Best Fishing in South Carolina

This list represents the most popular fishing in South Carolina. Use this list to plan your next South Carolina fishing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Lake Murray


Short Take: 50,000 acres; large tributaries, deep and shallow water, vegetation, boat docks, fallen timber. Like a number of southern bass lakes now well into middle age, Lake Murray frequently gets b…
From the guidebook "America's Best Bass Fishing"
Chapin, SC - Fishing
Published by Falcon Guides

#2. Santee Cooper


Short Take: 160,500 acres total; two separate lakes, Marion (100,500 acres) and Moultrie (60,00 acres), joined by a seven-mile canal; generally shallow, stumpy water and standing timber (Lake Marion);…
From the guidebook "America's Best Bass Fishing"
Santee, SC - Fishing
Published by Falcon Guides