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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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Find any of the 5997 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.


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.

  • Georgetown Blue Marlin Tournament celebrating 50 years
  • It was only four years earlier that Katherine “Cappy” Fitzgerald had become the first recreational angler to boat a blue marlin in South Carolina, fishing with her husband and family aboard the Fitzgerald’s 38-foot Post. Pate wouldn’t catch his ...
  • The Post and Courier
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  • 5/20/2017 7:03:00 PM
  • Gryphon Wins Big at Bohicket
  • Red-hot blue marlin fishing highlighted the Bohicket Marina Invitational Billfish Tournament, an event celebrating its 27th anniversary and also kicking off the 2017 South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series. On the first day of the tournament ...
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  • 5/19/2017 2:54:00 PM
  • Take a Child Fishing tourney on tap Saturday
  • All boaters must wear a life vest while the big motor is running. All South Carolina Fish and Game rules and regulations will apply to the event.
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  • 5/19/2017 5:29:00 AM
  • Dolphin offering awesome offshore fishing
  • Although the dolphin is one of the most prized of all marine gamefish, scientific knowledge about the fish is limited. South Carolina marine fisheries biologist Don Hammond arguably knows more about dolphin than anyone anywhere. He is head honcho of the ..
  • The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville
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  • 5/14/2017 5:11:00 AM
  • Berkeley seniors sign on for college fishing
  • Recently in April, fishermen ventured the waters at the South Carolina state championships on Lake Murray. Berkeley’s Justin Bellomy and Austin Gregory partnered for a 1 pound 14 oz. catch. Bass fishing, though rising in popularity, is not an official ...
  • Berkeley Independent
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  • 5/12/2017 2:18:00 PM
  • Casting a line? A lot of good bets this weekend in area waterways
  • Head to bottom spots in depths of 55 feet and beyond to find good numbers of king mackerel. All cobia must be released in 2017 in all waters off South Carolina. Look For: Dolphin, wahoo, tuna, billfish, vermilion snapper, black sea bass, porgy, triggerfish
  • Myrtle Beach Online
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  • 5/12/2017 3:39:00 AM
  • High water levels impact The Wild Carp Classic fishing tournament
  • Barry McPeek and his daughter, Haley took the long trip from Easley, South Carolina. "He drove a little over 900 miles takes about 13 hours," said McPeek. He traveled to fish along the Seneca River in the Wild Carp Classic Tournament, along with dozens of
  • CNY Central
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  • 5/11/2017 6:04:00 PM
  • Lake Hartwell fishing pier gets Hydro Glow Fishing Lights upgrade
  • South Carolina has about 537,000 recreational anglers in freshwater and they are all looking for opportunities to access the water,” said SCDNR Chief of Freshwater Fisheries Ross Self. “Having safe, readily available bank fishing opportunities ...
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  • 5/9/2017 4:38:00 PM
  • GENIUS: They’re Using Potato Guns As Bait Cannons For Beach Fishing Now
  • This is from South Carolina, where they have rednecks rather than good coonasses. An’ I gotta give the rednecks some credit – freezin’ a 10-inch mullet and some fish chum into a popsicle that fits in a potato gun an’ blastin’ it off into the ...
  • The Hayride
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  • 5/8/2017 10:00:00 PM
  • 0507 Fishing Reports
  • He has not seen bluefish this big in South Carolina in about 30 years! For smaller bluefish (and Spanish mackerel) in the 1-5 pound range trolling with Yozuri plugs and spoons will catch fish, but for the biggest bluefish the key is to put out a live ...
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  • 5/7/2017 3:19:00 AM
  • Bohicket Billfish Tournament kicks off 2017 S.C. Governor’s Cup
  • The South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series opens its 29th season this week with the Bohicket Marina Invitational Billfish Tournament. Activities at Bohicket begin with final registration Wednesday and fishing Thursday through Saturday.
  • The Post and Courier
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  • 5/6/2017 11:28:00 PM
  • Santee Cooper offers a wealth of fishing opportunity
  • Perhaps the number two targeted fish, just behind the bass, is catfish. Santee Cooper actually holds the South Carolina state record for largemouth bass and shell cracker and recently a new state record blue catfish came out of her waters. The catfish ...
  • Metro News
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  • 5/6/2017 1:58:00 PM
  • Want to go fishing? Here’s where to wet a line on the Grand Strand
  • Before you go, familiarize yourself with South Carolina’s fishing regulations and make sure the location you’d like to fish is open. Pawleys Island North Causeway and southern point parking access The North Causeway in Pawleys Island has limited ...
  • Myrtle Beach Online
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  • 5/4/2017 8:50:00 PM
  • Terminally-ill children no longer have to pay for hunting, fishing licenses
  • Gov. Henry McMaster signed a bill Wednesday that waives South Carolina hunting and fishing license fees for anyone under the ages of 21 who has been diagnosed with terminal of life-threatening illnesses or injuries, according to a news release from S.C ...
  • The State South Carolina's Homepage
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  • 5/4/2017 8:28:00 PM
  • Old Man Plover returns – right on time
  • Thanks to biologists in South Carolina and birders in Ontario, we also know at least part of Old Man Plover’s migration story. He was reported by Melissa Bimbi, one of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s piping plover wintering coordinators ...
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  • 5/4/2017 1:43:00 PM
  • 2017 South Carolina Family Fishing Destinations
  • South Carolina offers plenty of great fishing waters, and most anglers have their favorite spots to cast for trophies. But with temperatures warming up and the school year winding down, this is the perfect time to focus on a different kind of destination .
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  • 5/4/2017 1:37:00 AM
  • Free kids fishing rodeo set for Saturday
  • The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is hosting a free kids fishing rodeo from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The event will take place at the Burton Wells Park pond, 64 Burton Wells Road in Beaufort. Bring your own fishing equipment and bait.
  • Island Packet Online
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  • 5/3/2017 5:28:00 PM
  • The Fishing Beat (May 3)
  • It looks like rain every single day this week. Lake Erie and tributaries Mark Davis of South Carolina blocks out 10 days every year to travel to Western New York for some bass, salmon and trout fishing. The host of “Big Water Adventures” TV Show fell ...
  • Buffalo News
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  • 5/3/2017 2:36:00 PM
  • 0430 Fishing Reports
  • He has not seen bluefish this big in South Carolina in about 30 years! For smaller bluefish (and Spanish mackerel) in the 1-5 pound range trolling with Yozuri plugs and spoons will catch fish, but for the biggest bluefish the key is to put out a live ...
  • Index-Journal
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  • 4/30/2017 6:06:00 AM

South Carolina Guides/Outfitters

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South Carolina Fishing Clubs

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