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Fishing South Carolina

EZFishing brings you South Carolina's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

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South Carolina Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in South Carolina.

South Carolina Fishing Regulations

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South Carolina Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to South Carolina Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of South Carolina's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

South Carolina Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in South Carolina.

  • Upstate Outdoors: How we became the sweetheart of bass fishing
  • “Bringing the Bassmaster Classic back to the Upcountry of South Carolina was an easy decision,” said Bruce Akin, CEO of BASS. “Despite record cold temperatures when we were there in February 2015, fishing fans turned out in force. Our attendance of ...
  • Greenville Online
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  • 2/22/2017 9:43:00 PM
  • Chubby Fish restaurant will open in Coming Street storefront
  • So for now you'll just have to wait for the build out of Shyatt (formerly of Scarecrow) and Chef London' (most recently of Le Farfalle) Chubby Fish to finish. Look for the longtime friends and South Carolina natives' 50-seat space to open in a few months.
  • Charleston City Paper
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  • 2/22/2017 5:51:00 PM
  • S.C. may further limit flounder fishing
  • COLUMBIA -- South Carolina coastal fishermen will be required to catch bigger flounder in smaller quantities under a proposed bill that is now moving to the S.C. House. The legislation, passed Thursday by the House Agriculture, Natural Resources and ...
  • Times and Democrat
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  • 2/19/2017 6:40:00 AM
  • Scout 215 XSF Review
  • James Lavanway (reelfishfinder.com) had met me at a coastal launch ramp just north of the historic city of Charleston, South Carolina. Only two weeks had passed since Hurricane Matthew lashed the Low Country, and Lavanway had just started patterning the ..
  • Sport Fishing
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  • 2/7/2017 8:18:00 PM
  • Great white shark bites fishing boat off South Carolina
  • A great white shark hooked by a crew off South Carolina took a bite out of the fishing boat before being successfully reeled in. Screenshot: Chip Michalove/YouTube Feb. 6 (UPI) — A South Carolina fishing crew captured video of their encounter with a ...
  • gephardtdaily.com
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  • 2/7/2017 2:01:00 AM
  • From the Coast to the Lakes, Fishing Tournaments Abound in SC in 2017
  • From the Grand Strand, Charleston and Lowcountry coastlines to the state’s extensive inland lakes system, South Carolina is a fisherman’s paradise. Whether you’re a competitive angler or simply like casting a line to see what you can hook and land ...
  • discoversouthcarolina.com
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  • 2/1/2017 8:34:00 AM
  • Fishing League Set for Opener on Lake Murray
  • WHAT: The 2017 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) tournament season will open Saturday, Feb. 11, for South Carolina Division anglers with an event on Lake Murray. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards of up to $8,000 and $
  • ABC Columbia
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  • 1/31/2017 6:48:00 PM
  • State-Fish Art Contest For Young Artists
  • Judging will be held in April and winners announced by Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The 2017 State-Fish Art EXPO is migrating to Columbia, South Carolina on August 11-13 during the prestigious Forrest Wood Cup bass fishing world championship. The exciting Wall
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/31/2017 6:04:00 AM
  • Wildlife Forever’s State-Fish Art is Fishing for 2017 Entries
  • Judging will be held in April and winners announced by Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The 2017 State-Fish Art EXPO is migrating to Columbia, South Carolina on August 11-13 during the prestigious Forrest Wood Cup bass fishing world championship. The exciting Wall
  • Ammo Land
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  • 1/30/2017 11:10:00 PM
  • So long, and thanks for all the fish
  • Stock and colleagues from NOAA, the University of South Carolina, Princeton University, The University of British Columbia, US National Marine Fisheries Service and University of Tasmania reported their findings in PNAS.
  • Environmental Research Web
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  • 1/24/2017 4:44:00 PM
  • Feds issue fish advisory to caution moms-to-be, kids
  • Mercury is a metallic pollutant whose presence in fish has spurred health advisories to be issued for nearly every waterway in South Carolina. It's emitted by power plants and other industrial sources, as well as occurring naturally. The release cautioned
  • The Post and Courier
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  • 1/18/2017 10:53:00 PM
  • EPA cautions moms-to-be, kids with fish advisory
  • Mercury is a metallic pollutant whose presence in fish has spurred health advisories to be issued for nearly every waterway in South Carolina. It's emitted by power plants and other industrial sources, as well as occurring naturally. The release cautioned
  • The Post and Courier
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  • 1/18/2017 10:40:00 PM
  • Z-Man Adds Pro Staffers
  • A South Carolina native known for his fishing versatility, the social media-savvy Latimer has also amassed an entertaining, content-rich YouTube channel that provides subscribers with a chronicle of his angling adventures, as well as a wealth of tips on ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/18/2017 9:17:00 AM
  • Islamorada Fish Company Restaurant closes its
  • There are no other Bass Pro Shops restaurants in South Carolina, according to their website. The business did not state a reasoning for their closing. The Isalamorada Fish Company Restaurant closed its doors in the Myrtle Beach Mall January 15, according .
  • WMBF NEWS
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  • 1/16/2017 6:16:00 PM
  • Warmer water brings better fishing
  • Both cobia and red snapper regulations remain in effect. The species still cannot be harvested in South Carolina waters and must be released immediately. Bottom-fishing has remained solid. While all the grouper species are off limits for harvesting until .
  • SOUTH STRAND NEWS
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  • 1/13/2017 5:36:00 AM
  • FLW announces pro field for 2017 FLW Tour
  • The 2017 Forrest Wood Cup will be in Columbia, South Carolina, Aug. 11-13 on Lake Murray and is hosted by the Capital City Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board. For complete details and updated information visit FLWFishing.com.
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 1/10/2017 3:19:00 PM
  • Starting Strong at Guntersville
  • First, I’m most familiar with fishing the clay banks of Lake Hartwell in South Carolina, so my experience with fishing aquatic vegetation is next to nothing. To better myself in that area I made a few trips to Chickamauga and Guntersville in the fall to ..
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 1/9/2017 3:23:00 PM
  • Fishing crew in South Carolina tags massive great white shark
  • Fishing crew in South Carolina tags massive great white shark A fishing crew off the coast of Hilton Head Island in South Carolina tagged a massive great white shark. Veuer's Nick Cardona has the story. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly
  • USA Today
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  • 1/4/2017 7:31:00 PM
  • Florida man caught illegally fishing tased 3 times by FWC officer
  • People are going wild on twitter! Funny to watch. A boating crew caught its second great white shark of the season on New Year's Eve off the coast of Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. Outcast Sport Fishing Capt. Chip Michalove on Sunday posted a nearly
  • WHIO
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  • 1/3/2017 9:06:00 PM
  • Upstate fish attractors receive structure makeover using Christmas trees
  • The attractors enhance the recreational fishing experience for South Carolina anglers by concentrating fish. The Fish attractors are often created using discarded Christmas trees that are sunk into the lake using cement blocks. These brush piles or other .
  • 3 wbtv.com
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  • 12/28/2016 4:54:05 PM
  • Here Are 5 Thrilling Fishing Highlights to Drop Your Jaw
  • Did you see what happened in that first video? The angler’s catch was quickly snatched away by a hungry South Carolina shark. If you’re going to South America remember that arapaima fish are violent, so get help bringing it to shore. Also keep in mind ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 12/26/2016 11:51:38 PM
  • This Guy Went Fishing And Caught The 3,000 Pound Shark From ‘JAWS’
  • And you know what’s even more fun than that? That a Hilton Head (South Carolina) fisherman gets to claim exactly that, because he just tagged and released a Great White the likes of which haven’t been seen before (at least not on his boat!).
  • Uproxx
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  • 12/22/2016 10:30:29 PM

South Carolina Guides/Outfitters

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South Carolina Fishing Clubs

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