• Alligator

    The NCWRC is seeking public input on establishing an alligator management plan for the state of North Carolina.

    NCWRC holding public forums to discuss alligator management plan

    Commission seeking public comment at forums and online
    May 10, 2017 at 2:47pm
    It's time to apply for your South Carolina public and WMA alligator hunting tags.

    S.C. alligator hunting applications available beginning May 1

    It's time to apply for your public and WMA alligator hunting tags
    April 30, 2017 at 7:52pm
    This big gator was an unwelcome visitor at a golf course home in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. last week.

    Alligator bulls way through screen door, relaxes on 2nd-story porch

    Mt. Pleasant family alarmed by what they thought was human intruder
    April 19, 2017 at 10:40am
    Walker Drummond killed his first gator, which weighed over 500 pounds, on Sept. 29 in the North Santee River.

    Florence teen bags 11 1/2-foot gator from North Santee River

    Bad weather, forgotten firearm didn't deter teen from killing first gator
    October 01, 2016 at 3:14pm
    Three public forums will be held in November throughout North Carolina to discuss the management of American alligators.

    NCWRC, N.C. Alligator Task Force seeking public input on alligator management in North Carolina

    3 public forums will give public chance to voice their input
    September 26, 2016 at 9:25pm
    Todd Walters (left) and Patrick Walters (right), both well-known as top-notch bass anglers, became gator hunters on Sept. 11, killing this Cooper River beast that measured over 10 feet long.

    Summerville hunters bag big Cooper River gator

    Lowcountry gator measured over 10 feet long
    September 26, 2016 at 10:34am
    Kelly Logan had her sights on a big Santee gator, and when the beast disappeared, she moved on to find another one, which she subdued with her 1911 .45.

    Manning huntress slays big gator at Santee

    Santee gator measured 10 feet, 7 inches long
    September 20, 2016 at 9:38am
    Ernie Seruya, Mandy Broadway, Kelly Logan, and Robert Nuzzo with the 11-4 gator.

    Greenville female bags 11-foot, 4-inch long gator at Santee

    Huntress passed on numerous gators to find the big one
    September 14, 2016 at 9:31am
    Brad Leigher and Hunter Neeley killed this big gator at Santee on the first Monday of the 2016 season. The beast weighed over 600 pounds and measured 12 feet 9 inches long.

    Duo extracts 12'9

    Gator pushed boat sideways before being subdued
    September 13, 2016 at 9:54pm
    Due to required system maintenance, the SCDNR extended the alligator hunting deadline for 24 hours.

    Alligator hunting application deadline extended through midnight tonight

    SCDNR extends alligator applications through midnight June 16
    June 16, 2016 at 1:10pm
    June 15 is the deadline to apply for the 2016 alligator hunting season.

    Tomorrow is deadline for alligator hunting applications

    Apply for public and WMA gator hunts before midnight June 15
    June 11, 2016 at 9:20pm
    May 1 through June 15 is the open application period for the 2016 alligator hunting season.

    May 1 is time to apply for alligator tags

    Applications accepted May 1 through June 15
    April 25, 2016 at 8:30pm
    North Carolina is the only state in the American alligator's range that does not allow alligator hunting.

    Alligator hunting season proposed for North Carolina

    North Carolina is currently only state in alligator's range that does not have a season
    January 22, 2016 at 8:40am
    This Summerville party made their first gator hunt a big success.

    Summerville party kills 13-foot 7-inch long Santee gator

    Hunters were on their first-ever gator hunt
    October 27, 2015 at 6:45am
    Four friends whacked this gator that measured just shy of 13-feet long.

    Another big gator killed at Santee

    13 was the lucky number for 4 hunting friends
    October 09, 2015 at 12:30pm
    Zack Derrick, Chaz Derrick, and Peewee Derrick killed this massive 13 1/2-foot beast last Saturday at Santee.

    13 1/2-foot gator killed on Lake Marion

    Youth hunter proves to be valuable addition
    September 23, 2015 at 11:48pm