Lake Jocassee, South Carolina Fishing

Location and Fishing Information: Lake Jocassee was created in 1973 and is situated within Devils Point State Park. Not as large as some of the other lakes in South Carolina but still covers right at 7.500 acres of surface area. There is an impressive maximum depth just under 330 feet and average depth approximately 160 feet. Jocassee is known as one of the top destinations for excellent trout fishing.

Popular fish species in Lake Jocassee

There are numerous different species of fish to find on this body of water. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find White Crappie, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Catfish, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Red-eye Bass, Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout on these waters.

Species Regulations

Gamefish: No more than 40 fish to be kept in one day.

Blue Catfish: No more than one 36 inch Blue can be taken from Lake Marion or Moultrie in the same day.

Striped Bass: No more than 10 fish in one day.

Coldwater Trout: 10 per day or 10 in possession.

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