Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin NWR
Southeast Region



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Hunting Information

Deer Hunting is allowed on the refuge only as scheduled. We have several black powder hunts, bow hunts, and one mobility impaired hunt each year. The schedule is printed in our annual hunt brochure.

Waterfowl Hunting is allowed during the state waterfowl hunting season, only in specific areas on the refuge and only during specific times as listed in the hunt brochure.


Hunter with deer killed on Refuge Hunt. Credit: USFWS

Hunter with deer killed at refuge hunt. Credit: USFWS


The annual Refuge Hunt Brochure also serves as the Refuge Hunt Permit. These are usually available in August. You may call us (843-889-3084) to find out where you can pick one up or to receive one by mail, send a self addressed, stamped envelope (one stamp per brochure requested) to: ACE Basin NWR, P.O. Box 848, Hollywood, SC 29449, or go here --

Download Hunt Brochure



The Mobility Impaired hunt is open to folks who are permanently confined to a wheelchair or who permanently require the use of mobility aids to walk. Spaces are limited, so in order to attend the hunt, you must be selected in our random drawing.


Mobility Impaired Hunt Regulations - Download & read before submitting Application.


To apply, download the form (make SURE it is the CURRENT year), fill it out, and mail it to:

EFH ACE Basin NWR Mobility Impaired Hunt

P.O. Box 848

Hollywood, SC 29449


Download Mobility Impared Hunt Application



You will be notified in writing if you are selected or not.

Last updated: September 17, 2013