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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

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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.

  • 1119 Fishing Report
  • William’s fleet is also finding a very good crappie bite pulling jigs in 20 feet of water in the creek channels of the South Carolina Little River. They are also catching fish on brush fishing 15 feet down over 20-25 feet of water. Guide Wendell Wilson ...
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  • 11/19/2017 4:16:00 AM
  • Opening Red Snapper Season
  • The Council discussed the changes during their meeting Monday in Charleston, South Carolina. The Council requested an emergency action from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to open a 2017 red snapper season in South Atlantic federal waters.
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  • 9/27/2017 7:54:00 PM
  • Patterson Wins IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Event at Georgetown, South Carolina
  • Kayak angler takes home more than $3,000 in prize money NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – Mark Patterson, of Greensboro, North Carolina, measured a combined limit of 57.88 inches to win the final regular-season event for the 2017 Atlantic Division of the IFA ...
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  • 9/27/2017 7:21:00 AM
  • South Atlantic Council to Open Red Snapper Season
  • The Council discussed the changes during their meeting Monday in Charleston, South Carolina. The Council requested an emergency action from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to open a 2017 red snapper season in South Atlantic federal waters.
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  • 9/27/2017 7:21:00 AM
  • IFA Redfish Tours Head to Georgetown, South Carolina
  • NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – Inshore anglers from across the Carolinas and surrounding regions will converge at Georgetown, South Carolina, September 23-24, for the final regular-season events for the Atlantic Division of the 2017 IFA Redfish Tour Presented ..
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  • 9/14/2017 6:45:00 AM
  • Old steel bridge becoming fishing reef
  • There, in over 300 feet of water, it will become part of the South Carolina Memorial Reef, providing habitat for fish and sea life on what was formerly a sandy stretch of seafloor. The Memorial Reef fund was started by an independent group of anglers who .
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  • 9/6/2017 6:15:00 AM
  • Recovery: Restoring Decency to Tarpon Tournaments
  • In 2013 South Carolina followed suit with a one-fish limit of 77 inches. After 1989, the year Florida made it illegal to kill a tarpon unless it exceeded the state record, the population surged; and fish piled back into Boca Grande Pass, a staging area for
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  • 9/5/2017 10:12:00 AM
  • Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing North Carolina boaters
  • Their 22-foot fishing boat was found 15 miles east of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, hours after the Coast Guard announced the search had expanded south. “After an exhaustive search on the water and from the air over the past week, we made the difficult .
  • WNCT
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  • 9/4/2017 1:05:00 PM
  • Upstate High School Students Compete in Lander Bass Fishing Tournament
  • High school students from throughout Upstate South Carolina competed in the first annual Bearcat ... redeye or smallmouth bass reaching a minimum length of 12 inches. The fish were released after the official weigh-in. Earning first-place honors were ...
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  • 9/3/2017 1:40:00 PM
  • We need to act to save oceans
  • It is estimated that by 2050 there will be as much plastic in the ocean as there are fish! Pollution has a very negative ... The governors of Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North and South Carolina are all opposed to the testing and drilling.
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  • 9/3/2017 8:23:00 AM
  • South Carolina anglers make big hauls at Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament
  • South Carolina Governor's Cup Billfishing Series participants brought back boat loads of awards and cash from the Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament that was held Aug. 23-26 out of Rudee Inlet with Charleston boats Anticipation and Daymaker finishing ...
  • The Post and Courier
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  • 9/2/2017 3:46:00 PM
  • Coast Guard finds fishing boat; 2 North Carolina men missing
  • Their 22-foot fishing boat was found 15 miles east of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, hours after the Coast Guard announced the search had expanded south. Petty Officer 1st Class Luke Clayton said Friday that the boat hadn't capsized, but was just floating
  • Island Packet Online
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  • 9/1/2017 11:12:00 PM
  • Hunting and Fishing License Costs Rising
  • That money goes to more food plots, stocking more fish, and hiring more than 40 game wardens. Again, how much your fees go up depends on what kind of license you get. South Carolina's prices are not going to change.
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  • 9/1/2017 8:59:00 PM
  • Best Fall Bass Fishing in Palmetto State
  • In either case, when you find the bass, the fishing can be outstanding. If the weather has been stable, it will still be hot in South Carolina and odds are the first part of the month will have bass holding in deeper water. Typically they’ll be 12- to 15 .
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  • 8/30/2017 4:43:00 PM
  • Prime Fall Catfishing in Carolina
  • The other creeks — Catawba, Paw, Steele and Boyds — also have catfish. However, if you fish on the South Carolina side, you must have a South Carolina fishing license.” Neeley begins trolling at the backs of the creeks in 8 to 10 feet of water ...
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  • 8/24/2017 4:11:00 PM
  • Record year for Charleston Harbor Tarpon Release Tournament
  • It's less than a month until the early teal season for South Carolina hunters (Sept. 15-30), and overall duck numbers remain high. According to a Ducks Unlimited news release based on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's 2017 trends in duck breeding ...
  • The Post and Courier
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  • 8/20/2017 3:10:00 PM
  • Smallmouth Experience Helped Foutz Adapt
  • South Carolina's Lake Hartwell, the venue for that event, is just a 3-hour drive from Dayton. "It's probably going to be a little tough, but I've got to buckle down and stay in the books," he said. "Fishing's important, but education is just as important .
  • BassFan
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  • 8/18/2017 4:25:00 AM
  • Great Pastor Fishing Trips
  • I had the pleasure of fishing with Brad Lewis and his son. Brad is a great Pastor and is traveling from South Carolina for some Central Florida bass fishing. It is always a blessing to be part of these fishing trips and to be able to catch largemouth bass.
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  • 8/16/2017 9:54:00 PM
  • This Week on Outdoor Channel/Sportsman Channel/World Fishing Network
  • Thursday evening brings explorations from the some of the most pristine fishing destinations in the Sunshine State on Florida Adventure Quest before cobia fishing and amazing swarms of amberjacks on top water fishing takes place in South Carolina on ...
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  • 8/14/2017 6:53:00 AM
  • Release Five Small Blues or Fish for One Big Bite?
  • Releasing them all helps preserve the species, which is a priority for the South Carolina Governor’s Cup tournaments. A big fish is tremendously challenging, but it can be monotonous riding around waiting for that one bite. We fish mostly dink baits ...
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  • 8/14/2017 5:51:00 AM
  • Bloomington's Albertson making a splash in Bass Fishing League
  • The winning team from South Florence High School in South Carolina caught five fish weighing 43 pounds, 3 ounces. Blake Albertson participated in his final high school national championship, coming in 20th along with teammate Dillan White, who will be a ..
  • Herald Times
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  • 8/13/2017 7:09:00 AM

South Carolina Guides/Outfitters

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South Carolina Fishing Clubs

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