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South Carolina Fishing Report

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Fishing report - What they are hitting

If you’re planning a fishing trip to South Carolina, you have some excellent choices for lakes and streams throughout the state including Hartwell Lake, Lake Greenwood, Lake Jocassee, Lake Keowee, Lake Marion, Lake Moultrie, Lake Murray, Lake Wylie, Monticello Reservoir, Richard B Russell Lake, Wateree Lake and others. Many of the lakes in South Carolina have camping facilities as well as other accommodations nearby.

South Carolina is well known for excellent Bass, Crappie and Striped Bass fishing. Additionally, in waters around the state you’ll find populations of Trout, Walleye, Catfish, Musky, Chain Pickerel, Sauger, Bowfin and sunfish including Flier Sunfish, Pumpkinseed Sunfish, Redbreast Sunfish, Redear Sunfish, Warmouth, White Bass, White Perch, Yellow Perch which are plentiful in some waters.


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Reading Fishing Reports

When reading fishing reports the most useful information is likely to be the sum total of all reports over the last couple weeks, rather than the specifics of the most current fishing report. So finding that the fish have been caught shallow over the last few weeks is more important to know than the exact lure mentioned in the latest report.

South Carolina fishing reports for lakes, rivers and streams.

Often archived South Carolina fishing reports, from prior years, can help you identify seasonal patterns for a specific lake. Review the prior reports to find consistent information for summer months of June, July and August...the fall months of September and October...the winter months of November, December, January and February. Pay special attention to the spring (March, April and May) fishing reports from prior years as they should provide information to help you predict the approximate time for the spawn.

If you are considering a visit to South Carolina for a fishing trip and are unfamiliar with the area, some of the major cities in South Carolina include Columbia, Greenville, Florence, Hartsville, Orangeburg, Ridgeland, Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Georgetown, Rock Hill and others scattered across SC, some with fishing opportunities nearby. To enhance your fishing experience, you may want to hire a local guide. Click here for a list of South Carolina fishing guides.

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Fishing report for local waters in South Carolina.