It is estimated that more than 100,000 alligators live from the Midlands to the coast of South Carolina and the population is not threatened by the regulated removal of a relatively small number of alligators. Last year, hunters took 394 alligators during the public alligator hunting season, with the average size being nearly nine feet in length.
DEER HUNT Coty Galloway and Rodney Turner with The Road Outdoors TV Show filmed with Bells Marina .
Eutawville, South Carolina and Bells Marina are located adjacent to one of South Carolina’s most popular Wildlife Management Areas (WMA). The Santee Cooper Wildlife Management Area.This 2,828 acre area is a diverse example of Upper Coastal Plain wildlife habitat, with a wide range of wildlife species present. The management area is surrounded on three sides by Lake Marion and includes 850 acres of shallow water and cypress flats within the boundary. Two hundred acres of high ground are planted annually for wildlife, with the remaining acreage being in mixed pine-hardwood, bottomland hardwood and regenerated pine stands. In 1989, Hurricane Hugo caused extensive damage too much of the forest, creating habitat changes which will be evident for years. A unique feature of Santee Cooper Wildlife Management Area is the numerous small (1-3) potholes, which are found throughout the area in virtually all habitat types. These wetland are
as contain water all year except for periods of extreme drought.Here is an area map. https://www.dnr.sc.gov/ml_images/docs/santeecoopermap.pdf
Bell’s Marina is a hunter’s paradise with a variety of lodging and camping options available and a fully stocked on site store with everything a hunter or fisherman could need to make ready for a day in the woods or on the lake. Bells Marina is located 45 miles west of historic Charleston, SC. The Santee Cooper lakes are famous across the United States for their world class fishing that has produced world record catches over the years. Many of Bell’s regulars who have come down to Eutawville for the world class fishing experience have been returning for the hunting as well. If you are interested in hunting in South Carolina, Bells Marina in Eutawville, SC offers hunters a variety of opportunity. We're so close to WMA, you'll have time for a hearty southern country style breakfast at our restaurant and be in the woods before sun up.Bell’s Restaurant serves home style meals and carryout and is popular with vacationers, fisherman, hunters and locals here in historic Eutawville, South Carolina. Bells Marina also offers a bath house, pump out facilities, transient docks, slips, launch ramps, boat repairs, marine supplies, shore power, overnight parking, fuel, cleaning stations and picnic facilities.
South Carolina hunters enjoy the longest deer hunting season in the lower 48 states. Deer Season August 15th to Jan. 1st. Deer hunting in SC Trips are limited! Book your hunt today!
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TURKEY HUNT Coty Galloway and Rodney Turner with The Road Outdoors TV Show filmed with Bells Marina April 26, 2014.
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Ask about our Hunting Outings Packages for Whitetail Deer, Wild Turkey, Geese, Waterfowl, Wild Hogs, Boar and now even Alligator. Call Gary West for Fishing & Hunting Guide information. 803-492-7924.