South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Botany Bay Plantation WMA
Property LocationEdisto Island, SC 29438
Latitude: 32.547 Longitude:-80.244
Game Zone: 3
Property Type: Dove Field
Hours of Operation
2018-19 Dove Hunting Dates (All hunts are YOUTH ONLY)
Sept. 1, 8;
Call (843) 869-2713 for details
This dove field resides within Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve/ Wildlife Management Area
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources maintains approximately 50 Public Dove Fields in the Wildlife Management Area Program each year. These fields are typically planted in annual grains such as wheat, millet, corn, sorghum, and sunflowers and are open on specific days for public dove hunting. Hunters are reminded that the following special regulations apply to all Public Dove Fields in the WMA Program:
- Hunters are limited to 50 shells per hunt.
- Hunters are not allowed to enter fields before 12:00 noon.
- No shooting is allowed after 6:00 p.m. during the first season segment.
Hunters are further reminded that littering is a violation of state law and WMA regulations. Hunters should remove all litter, including spent shell hulls, from the field at the conclusion of the hunt.
Hunters utilizing this field must have a valid hunting license, wildlife management area permit and migratory bird permit. Game species other than dove cannot be hunted on this property and there are no activities allowed other than dove hunting.