Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are there Alligators here?

    Yes, Swanquarter Refuge supports one of the most northern populations of the American alligator.

  • What fish are commonly caught at Bell Island?

    Commonly caught species include Atlantic croaker, spot, weakfish, spotted seatrout, Atlantic flounder, red drum and bluefish.

  • Can I hunt waterfowl on Swanquarter Refuge?

    A 6,120 acre area of marsh is open to duck and coot hunting in accordance with applicable state and Federal regulations.