• Alligator

    Ryan Pridgen of Raleigh poses with the gator he killed during North Carolina's 2018 alligator hunting season.

    Raleigh hunter kills lone gator of North Carolina's 2018 season

    Hunter had many hours invested in gator hunt
    October 07 at 6:32pm
    This crew from Laurens County, SC lost a big gator on opening weekend, but they scored big on Sept. 29 with a 1052-pounder.

    Upstate hunters kill 1052-pound gator at Santee

    The big lizard measured 13 1/2 feet in length
    October 02 at 9:18pm
    Jeremy Shealy poses with his first alligator, which he killed with his girlfriend Stacy Clark and friend Hunter Neeley on opening day 2018.

    Midlands hunters kill giant Santee gator

    The beast was over 13 feet long, weighed over 1000 pounds
    September 11 at 7:12pm
    North Carolina will open alligator season in three areas of Hyde County this fall.

    North Carolina will hold alligator season this fall

    Season will last one month
    July 16 at 3:31pm
    June 15 is the deadline to apply for an alligator hunting tag for South Carolina's 2018 season.

    Time running out on SC's 2018 public alligator hunting lottery

    Apply by June 15 for your chance to bag a Carolina lizard
    June 04 at 11:25pm
    It's time to apply for South Carolina's 2018 alligator hunting season.

    2018 South Carolina alligator hunting applications now available

    Deadline to apply is June 15
    May 01 at 10:10pm
    The NCWRC has extended the application period for alligator hunts to June 1 for the 2018 season.

    Alligator hunting application deadline extended to June 1 for N.C.

    10 counties are eligible for 2018 hunting season
    April 18 at 12:20pm
    North Carolina's alligator season will rely on input from counties within the NCWRC's Alligator Management Unit 1.

    North Carolina alligator season to rely on county input

    Townships must request alligator population reductions from NCWRC
    March 08 at 8:42pm
    This 5-foot long alligator was found by anglers in Lake Wylie this past Sunday.

    Alligator found in Lake Wylie

    Creature was found in Belmont, NC near Hwy. 74 bridge
    February 27 at 5:36pm
    Amy and Jason Kirkland were hunting with Buck Koon on Santee when all three hunters filled their gator tags on opening day.

    Three gator hunters fill all three tags on same hunt at Santee

    Trio killed a 9, 11, and 12-foot gator
    October 13, 2017 at 4:04am
    The NCWRC has approved the N.C. Alligator Management Plan, and will propose an alligator hunting season in January at a series of public hearings.

    Wildlife Commissioners approve N.C. alligator management plan

    No season has been set, but it's one step closer
    October 10, 2017 at 3:48pm
    David and Susan Birgerson of Sumter, SC killed this big Santee gator after a long fight.

    Sumter couple kills 12-foot, 1-inch gator at Santee

    Gator weighed almost 800 pounds
    October 02, 2017 at 5:31pm
    On her first gator hunt, Laura Griffin of Anderson killed this trophy Santee gator which measured 12-foot, 7-inches in length.

    Anderson huntress kills 12-foot, 7-inch Santee gator

    Two friends also bagged trophy gators on same day
    September 20, 2017 at 3:09pm
    Hunting this 600+ pound Wateree River gator was quite an adventure for Andrew Metze and Tyler Blanchette.

    Gator hunting duo bags 11-foot, 5-inch long beast

    Wateree River gator weighed over 600 pounds
    September 13, 2017 at 1:53pm
    You must apply online by 11:59 p.m. to be considered for an alligator tag for South Carolina's 2017 season.

    Today is last day to apply for South Carolina alligator tags

    Online application can be submitted until 11:59 p.m. tonight
    June 14, 2017 at 8:22pm
    Two Ridgeland, S.C. men have been charged with harassing an alligator after posting photos of their interaction on social media.

    Two S.C. men charged with harassment of alligator

    Charge carries maximum $300 fine
    May 26, 2017 at 9:23pm