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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.

  • Outdoors calendar: fishing, hunting, boating and more
  • ABA Couples Series-S.C. Division – April 12, Lake ... South Carolina Banquet and Auction – Thursday, Greenville (The Old Cigar Warehouse, 912 S. Main St.). Contact: Hunter (864) 505-6813. Kids Fishing Derby –April 26, Calhoun Falls (Blue ...
  • Greenville Online
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  • 3/31/2014 3:47:55 AM
  • Fish didn't get away, but sole possession of record did
  • Finally, after waiting for a South Carolina Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist to arrive with an official scale, the fish was weighed in at 79 pounds, 9.6 ounces, making it the largest flathead catfish ever caught in South ...
  • Greenville Online
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  • 3/30/2014 4:32:03 AM
  • Fishing practices needlessly ravage sea life, study says
  • COLUMBIA, SC — Heaps of dead fish litter the decks of commercial trawlers each summer after boat captains pull nets from the ocean in their search for shrimp along the South Carolina coast. Sucked into the expansive shrimp nets, small fish and other ...
  • The State
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  • 3/21/2014 11:55:13 PM
  • Fishing practices needlessly ravage sea life, study says
  • COLUMBIA, SC — Heaps of dead fish litter the decks of commercial trawlers each summer after boat captains pull nets from the ocean in their search for shrimp along the South Carolina coast. Sucked into the expansive shrimp nets, small fish and ...
  • The State South Carolina's Homepage
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  • 3/21/2014 10:43:38 PM
  • Possible fishing curbs stir anger
  • “And Georgia has a wonderful fishery.” In his view, it’s unfair for his state and two neighboring ones to be restricted by “draconian” conservation measures that are “based off of Florida science and not based off South Carolina science.
  • St. Augustine Record
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  • 3/15/2014 11:55:10 PM
  • N.C.-S.C. fishing licenses discussed
  • The idea sprung from a comment by then Lake Wylie Marine ... sales could be lost, and that it was needed to preserve hunting and fishing property and for other uses by S.C. DNR. Hayes, however, sees reciprocal licensing as positive for South Carolina ...
  • The State
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  • 3/8/2014 4:29:31 AM
  • Dual fishing licenses for Lake Wylie anglers to be discussed
  • “Each state is going to be contingent ... Costs A basic, in-state fishing license in South Carolina costs $5 for 14 days, $10 for a year, or $30 for three years. A lifetime license is $300. Out-of-state prices are $11 for 14 days, $35 per ...
  • Rock Hill Herald
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  • 3/8/2014 12:54:46 AM
  • Queensbury native headed to national college bass fishing tourney
  • Queensbury High School graduate John McDougall is headed to the national college bass ... South Carolina. McDougall is part of a two-person team from Plattsburgh State that will take part in the March 6-8 FLW College Fishing National Championship tourney .
  • Post-Star
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  • 3/5/2014 10:52:28 AM
  • Cold And Clear Water
  • I usually do the majority of my bass fishing in my home state of Connecticut. Currently I am at school in South Carolina and am having trouble deciding what baits/lures to use this time of year in cold / clear water. All my go-to spinner baits/soft baits .
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 3/4/2014 6:38:56 PM
  • Western Carolina students fishing for bass tourney success
  • Last spring, then sophomore Austin Neary was a key factor in the Catamount baseball ... (including Tennessee and the University of South Carolina) field bass fishing teams.
  • Asheville Homepages Citizen Times Social Media
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  • 2/26/2014 8:19:06 PM
  • Largest fishing tournament in Carolinas returning to York County
  • noting that the tournament has stops all over North and South Carolina. The fish on Lake Wylie, though, tend to not be as large or accommodating. While bass in other lakes can be 8 pounds or more, he said, the bass in Lake Wylie usually top out ...
  • The State
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  • 2/3/2014 11:59:39 PM
  • The Outdoor Dream Foundation recognizes the T.L. Hanna Fishing Team
  • Form a bass fishing club at your school and you can also compete in tournaments around South Carolina. Clubs currently compete in inter-squad tournaments, against other schools as well as fish The Bass Federation of SC Junior Championship and other Student
  • Anderson Independent-Mail
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  • 11/18/2013 12:49:13 AM
  • State to stock fish in Oconee State Park lake
  • MOUNTAIN REST —Approximately 1,500 fish will take a ride this week to the Oconee State Park. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources announced Monday that on Wednesday, about 1,125 bluegill and 375 redear sunfish will be hauled to the park in ..
  • Anderson Independent-Mail
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  • 10/21/2013 11:12:23 PM
  • Beaufort seafood business to sell shares in exchange for fresh fish
  • Community-supported fisheries are not new or untested in South Carolina, said Frank Blum, president of the S.C. Seafood Alliance. Blum fielded questions about the practice Monday while standing on the docks of Abundant Seafood in Charleston, which has ...
  • The State
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  • 9/29/2013 9:58:15 PM
  • Regulators delay action on bottom fishing proposal
  • There is no fishing for popular snapper and grouper species in the protected areas, one of which is an artificial reef off the South Carolina coast. The areas are designed to protect some of the deep-water snapper-grouper species such as snowy grouper ...
  • Aiken Standard
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  • 9/19/2013 4:02:04 AM

South Carolina Guides/Outfitters

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South Carolina Fishing Clubs

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South Carolina Weather

Goose Creek, SC (29445)

Updated on 07:08 AM

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Wind:360° 11 Kt
Humidity:52% 
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