Public Land: Hunting and Fishing in South Carolina

South Carolina offers some excellent fishing and hunting opportunities but rather limited access to enjoy them. Sand Hills State Forest … Continued

South Carolina offers some excellent fishing and hunting opportunities but rather limited access to enjoy them.

Sand Hills State Forest

• 46,838 acres

• 13 ponds with bass, bream and catfish available

• Popular for deer, turkey, quail and dove hunting

Manchester State Forest

• 28,675 acres

• Good deer, turkey and small game hunting

• Extensive trail system for improved access

Wee Tee State Forest

• 12,403 acres

• Good deer, turkey and small game hunting

• Fishing on two oxbow lakes

Francis Marion and Sumter National Forest

• 371,000 acres

• Good deer, turkey and waterfowl hunting

• Fishing on three river systems

Santee National Wildlife Refuge

• 13,000 acres

• Excellent waterfowl hunting

• Good fishing on Lake Marion

More Links

WMA maps

River Runner’s Handbook

Find more public land access opportunities with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Hunt Planner.

Photo: Francis Marion and Sumter National Forest

Photo credit: flickr