SC Black Bear Harvest Summary

Year Mountains
Harvest
Number
of
Parties
Number
of
Dog Hunters
Number
of
Permits
Coastal
Harvest
  Male Female Unknown Total       Male Female Total
2019
48
64
 
112
108
1,193
2,618 3 5 8
2018
66
58
 
124
102
1,114
2,434
2
4
6
2017
61
47
 
108
89
1,033
1,982 10 4 14
2016
19
28
 
47
85
1,010
1,497
2
1
3
2015
56
36
 
92
85
977
1,405
1
1
2
2014
23
39
1
63
77
943
1,272
3
1
4
2013
70
57
 
127
72
877
1,342
2
1
3
2012
42
41
 
83
79
809
1,132
     
2011
46
33
1
80
74
812
1,137
0
1
1
2010
18
17
 
35
79
864
954
     
2009
50
42
1
92
99
1,535
       
2008
28
18
2
46
91
1,461
       
2007
28
30
 
58
88
1,404
       
2006
24
27
 
51
80
1,275
       
2005
18
16
 
34
72
1,140
       
2004
14
15
 
29
70
1,238
       
2003
33
22
 
55
62
1,104
       
2002
15
12
 
27
53
932
       
2001
10
11
 
21
50
833
       
2000
28
14
 
42
56
923
       
Total
697
627
5
1,326
1,571
21,477
15,773
23
18
41

Historical Data

Year Mountains
Harvest
Number
of
Parties
Number of Dog Hunters
  Male Female Total    
1999
8
11
19
49
747
1998
9
5
14
43
687
1997
10
10
20
46
715
1996
7
7
14
43
668
1995-96
6
6
12
42
670
1994-95
7
1
8
38
603
1993-94
1
1
2
37
558
1992-93
5
4
9
27
412
1991-92
2
3
5
27
585
1990-91
2
0
2
29
554
1989-90
5
5
10
29
532
1988-89
3
1
4
30
493
1987-88
4
2
6
26
477
1986-87
0
2
2
23
410
1985-86
1
0
1
27
462
1984-85
1
0
1
24
450
1983-84
1
1
2
27
489
1982-83
0
0
0
25
507
1981-82
5
2
7
31
522
1980-81
1
1
2
 
0
1979-80
2
1
3
29
531
1978-79
2
1
3
 
0
1977-78
4
1
5
16
340
1976-77
1
2
3
0
 
1975-76
0
4
4
 
0
1974-75
2
2
4
 
0
1973-74
3
0
3
   
1972-73    
6
   
1971-72
1
0
1
   
1970-71
1
1
2
   
Total
94
74
176
668
11,412

Bear Harvest in Mountain Hunt Unit

Pickens County Oconee County Greenville County
Still Hunt Dog Hunt   Still Hunt Dog Hunt   Still Hunt Dog Hunt  
Year male female male female Total male female male female Total male female male female Total Total
1994 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 8
1995 3 0 0 5 8 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 12
1996 0 0 2 4 6 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 3 3 14
1997 0 0 5 4 9 0 2 3 2 7 0 1 2 1 4 20
1998 0 1 1 1 3 2 0 4 0 6 1 1 1 2 5 14
1999 1 1 2 8 12 0 0 2 1 3 1 0 2 1 4 19
2000 3 3 3 5 14 6 1 10 2 19 4 2 2 1 9 42
2001 3 4 1 6 14 1 0 1 1 3 2 0 2 0 4 21
2002 3 0 3 6 12 2 0 5 4 11 0 1 2 1 4 27
2003 6 1 10 9 26 1 2 8 5 16 3 3 5 2 13 55
2004 3 2 6 5 16 1 1 3 5 10 0 0 1 2 3 29
2005 3 7 0 6 16 2 0 5 1 8 5 1 3 1 10 34
2006 7 4 3 13 27 1 0 8 3 12 5 1 1 5 12 51
2007 2 6 4 8 20 5 0 13 5 23 0 6 4 5 15 58
2008 2 3 9 4 18 2 1 11 4 18 2 1 2 3 8 46
2009 9 6 8 16 40* 2 1 18 11 32 6 3 7 3 19 92
2010 2 1 5 10 18 4 1 4 5 14 2 0 1 0 3 35
2011 4 3 8 11 26 6 6 23 9 45* 5 2 0 2 9 80
2012 5 5 9 15 24 8 1 15 12 36 4 3 1 5 13 73
2013 12 18 7 8 45 13 2 19 15 49 15 10 4 4 33 127
2014 6 9 3 14 32 1 2 9 10 22 4 1 0 3 8 62
2015 7 5 3 13 29 7 2 21 10 40 13 4 4 2 23 92
2016 6 3 4 13 26 1 0 3 8 12 5 3 0 1 9 47
Total 87 82 101 184 447 65 22 193 114 395 63 35 40 43 182 1058

*total includes bear harvest of unknown sex

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