Welcome to Palmetto State Hunting Lodge, located in the beautiful town of Estill, SC.


Did you know our Wild Hogs came here in 1539, brought by Hernando de Soto? Wild hogs directly compete with deer and wild turkey for habitat and food, doing significant damage to the habitat and agricultural production through their rooting activities.

Studies done by Wildlife Researchers, show that hunters need to take 75-80% of the hogs from an area every year to keep the population in check. This is where you come in!


White tail deer are the largest mammals found in South Carolina and the most popular animal to hunt.

Hunting license fees and excise taxes on firearms and ammo fund millions of acres of habitat preservation and improvement. Each year, hunters contribute $7.5 million per day toward conservation. Habitat loss has eroded the natural range of animals while agriculture has increased food supplies—the result is game populations growing out of control. If they’re not hunted, they’ll die of starvation or disease. Proper game management is more important than ever. Not to mention that venison is free of man made intervention, which benefits the mind, body and soul.

Book your next Hunting Trip at Palmetto State Hunting Lodge. You won’t be disappointed!

Ask us about our Veteran, Law Enforcement and First Responder Discounts.



Incredible  People, Incredible Lodge, Incredible Hunting
Being in the shooting, hunting, and outdoors sports industry for years, I have the opportunity to meet and interact with many people and companies. Like life itself, it’s a mixed bag.
My wife and I had the opportunity to experience Gino’s Palmetto State Hunting Lodge and grounds.
I have to say the Palmetto State Hunting Lodge and staff are as professional as you will see in any guide service, hunting lodge, or any hospitality business in America.
If you are looking for a top-notch hog, predator, turkey, or deer hunting experience, I would highly recommend Gino and his crew.
Five stars for sure!!!
-Bill Mooney Professional Outdoor Writer