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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.

  • Fishing is still good as season winds down
  • Cobia and red snapper still cannot be harvested in South Carolina waters and must be released immediately. Bottom-fishing remains very good for anglers right now. Black sea bass, vermillion snapper, grouper, triggerfish, porgy, grunts and amberjack are all
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  • 11/30/2016 10:24:57 AM
  • Great fishing, friendship, weather and scenery – much to be thankful for
  • Super weather, great fishing, great friendship and beautiful scenery – so much to be thankful for along our South Carolina coast on this Thanksgiving weekend. The marine species of fish raised at the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources ...
  • Myrtle Beach Online
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  • 11/25/2016 5:15:55 AM
  • Shimano Announces High School/College Fishing Program
  • LADSON, South Carolina -- To engage young anglers – especially those already enjoying the growing popularity in high school and college bass fishing tournaments, Shimano will kick-off its youth fishing program on December 1, announces Steve Ferrara ...
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  • 11/22/2016 9:22:52 AM
  • Upstate Outdoors: Coastal fishing after Matthew
  • Just more than a month ago, the prospects of fishing anywhere off the South Carolina coast looked dismal. Hurricane Matthew had spun through the Caribbean and was charging northward up the Atlantic Coast as a Category 4 Hurricane, bringing with it damaging
  • Greenville Online
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  • 11/10/2016 5:00:54 PM
  • Fishing guides show appreciation for veterans
  • Earlier this week, however, they were able to enlist other fishing guides to treat Wounded Warriors of South Carolina and other veterans on a memorable half-day fishing experience on the Santee Cooper lakes. The event was called the Reel Steel Military ...
  • The Post and Courier
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  • 11/5/2016 11:59:02 AM
  • Friends catch Lake Wylie's biggest fish
  • The hey hit the lake for the Carolina Cat catfish qualifier. They headed for the North Carolina side of the lake that bisects South Carolina and that other Carolina while all the big shots except one headed for the South Carolina side. "We joked we were ..
  • Island Packet Online
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  • 10/31/2016 4:33:59 AM
  • Top 5 Shark Fishing Destinations in the US
  • The best times to fish are June and July. North and South Carolina offer some epic shark fishing opportunities. Cape Hatteras is arguably one of the best places to fish for shark along the Atlantic coast. Big sharks and high numbers of sharks are present .
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  • 10/27/2016 11:12:26 AM
  • Snead State sophomore awarded fishing scholarship
  • Snead State sophomore Chasten Beck has been awarded a full ride to Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina to continue his fishing career. This year marks the second year for the Snead State fishing team. Beck, the founder and president of the ...
  • Sand Mountain Reporter
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  • 10/22/2016 1:17:04 AM
  • Snead State fishing team
  • Snead State sophomore Chasten Beck has been awarded a full ride to Lander University in South Carolina to continue his fishing career. This marks the second year of Snead State’s fishing team. Beck helped found the team and serves as president.
  • Sand Mountain Reporter
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  • 10/22/2016 1:17:04 AM
  • Tarpon Acoustic Tagging Study in South Carolina
  • BTT scientist JoEllen Wilson and collaborating scientist Lucas Griffin placed BTT acoustic tags in South Carolina tarpon for the first time this week as part of the Tarpon Acoustic Tagging Program generously sponsored by Maverick Boat Group. Both fish ...
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  • 10/21/2016 7:30:29 AM
  • South Carolina Tarpon Fishing
  • South Carolina Tarpon Fishing is in Pawleys Island, so you’re right in the heart of the Myrtle Beach area. As you’ll be close to the attractions, entertainment, dining, golf and shopping that make Myrtle Beach, SC one of the top family vacation ...
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  • 10/20/2016 11:59:31 PM
  • SCDNR closes area shell fishing
  • MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The South Carolina Department of Natural resources has closed shell fishing from Charleston to Horry County due in part to low salinity levels resulting from rivers emptying into the ocean after floods. The closure will likely ...
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  • 10/20/2016 4:07:04 PM
  • Upstate Outdoors: Area becoming stronghold for high school bass fishing
  • A little more than 8 years ago, the thought of a bass fishing team at the high school level was unheard of. Officials with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources considered petitioning the S.C. High School League to make bass fishing a varsity
  • Greenville Online
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  • 10/20/2016 10:37:47 AM
  • Kennard: It’s fall, football and fishing season
  • Before moving to South Carolina last year, we spent a few years in Utah, home to some of the best trout fishing streams and lakes in the country. One fall morning about this time of year, my daughter Ryley and I decided to try our luck at a high mountain .
  • Berkeley Independent
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  • 10/19/2016 12:30:31 AM
  • The Eagle, The Fishing Pole, and Diabetes
  • I usually ‘catch and release’ much smaller fish…2-7 pound bass. When we moved off Long Island and to South Carolina, we moved to a house that has a lake in our back yard, with much woods and forest across the lake. God’s landscape.
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  • 10/18/2016 10:04:22 AM
  • Catch more fish with this live bait/artificial lure strategy
  • His setup is different from most inshore anglers he encounters: it’s a trick he learned while freshwater fishing as a kid on Lake Wylie along the North Carolina-South Carolina line between Charlotte and Rock Hill. “I never saltwater fished until I was ...
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  • 10/13/2016 11:00:25 AM
  • Tennessee's Norris Lake readies for Walmart FLW Tour Invitational
  • The 2017 Forrest Wood Cup will be on Lake Murray in Columbia, South Carolina, Aug. 11-13 and is hosted by the Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board. For complete details and updated information visit
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 10/7/2016 3:10:54 PM
  • Tennessee’s Norris Lake readies for Walmart FLW Tour Invitational
  • The 2017 Forrest Wood Cup will be on Lake Murray in Columbia, South Carolina, Aug. 11-13 and is hosted by the Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board. For complete details and updated information visit
  • OutdoorsFIRST
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  • 10/7/2016 2:42:16 PM
  • Bass Fishing Club president wants a perfect catch
  • Both Clark and Austin qualified for nationals in South Carolina as a pair last season, which Austin described as his “coolest experience” fishing for Sac State. The pair competed against over 80 different colleges in nationals and finished with a top ...
  • State Hornet
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  • 10/6/2016 12:34:37 PM
  • S.C. Man Arrested for Charter without a License in Louisiana
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents arrested a South Carolina man for alleged charter fishing guide violations on Sept. 29 in St. Bernard Parish. Agents arrested James Hough, 39, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, for guiding
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  • 10/3/2016 6:25:56 AM

South Carolina Guides/Outfitters

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South Carolina Fishing Clubs

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South Carolina Weather

Charleston, SC (29401)

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