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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

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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.

  • Going on a ‘fishing trip’
  • CASTRIES, St. Lucia – A team that included representatives of the South Carolina and South Coastal districts of The Wesleyan Church went on a “fishing trip” Feb. 22-29. But this wasn’t an ordinary fishing trip – this was a trip with the goal of ...
  • The Powdersville Post
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  • 5/23/2016 12:21:07 AM
  • FISH FLASH: Wooden spool gets anglers reeling
  • “There were hundreds of them on it,” said David Cox, Paul’s twin and deckhand on the boat. Their two guys from South Carolina reeled about 16 mahi mahi, plus an amberjack to go the triggerfish and white snapper. Anglers on the Un Reel with Cap
  • The Destin Log
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  • 5/20/2016 12:34:49 PM
  • Fishing trip targeting shad nets striped bass instead
  • The way biologists tell a striper’s origin is by sending a fin clipping the size of a fingernail to a South Carolina lab. The samples are then matched to a database of brood fish. “Last week we started seeing striped bass eggs in our sample nets ...
  • The News & Observer
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  • 5/18/2016 1:24:19 AM
  • Puzzling out the red drum: Fish population surveys contradict each other
  • If they don’t reach the goal, though, the fishery could be put off limits. In South Carolina alone, the red drum fishery has been estimated to be worth $600 million per year, and catch limits are a flashpoint of contention for inshore and offshore ...
  • The Post and Courier
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  • 5/16/2016 12:00:47 AM
  • Kids fishing rodeo event Saturday, May 7
  • The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources will once again hold a Cherokee County Fishing Rodeo for area children on Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. until noon at Lake Thicketty. The event is open to children 15 years and younger. The first 100 kids .
  • The Gaffney Ledger
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  • 5/6/2016 6:24:52 AM
  • Day 1 of Walmart FLW Tour fishing tournament kicks off
  • For more information on the Fishing League WorldWide click here. A Live 5 News investigation has revealed there are no laws in South Carolina regulating doggy daycare businesses, a finding that comes after a Mount Pleasant woman's pet dog died at a Mount .
  • WSFA 12
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  • 5/5/2016 3:58:43 PM
  • Scheu’s massive flounder hauls in local fishing title
  • The tournament is the second leg of the 2016 South Carolina Governor's Cup Billfishing Series. Across town, at the Carroll Campbell Marine Complex on the Sampit River, a pair of tournaments targeting red drum are being staged. The IFA Redfish Tour ...
  • Myrtle Beach Online
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  • 4/30/2016 9:38:06 AM
  • Cape Fear River fishing results in a 'fun' day
  • I have also heard the mishmash of edible, ovoid smallish fish – crappie, warmouth, bluegill, redear, redbreast, flier - called "flatfish," by South Carolina anglers and I sort of liked it. However, after making a trip to the Northeast Cape Fear River to ..
  • Star News Online
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  • 4/28/2016 2:45:18 AM
  • Weather is good and the fish are biting
  • The eighth annual Georgetown Meatfish Slam will take place at the marina from April 28-30. The annual fishing tournament will benefit Kids Chance of South Carolina. Contact the marina for more information. Also on the docket for next month at the marina is
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  • 4/26/2016 7:15:31 PM
  • Chalk Talk: Electronics in the shallows
  • For example, at the 2015 Bassmaster Classic on South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell, he worked a row of docks, all of which looked the same from above the surface, but only one of them produced fish. Not coincidentally, it was the one that held brush ...
  • BassFan
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  • 4/22/2016 3:56:50 AM
  • Sunline Strong Performer: Beaver
  • "On paper it looks horrible, but I actually had a decent first day," said the rookie from South Carolina. "You've got that 15-inch slot (for largemouths and smallmouths), so I was throwing back some pretty good fish that weren't quite keepers, and I lost .
  • BassFan
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  • 4/21/2016 10:41:52 PM
  • Bassmaster pros to fish two lakes
  • "Sight fishing is one of my strengths, and you have to play to your strengths," said Kelly Jordon, who finished third in the Elite Series tournament April 7-10 at South Carolina's Winyah Bay. "It makes you nervous to depend completely on sight fishing ...
  • NWA Online
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  • 4/21/2016 2:32:07 AM
  • Kicker Helps Herren Lay Strong Foundation
  • “I’m still fishing with the same line I had on in South Carolina,” he quipped. Today, he totaled 15 keepers, three of which were 3 pounds or better. “It went really well,” he said. “Yesterday, I got clued into the area after I caught a 4 1/2 ...
  • BassFan
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  • 4/20/2016 11:54:38 PM
  • Sunline Strong Performer – Beaver
  • "On paper it looks horrible, but I actually had a decent first day," said the rookie from South Carolina. "You've got that 15-inch slot (for largemouths and smallmouths), so I was throwing back some pretty good fish that weren't quite keepers, and I lost .
  • BassFan
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  • 4/20/2016 11:54:38 PM
  • McCoy Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Santee Cooper
  • The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide SUMMERTON, S.C. (April 18, 2016) – Ronnie McCoy of Lamar, South Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 25 pounds, 5 ounces, Saturday to win the Bass Fishing League ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 4/19/2016 12:47:07 AM
  • Fishing report: Anglers’ finding succes despite windy conditions
  • The current minimum harvest size for the species is 13 inches. The eighth annual Georgetown Meatfish Slam, which benefit Kids Chance of South Carolina, will take place at the marina from April 28-30. Contact the marina for more information. The redfish ...
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  • 4/13/2016 4:28:59 AM
  • Cooper, Santee Churned Out Best Bags
  • With a fishery still recovering from historic flooding last fall, there were so many question marks about the Winyah Bay Elite Series, held last week along the South Carolina coast. Maybe more than any other Elite Series tournament before it, Winyah Bay ..
  • BassFan
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  • 4/13/2016 4:00:21 AM
  • Hite In Comfort Zone, But Jordon’s Lurking
  • His 3-day total of 49-00 works out to nearly a 4 1/2-pound average for the 11 fish he’s weighed in. Day-2 leader Britt Myers is the lone South Carolina pro to make the top-12 cut. He managed 8-15, his smallest bag of the week, and slipped to 3rd with 46 ..
  • BassFan
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  • 4/9/2016 11:39:03 PM
  • Sight Fishing Spring Largemouth
  • They work the shoreline and describe the different types of fish they encountered on the way. While they are fishing South Carolina, the takeaways will work on any home water for the upcoming spring bite. Go get 'em!
  • scout
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  • 4/8/2016 4:37:54 PM
  • Lefebre to fish Bassmaster Elite event in South Carolina
  • Harborcreek Township pro fisherman Dave Lefebre will begin competing in the second Bassmaster Elite tournament of the season today on Winyah Bay in Georgetown, S.C. Lefebre is fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series for the first time after spending 13 seasons
  • Goerie
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  • 4/7/2016 4:14:38 AM
  • If the fish don’t bite, that’ll be alright
  • According to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, the facility passes approximately 400,000 American shad, 350,000 blueback herring, and numerous striped bass, catfish, panfish and other aquatic species into Lakes Marion and Moultrie annuall
  • The Kings' Tree News
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  • 4/6/2016 5:48:52 AM

South Carolina Guides/Outfitters

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South Carolina Fishing Clubs

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South Carolina Weather

Columbia, SC (29201)

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Feels like: 76°F

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