Lake Marion, South Carolina Fishing

Location and Fishing Information: Lake Marion is the largest lake in South Carolina which is no surprise that the fishing on this body of water is excellent. It also covers five different counties and I-95 runs through the lake as well. This body of water covers just over 110,000 acres and lies within Clarendon, Orangeburg, Berkeley, Calhoun and Sumter counties. There are 16 different boat ramps located around the 315 miles of shoreline.

Popular fish species Lake Marion

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, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Channel Catfish, Blue Catfish, Flathead Catfish and Saugeye 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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Marinas on this lake

Marina Name: Lake Marion Resort and Marina

Address: 510 Ragtime Trail, Santee, SC 29142

Phone: (803) 854-2136

Marina Name: Mill Creek Marina and Campground

Address: 216 Lake Marion Ln, Vance, SC 29163

Phone: (803) 492-7746

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