Public Draw Hunt


The public alligator hunt season is from noon on the 2nd Saturday of September to noon on the 2nd Sunday of October.

Applications are open from June 1st – July 15th at 11:59pm.

To renew, purchase, & store your licenses; check your preferences points; apply for the public alligator lottery and more download the GoOutdoorsSC app or visit GoOutdoorsSC

Additional Resources

Questions about the Public Alligator Hunt? Refer to ‘FAQs on Alligator Draw Hunts’ or contact:
Jay Butfiloski
Furbearer & Alligator Program Coordinator
Office: 803-734-4024

Questions about Draw Hunt applications? Contact:
Emily Kearse
Permitting Biologist & Lottery Hunt Coordinator
Office: 803-734-3887