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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.

  • Why did Hilton Head have a closed meeting to discuss a small shorebird?
  • Tuesday’s meeting was closed at the request of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service field supervisor Tom McCoy, according to Jennifer Koches, a spokeswoman for the South Carolina field office of the federal agency. According to an email sent from McCoy and ...
  • Island Packet Online
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  • 7/25/2017 11:41:00 PM
  • Why is Hilton Head having a closed meeting to discuss a small shorebird?
  • But Jennifer Koches, a spokeswoman for the South Carolina field office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, said Monday the meeting was closed at the request of Fish and Wildlife field supervisor Tom McCoy. According to an email sent from McCoy and ...
  • Island Packet Online
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  • 7/25/2017 5:38:00 PM
  • Top Coast angler to cast a rod in American fishing comp.
  • But come October he'll be a little fish in a giant pond when he comes up against competitors in the Bass Nation Championships in South Carolina. The Fraser Coast angler won the nomination to represent Australia after claiming Bass Nation's Co-Angler of the
  • Fraser Coast Chronicle
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  • 7/24/2017 10:46:00 PM
  • Carolina fishing companies recognized for excellence at ICAST
  • There were 582 companies displaying a variety of fishing tackle and associated products and more than 60 were from North and South Carolina. Of those 60 some companies approximately half manufacture fishing rods and reels or line and tackle. Pure Fishing .
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  • 7/24/2017 6:37:00 PM
  • McDuffie Public Fishing Area great place for family fun
  • The afternoon bite has been starting around 3 and lasting until dark. There has been quite a bit of activity around the oxygenation system lines near Modoc, South Carolina, the fish coming from 35 to 45 feet down. The spoon bite has turned on when ...
  • The Augusta Chronicle
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  • 7/21/2017 5:43:00 AM
  • VanDam's 24-05 Leads After 'Incredible' Day 1
  • Seth Feider, a smallmouth expert from Minnesota, is 3rd with 22-11 while Brent Ehrler sits in 4th after catching 22-09. South Carolina’s Marty Robinson is 5th with 22-04. It’s hard to imagine any fishery being able to keep up such a pace, but the St ...
  • BassFan
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  • 7/20/2017 11:49:00 PM
  • Baby eel lottery is a go in Maine, where elver fishing pays
  • Maine and South Carolina are the only U.S. states with fisheries for baby eels. Maine's fishery is much larger, and the elvers have been especially valuable in recent years because foreign sources have dried up.
  • Lowell Sun
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  • 7/15/2017 1:03:00 PM
  • Fire up your grills for recipes from the season's best barbecue books
  • He has a recipe for smoked fried catfish, a fish common to the area but hardly a staple at barbecue joints. The Florence, South Carolina, native cooks whole hog using only hardwoods, as his father and grandfather did. But his sides are likely not handed ..
  • Daily Herald
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  • 7/14/2017 4:07:00 PM
  • Go Inshore for Great South Carolina Saltwater Fishing
  • It’s summer in South Carolina and the weather is perfect for cruising Low Country waters and casting to our plentiful game fish. Unfortunately, while the weather is perfect for cruising and casting, it is not necessarily perfect for catching lots of our ..
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  • 7/10/2017 6:33:00 PM
  • South Carolina running backs coach takes his players fishing
  • South Carolina running backs coach Bobby Bentley took some of his players out for a day of fishing Saturday. Bentley shared photos and a video on Twitter of the fishing successes he had with running backs A.J. Turner, Rico Dowdle, Mon Denson and Ty’Son ...
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  • 7/8/2017 6:40:00 PM
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  • Madison County Courier
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  • 7/7/2017 8:34:00 AM
  • Spawning Areas for Reef Fish Closed in South Atlantic Region
  • Implement five spawning SMZs in federal waters of the South Atlantic region off North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida (see map and coordinates below). Inside of the spawning SMZs, fishing for, retention, and possession of fish species in the snapper
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  • 7/5/2017 8:17:00 AM
  • Freaky Tumor-Laden Fish Caught From South Carolina Lake
  • What’s up with this fish in South Carolina? It’s the stuff of nightmares. Photos of a really odd-looking catfish caught in South Carolina’s Lake Cherokee are currently making the usual internet rounds. The photos of the bulb-headed mass that appears ...
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  • 7/4/2017 4:09:00 PM
  • Mutant Fish Caught in SC Lake Puzzles Experts
  • LAKE CHEROKEE, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is investigating a severely deformed fish recently caught in Lake Cherokee, a popular fishing spot, according to a Facebook post by the department. SCDNR posted pictures of ..
  • WLTX
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  • 6/29/2017 11:02:00 PM
  • SC DNR investigating mutated fish found in Upstate lake
  • The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is investigating after photos of mutated fish from an Upstate lake appeared online. The SC DNR tweeted photos of the fish on Wednesday. The photos show deformities to the fish’s head. The fish reportedly .
  • FOX Carolina
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  • 6/29/2017 11:04:00 AM
  • COASTAL OUTDOORS: Anglers have to be ‘picky’ as fishing action slows
  • Fishing action went into the slow mode last weekend and into the current one as springing tides and weather brought fast currents and widespread muddying conditions along much of the Georgia and South Carolina coastal waters. Emails and text reports of ...
  • SavannahNow
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  • 6/29/2017 1:40:00 AM
  • Tasty flounder targeted for protection
  • With populations of the tasty fish declining, South Carolina has restricted flounder fishing in an effort to help the species recover. New bag limits take effect Saturday. “Not everyone will be satisified with this, but I’ve also heard plenty of ...
  • Island Packet Online
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  • 6/29/2017 12:26:00 AM
  • Fishing For Bowfin
  • The largest certified bowfin catch was made by Robert Harmon in 1980, while fishing in Forest Lake, Florence, South Carolina. It tipped the scale at 21.8 pounds. Even if you hook into a bowfin in the 10 pound bracket, be prepared for one hellacious fight.
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  • 6/27/2017 11:58:00 PM

South Carolina Guides/Outfitters

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South Carolina Fishing Clubs

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