Power of Partnerships Dove Field - Bass Road - US Forest Service

Property Location

Abbeville, SC 29620

Latitude: 34.184  Longitude:-82.282
Acreage: 60
County: Abbeville
Game Zone: 2


Property Type: Dove Field

Hours of Operation

2017-18 Dove Hunting Dates

Sept. 2 Youth Only

1st season - Saturdays Only beginning Sept. 16

2nd and 3rd season - Open Mon-Sat

Sept. 10 is Wheelin Sportsmen Hunt only

Call (864) 223-2731 for details

Fields and Regulations Information


Activities / Facilities

Hunting Nature Viewing

Property Owner Information

US Forest Service    

http://www.fs.fed.us/

'US Forest Service' is the property Owner and has a cooperative partnership with SCDNR to manage this property.

Property Description

This dove field resides within Sumter National Forest - Long Cane Ranger District

Photograph of Abbeville Dove Field

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:

  1. Hunters are limited to 50 shells per hunt.
  2. Hunters are not allowed to enter fields before 12:00 noon.
  3. 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.