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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.

  • Super Weather, Slow Fishing at KDW Classic
  • The data is sent to the Dolphinfish Research Program based in Charleston, South Carolina. Marine scientists are using the data for ongoing studies related to age and growth, as well as distribution of the species. Approximately 40 dolphin were sampled this
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  • 6/15/2016 7:27:48 PM
  • Elloree's Howard wins FLW Bass Fishing event
  • CAMDEN – Chuck Howard of Elloree weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 11 ounces on June 4 to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Wateree. For his victory, Howard took home $5,718. Howard said .
  • Times and Democrat
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  • 6/12/2016 2:27:43 AM
  • Pavey: Iguanas join long list of non-native species in Florida
  • HARTWELL STRIPERS: South Carolina wildlife officials released about 1.2 million striped bass and hybrid bass at Lake Hartwell earlier this month as part of its annual stocking program for sport fishing. The fish were produced at the Dennis Wildlife Center
  • The Augusta Chronicle
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  • 6/11/2016 9:05:36 PM
  • Herring spawn 1st time in 85 years
  • Water moves along Wynants Kill upstream from where it flows through a concrete channel into the Hudson River in Troy, N.Y. An old iron dam was removed from the channel to allow ocean-going fish access ... Atlantic coast from South Carolina to Maine ...
  • Toledo Blade
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  • 6/11/2016 2:46:13 PM
  • June 12 Outdoors Calendar
  • Santee Cooper Father’s Day catfish tournament The John “Roundtrip” Ham Memorial Santee Cooper Father’s Day Fishing Tournament to benefit ... and the Coastal Conservation Association of South Carolina. Visit fishingformiracles.org.
  • The Post and Courier
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  • 6/11/2016 12:58:50 PM
  • Fort McAllister Kingfish Tournament today
  • Hosted by Fort McAllister Sport Fishing Club, the event is expected to draw scores ... Each year, anglers from around the southeast — including Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina — commit to spending a weekend in the Coastal Empire.
  • SavannahNow
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  • 6/11/2016 9:31:15 AM
  • Herring spawn in NY tributary for 1st time in 85 years
  • Dams built during the Industrial Revolution caused herring populations to crash along the Atlantic coast from South Carolina to Maine ... are not only highly valued commercial and sport fish, but also are an integral part of the aquatic food chain.
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 6/11/2016 5:56:30 AM
  • Ashley with 3rd round BassFest lead after another big day
  • That seems especially true this week if the video camera is trained on the Donalds, South Carolina native and Bassmaster ... he says that it might be the area that he is fishing in since it seems to contain a good number of fish and some sizable ones ...
  • Durant Daily Democrat
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  • 6/11/2016 3:54:48 AM
  • Stripers stocked in Moultrie
  • Hatchery-reared fish are stocked in the state’s rivers, major impoundments and smaller DNR-managed fishing lakes. The goal is to provide South Carolina’s citizens and visitors with the best recreational fishing opportunity possible while protecting and ...
  • Times and Democrat
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  • 6/11/2016 1:03:00 AM
  • Summer offers a special delivery to local waters
  • As summer arrives, so do notable warm-season visitors from the south – one protected mammal and one sport fish. These are marine visitors ... It is legal to harvest – or kill – a tarpon, as South Carolina saltwater anglers are allowed one tarpon ...
  • Myrtle Beach Online
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  • 6/10/2016 10:44:01 AM
  • Tarleton State University Leads College Wild Card Event
  • Ziober and Ebare are fishing for the Tarleton State University bass club ... 1 ounce. The University of South Carolina is fifth with 15 pounds, 15 ounces. Ziober and Ebare are finding the most success early in shallow water, and then moving deep.
  • Fishing World
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  • 6/10/2016 2:15:47 AM
  • Biologists to begin monitoring cobia
  • There is a good bite beneath the Highway 378 bridge in the evening. The best areas to fish include Grays Creek, Soap Creek, Fishing Creek, South Carolina Little River and below Russell Dam. The crappie bite continues to be good over brush piles in 20 to 30
  • The Augusta Chronicle
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  • 6/9/2016 11:31:08 PM
  • DNR stocks Lake Hartwell with 1.2 million fish
  • The striped bass are the distinct Savannah River Strain, DNR officials said. Fishing is a huge industry for South Carolina, with $680 million spent by fishermen annually, according to a survey by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. DNR also reminded the ..
  • Live 5 WCSC
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  • 6/9/2016 9:50:55 PM
  • Try these tactics to catch dolphin out of Hatteras Island
  • Engle, who fished on the University of South Carolina Fishing Team that has won the past ... and just crank it like we’re bass fishing on a lake. It catches fish, and really adds to the experience. They will really put a reel like that to the test ...
  • northcarolinasportsman.com
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  • 6/9/2016 1:55:29 AM
  • Ashley Catches Lone 20-Pound Sack On Day 1
  • The rest of the day went rather smoothly for the former Bassmaster Classic champion from South Carolina. Ashley, who's had an up-and-down 2016 campaign, put the biggest fish of the day (a 6-15 bruiser) into his livewell in the opening hour and it provided
  • BassFan
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  • 6/9/2016 12:43:54 AM
  • Howard Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Wateree
  • The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide CAMDEN, S.C. (June 6, 2016) – Chuck Howard of Elloree, South Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 11 ounces, Saturday to win the Bass Fishing League ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 6/7/2016 12:24:48 AM
  • N. AL U Anglers Qualify Ranger Cup T.O.Y Challenge
  • The North Alabama teammates will be matched against anglers from South Carolina University, which had the highest place of finish for a Ranger Cup University-qualified team in March's FLW College Fishing National Championship. Anglers from the two schools
  • OutdoorsFIRST
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  • 6/4/2016 3:37:28 PM
  • N. AL U Anglers Qualify Ranger Cup T.O.Y Challenge
  • The North Alabama teammates will be matched against anglers from South Carolina University, which had the highest place of finish for a Ranger Cup University-qualified team in March's FLW College Fishing National Championship. Anglers from the two schools
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 6/4/2016 3:15:59 PM
  • Wal-Mart FLW fishing tourney at Lake Wateree on Saturday
  • The Wal-Mart FLW Bass Fishing League will stop at Lake Wateree on Saturday, June 4 for South Carolina Division anglers with an event on Lake Wateree. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards of up to $8,000 and $3,000, respectively
  • chronicle-independent.com
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  • 6/2/2016 2:39:35 AM
  • Man dies after fishing boat capsizes in Gilbert
  • GILBERT, S.C. (WOLO) – A man died this morning in Gilbert after the boat he was fishing from capsized, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources said. Officials said they were notified around 9:30 a.m. Saturday about the incident. Lexington ...
  • ABC Columbia
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  • 5/28/2016 9:04:54 AM
  • Lifetime hunting, fishing licenses presented to sons of fallen officer
  • The sons of fallen Greenville Police Officer Allen Jacobs will never have to purchase a hunting or fishing license. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Region 1 Officer Frank Jordan, State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) Agent Joe Jordan .
  • Mourtrie News
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  • 5/27/2016 1:45:15 PM

South Carolina Guides/Outfitters

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South Carolina Fishing Clubs

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South Carolina Weather

Goose Creek, SC (29445)

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