We offer early season hunts for velvet antlered bucks, and during the regular season you can harvest a buck and doe each morning and evening of every day you hunt! That's no misprint, that's four deer per day! Our season runs from August 15th thru January 1st annually, offering the longest and most liberal deer season in the entire nation. We combine unbelievable deer hunting opportunities with great accommodations and incredible food. Buck Run Hunting Lodge is the adventure you're looking for!
Located in Hampton County, South Carolina, where whitetail deer populations and harvests have traditionally been number one or two statewide throughout the history of deer hunting, Buck Run Hunting Lodge offers the serious whitetail hunter an experience he will never forget!
Click on the Play arrow to watch the video of a group of velvet antlered bucks in one of our fields in August!
We hunt deer, turkey, and wild hogs!
We have an amazingly long deer season beginning in mid-August and continuing through January 1. Our velvet buck season is one of the most popular (see video). Ranking right at the top with the August hunts are the Mid-October to mid- November rut hunts. Hunter’s average from 1.4 to 3.4 deer per hunt depending on the number of days hunted.
We hunt over 8,000 acres with 175 different stands located over prime hardwood bottoms, agricultural fields, swamps and timberland. All stands are metal fabricated and designed to hold from 1 to 3 hunters depending on the situation. You will never see the same one twice. Be sure to check out our Big Buck Photo Album for photos of some of our hunter’s harvests.
WHAT AN IMPRESSIVE AND MEMORABLE SPRING IT HAS BEEN IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA LOWCOUNTRY! AFTER 4-5 YEARS IN A ROW OF CRIPPLING DROUGHTS WE HAVE BEEN BLESSED WITH OVER 30” OF RAIN SINCE EARLY FEBRUARY. I ALMOST WANT TO SAY THAT WE HAVE HAD TOO MUCH BUT I DON’T DARE. IT IS GREATLY APPRECIATED AND MUCH NEEDED. FINALLY ALL THE BAYS, BRANCHES, PONDS AND STREAMS ARE FULL ONCE AGAIN. THE ONE DISADVANTAGE TO ALL THE RAIN IS THAT IT IS GOING TO BE SUPER TUFF GETTING CROPS IN THE GROUND IN A TIMELY MANNER AS AGRICULTURAL FIELDS RAMAIN SUPERSATURATED WITH WATER STILL STANDING IN MANY AREAS. IT SHOULD NOT AFFECT OUR FOOD PLOT PROGRAM HOWEVER AS TIME WILL NOT BE A FACTOR FOR A COUPLE MORE MONTHS.
ON THE TURKEY SIDE OF THINGS ALL I CAN SAYS IS IT HAS BEEN A SUPERB SEASON. WE WERE 100% ON ALL HUNTS WITH ONE EXCEPTION WHERE IT RAINED NO-STOP FOR 2 OF THE DAYS OF A 3 DAY HUNT. THROW IN THE FACT THAT NONE OF THE GUYS ON THAT HUNT HAD EVER HUNTED TURKEYS BEFORE AND YOU END UP WITH VERY LITTLE SUCCESS. ON THE POSITIVE SIDE OF THINGS IT WAS ONE OF OUR TOP 5 SEASONS OF ALL TIME WITH 21 HUNTERS HARVESTING 31 MATURE BIRDS WHILE MISSING 11. ADD THAT ALL TOGETHER AND YOU HAVE AN AVERAGE OF TWO SHOTS PER HUNTER. THE MOST IMPRESSIVE THING ABOUT THE SEASON TO ME WAS THAT WITH ALL THE JAKES WE HAD THE PREVIOUS YEAR ONLY 3 TWO YEAR OLD BIRDS WERE HARVESTED. MORE IMPRESSIVE WAS THAT THERE WAS ONLY 5 THREE YEAR OLDS LEAVING THE BALANCE OF 24 BIRDS TO BE 4 YEAR OLDS WITH 2-3 FIVE YEAR OLDS IN THE MIX. IF YOU LIKE LONG AND SHARP SPURS YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN HERE. NOT TOO SHABBY! THANKS TO ALL WHO MADE IT POSSIBLE.
NEXT YEAR SHOULD BE EVEN BETTER AS HUNTERS WITNESSED MANY JAKES ONCE AGAIN THIS YEAR. THERE’S NOTHING LIKE HUNTING A 2 YEAR OLD TURKEY. WE ARE PRESENTLY OVER 60% BOOKED FOR 2014 SO ANYONE INTERESTED NEEDS TO MOVE QUICKLY TO INSURE A SPOT. PLEASE COME JOIN THE FUN!
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(What a great deer)
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(You really need to see this one full size)