December 27, 2012 at 1:46 PM EST - Updated July 25 at 10:22 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is allowing hunting without a license for two days in the month of January.
The state Department of Natural Resources says South Carolina residents can hunt on public land or private land with permission and do not have to fill out any paperwork on Jan. 4 and 5. Wildlife officials say that doesn't eliminate any federal hunting requirements.
DNR says it plans a yearly free hunting period to introduce new people to hunting and the outdoors.
Wildlife officials say all existing season requirements and limits on the number of animals that can be killed will still be in effect.
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