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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.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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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

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in South Carolina?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


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.

  • Rampey Keeps on Rolling
  • Boater Jayme Rampey of Liberty, South Carolina, caught five bass weighing 18 pounds, 14 ounces, Saturday to win the 2018 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) South Carolina Division opener on Lake Hartwell. Rampey pocketed $5,886 for his win.
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 2/13/2018 3:46:00 AM
  • New fishing tournament hopes to reel in money for eye care
  • Participants much have a fishing license through the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and a boating and fishing permit through Greer CPW. Applications can be found online https://document.li/bvaR Tournament rules can be found online https ...
  • Greer Today
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  • 2/2/2018 9:57:00 PM
  • Pick a clear lake, go slow, fish open water
  • You need to be selective in where you fish; stick to lakes with clear water like Wylie, Norman and Badin, and in South Carolina, Murray and Hartwell. Cold, dirty water will kill your fishing trip before you even crank your outboard. Bass are more active in
  • carolinasportsman.com
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  • 2/1/2018 6:39:00 PM
  • CatfishNOW Is Here For January
  • This New Year’s offering of CatfishNow brings you a story on flatheads of the west, big blues from California and a lady catfish angler from South Carolina gets. All the regular columns are on tap too. Start your New Year off right with the January 2018 ..
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 1/20/2018 4:16:00 PM
  • The Tiny Fishing Town In South Carolina That Survived Against All Odds
  • Shortly after midnight on September 21, 1989, one of the great old fishing villages in the state received a test. It was a battle of man versus nature as Hurricane Hugo ripped through McClellanville, South Carolina (1989 population: 333 residents ...
  • onlyinyourstate.com
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  • 1/20/2018 2:50:00 AM
  • The Best Weedless Spoons to Catch More Fish
  • plastics with fake wiggling legs and completely realistic eyes that sometimes you have to remind yourself that we caught fish before all that stuff was around,” notes South Carolina Lowcountry guide Jay Nelson, of Winyah Guide Service, who likes using ...
  • Sport Fishing on MSN.com
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  • 1/17/2018 2:46:00 AM
  • On Your Side | Animal cruelty laws in Georgia and South Carolina
  • (WRDW/WAGT) – South Carolina lawmakers are looking to make an amendment to ... competitive, hunting, trapping, fishing, wildlife management, or pest control practices or the authorized practice of veterinary medicine” as permitted under the state ...
  • WRDW-TV
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  • 1/16/2018 1:31:00 AM
  • Coast Guard looking for man who fell off fishing vessel near Myrtle Beach
  • The Coast Guard Sector in Charleston, South Carolina is searching for a man who fell off a fishing vessel 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach Friday evening. According to Lt. James Zorn with the Coast Guard, the missing fisherman is 42-year-old Howard “Dale ...
  • Myrtle Beach Online
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  • 1/6/2018 1:31:00 PM
  • surf fishing
  • My wife and I are new to South Carolina. We would like to surf fish at Edisto State Park, this summer. We took a ride out there today and could not find any tackle shops. As we have questions to ask. Like what to fish for and what to use for bait.
  • North Carolina Sportsman
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  • 1/3/2018 12:45:00 AM
  • Goode Partners backs fishing and hunting apparel maker Marolina Outdoor
  • Goode Partners has made an investment in Charleston, South Carolina-based Marolina Outdoor Inc, a maker of performance apparel for fishing and hunting enthusiasts. No financial terms were disclosed. (New York, New York) January 2, 2018 — Goode Partners ...
  • Private Equity Hub
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  • 1/2/2018 2:46:00 PM
  • 71-Year-Old Angler Takes The Lead For Final Bassmaster Classic Berth
  • The man with the heaviest two-day total in the Fish-Off will be a part of the Classic field when the event is held March 16-18 on Lake Hartwell in South Carolina. “It’s the only big tournament I’ve never fished,” Dodson said. “But I thought ...
  • Fishing World
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  • 1/1/2018 11:46:00 PM
  • Watch: 'Timid' Great White Shark Circles Fishing Boat Off South Carolina Coast
  • A group of spectators got more than what they bargained for during a fishing expedition Friday off the coast of South Carolina when they were surrounded by a great white shark. Chip Michalove, owner and operator of Outcast Fishing on Hilton Head Island ...
  • International Business Times
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  • 12/27/2017 10:19:00 AM
  • Great white shark surprises, circles fishing boat
  • Five Wisconsin natives got more than they were expecting during a fishing expedition Friday off the coast of South Carolina. Chip Michalove, owner and operator of Outcast Fishing on Hilton Head Island, SC, had planned a leisurely afternoon of catching a ..
  • Fox News
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  • 12/25/2017 6:58:00 PM
  • SC man may have caught a world record black drum fish
  • It was 43 inches in girth and 53 inches long. Due to regulations from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, the fishermen weren’t allowed to bring their fish in to be officially weighed, Kirby said. Black drum have to be between 14 and 27 ...
  • WWBT-TV NBC 12
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  • 12/22/2017 7:10:00 PM
  • Fishing report: Late autumn cold front puts chill on fishing activity
  • The greater amberjack fishery is closed to harvest for recreational anglers until March 2018. Also, cobia cannot be harvested in 2017 in South Carolina waters (to three miles offshore) or federal waters (beyond three miles) and must be released.
  • Myrtle Beach Online
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  • 12/8/2017 12:49:00 AM
  • Two Bass Fishing Adventures out of Okeechobee City
  • I had the pleasure of fishing with Mark Sackman and Mark Fisher traveling from Greenwood, South Carolina and West Palm Beach. They wanted to experience Lake Okeechobee this time of year. The first day out on the water was a great one. A strong bite was ...
  • bassonline.com
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  • 12/4/2017 10:07:00 PM
  • 1203 Fishing Report
  • William’s fleet is also finding a very good crappie bite pulling jigs in 20 feet of water in the creek channels of the South Carolina Little River. They are also catching fish on brush fishing 15 feet down over 20-25 feet of water. Guide Wendell Wilson ...
  • indexjournal.com
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  • 12/3/2017 5:42:00 AM
  • Is that fish you caught in Lowcountry waters legal?
  • Lastly, here in South Carolina the cost of a saltwater license is a joke. A SC resident license is only $10 and that is good for fishing, shrimping, crabbing and shellfish harvesting 365 days of the year. Since I travel to Georgia, Florida and North ...
  • Island Packet Online
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  • 11/30/2017 5:46:00 PM
  • Trout fishing without peer
  • The weather plays a big part in just how adventurous anglers can be this time of year, but one of the safest fishing spots in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, is also one of the best. The Mount Pleasant Pier at Memorial Waterfront Park in the Charleston ...
  • North Carolina Sportsman
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  • 11/28/2017 5:32:00 PM
  • Nine States and Growing – Falcon Boats
  • The owners’ vast boat manufacturing experience in both the freshwater and saltwater industries are combined to build an exceptional boat for fishability and serviceability. The Falcon manufacturing facility is in Newberry, South Carolina.
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 11/28/2017 3:45:00 PM

South Carolina Guides/Outfitters

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South Carolina Fishing Clubs

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