands in Game Zones 1-4, and Youth Deer Hunting Day
1. Individual Antlerless Deer Tags are valid in Game Zones 2 - 4 beginning September 15 and in Game Zone 1 beginning October 1. Individual Antlerless Deer Tags are not valid on properties enrolled in the Deer Quota Program. Individual Antlerless Deer Tags do not alter the daily (2 per day) or seasonal limit or change the type of weapons that can be used during special weapons seasons. The 2 free bonus Individual Antlerless Deer Tags that are issued to hunters who purchase 4 individual Antlerless Deer Tags are valid only on private land in Game Zones 2, 3 and 4.
2. Antlerless Deer Limits: Game Zone 1 - Three (3) total for all seasons and weapons combined, no more than 2 per day. Game Zones 2, 3 and 4, eight (8) for all seasons and weapons combined, no more than 2 per day. Game Zone season and daily limits do not apply on properties enrolled in the Deer Quota Program.
3. On special mobility impaired and youth deer hunts sanctioned by the Department and during the statewide youth deer hunt day prescribed by the Department, participants may take 2 deer total, either sex. The Statewide Youth Deer Hunt Day on private land and designated Wildlife Management Areas shall be the Saturday immediately following January 1.
4. All antlerless deer must be tagged as prescribed by the Department immediately after harvest and before being moved from the point of kill and the tag must be validated as prescribed by the Department. A valid tag must remain attached until the deer or carcass is quartered or received by a processor.

S.C. Code Regs. 123-52

Added by State Register Volume 26, Issue No. 5, Part 2, eff May 24, 2002. Amended by State Register Volume 29, Issue No. 5, eff May 27, 2005; State Register Volume 31, Issue No. 7, eff July 27, 2007; State Register Volume 32, Issue No. 5, eff May 23, 2008; State Register Volume 33, Issue No. 6, eff June 26, 2009; State Register Volume 37, Issue No. 6, eff June 28, 2013; State Register Volume 38, Issue No. 6, eff 6/27/2014; State Register Volume 39, Issue No. 06, eff. 6/26/2015; State Register Volume 41, Issue No. 06, eff. 6/23/2017; State Register Volume 42, Issue No. 05, eff. 5/25/2018; State Register Volume 43, Issue No. 05, eff. 5/24/2019; State Register Volume 44, Issue No. 06, eff. 6/26/2020; State Register Volume 48, Issue No. 05, eff. 5/24/2024.