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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, warmouth, white bass, white perch, yellow perch, striped bass and chain pickerel at Lake Marion in South Carolina.
Lake Marion, SC

The largest lake in South Carolina, Lake Marion is the upper lake in the Santee Cooper Reservoir system. Excellent fishing opportunities abound at this 110,000-acre lake in the central part of the state, at Santee. Over 300 miles of shoreline entice fishing enthusiasts to wet a line most every where you look. Major fishing access areas for fishing from the bank include C. Alex Harvin Landing Pier, Rimini Landing Pier, Taw Caw Creek Park Pier and Taw Caw Creek Park Bank. Sixteen boat launch ramps provide easy access for pleasure boats, pontoons, fishing boats and sailboats. Canoes and kayaks can be portaged from landings and fishing access areas. Over a dozen fish attractors are located around the lake. Also some of the best fish cover in the lake, submerged stumps, standing cypress trees and aquatic vegetation, can also be a major hazard to boat navigation. Big bass, monster catfish and healthy shellcrackers are the main draw here. The lake also has very good fishing for crappie, perch, stripers, white bass, numerous sunfish species and chain pickerel. Marinas, stores, camping, lodging and other amenities are at the ready to enhance your family vacation or fishing trip to Lake Marion.

Fishing Boats For Rent In South Carolina

Primary fish species residing in Lake Marion

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Redbreast Sunfish Redear Sunfish Warmouth Sunfish White Bass White Perch Yellow Perch Striped bass Chain pickerel

Lake Marion Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Fishing Boat Rentals

Carolina King Retreat & Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
803 478-2800

Santee Boat Rentals
Rentals: Fishing boats, jon boats and pontoons
803 974-0865

Click here for a South Carolina Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Mac's Landing Campground - 843 351-4452

Rocks Pond Campground & Marina - 803 492-7711

Lake Marion Resort & Marina Campground - 803 854-2136

Poplar Creek Landing Campground - 803 897-2811

Stumphole Landing Campground - 803 826-6111

Elliott's Landing Campground - 803 452-5336

Santee - Santee Lakes KOA Campground - 803 478-2262

Taw Caw Campground & Marina - 803 478-2171

Camp Robinson Campground - 803 478-2342

Lighthouse Pointe Family RV Park - 803 478-2138

Lake Marion SC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Marion
Taw Caw Campground & Marina
1328 Joyner Dr
Summerton, SC 29148
803 478-2171


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