Nongame Changes in Regions 3 & 4

Richland, Lexington, Newberry, Saluda, Orangeburg, Calhoun, Aiken, Barnwell, Sumter, Bamberg, Allendale, Clarendon, Georgetown, Berkeley, Dorchester, Charleston, Hampton, Jasper, Colleton, Beaufort, and Horry

Water Body Device Limits
Ashepoo River Eel Pots 2 recreational; 75 commercial
Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Ashley River Eel Pots 2 recreational; 75 commercial
Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Black River Gill Nets No Change
Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Traps 2 recreational; 10 commercial (downstream of Pea House Landing)
Trotlines 1 line with 50 hooks recreational; 5 lines with 250 hooks commercial
Broad River Seines No Change
Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Traps 2 recreational; 5 commercial
Trotlines 1 lines with 50 hooks recreational; 3 lines with 150 hooks commercial
Buffalo Creek Seines Not Allowed
Combahee River Eel Pots 2 recreational ;75 commercial
Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Trot lines 1 line with 50 hooks recreational; 5 lines with 250 hooks commercial
Water Body Device Limits
Congaree River Gervais St to confluence with Wateree River Hoop Nets 10 commercial
Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Traps 2 recreational; 10 commercial
Trotlines 1 lines with 50 hooks recreational; 3 lines with 150 hooks commercial
Cooper River No eel pots, set hooks, traps or trotlines allowed upstream from Wadboo Creek  No Change
Eel Pot 2 recreational; 5 commercial
Elver Fyke Nets 10 commercial license ; May be used in Cooper R. and tributaries from saltwater / freshwater dividing line up to RR trestle at Tailrace Canal
Pump Nets 1 recreational
Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial; Not allowed upstream of Wadboo Creek
Skimbow Nets 1 recreational
Traps 2 recreational; 25 commercial; Not allowed upstream of Wadboo Creek
Trotlines 1 line with 50 hooks recreational; 3 lines with 150 hooks commercial; Not allowed upstream of Wadboo Creek
Coosawhatchie /Tullifinny Rivers Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Edisto River Eel Pot 2 recerational;75 commercial
Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Trotlines 1 line with 50 hooks recreational;  5 lines with 250 hooks commercial
Water Body Device Limits
The Four Holes Lakes system in Dorchester County; includes Mallard's Lake, Mims Lake, Shuler Lake, Woods Lake, Bridge Lake, Little Pond Lake, Steed's Lake, John's Hole Lake, Rock's Lake and Mouth of Four Holes Lake Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Gill Nets No Change
Lakes Marion and Moultrie and the Upper Santee River (see trotline restriction) Traps 2 recreational; 25 commercial
Trotlines 1 line with 50 hooks recreational; 3 lines with 400 hooks per line commercial
Lake Murray Traps 2 recreational;  5 commercial
Trotlines 1 line with 50 hooks recreational; 3 lines with 150 hooks commercial
New River Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Old River Set Hooks Nongame equipment not allowed
Trotlines Nongame equipment not allowed
  Red Bank Creek (Saluda Co.) west  of Highway 121 Seines Nongame equipment not allowed
Salkehatchie River Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Saluda River
(Lower Reach)
Traps 2 recreational
Trotlines 1 line with 50 hooks total recreational
Sampit River Gill Nets No Change
Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Skimbow Nets 1 recreational
Traps 2 recreational;  25 commercial
Water Body Device Limits
Santee River (Lower Reach), downstream of USGS gauging station 1715 only Eel Pots 2 recreational;  75 commercial
Skimbow nets 1 recreational
Traps 2 recreational; 50 commercial
Trotlines 1 line with 50 hooks recreational; 5 lines with 250 hooks commercial
Savannah River (Lower Reach) Eel Pots 2 recreational; 75 commercial
Gill Nets No Change
Hoop Nets 10 commercial
Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Traps 2 recreational;  40 commercial
Trotlines 1 line with 50 hooks total recreational; 5 lines with 250 hooks commercial
Twelve Mile Creek Set Hooks  Not allowed 
Traps   Not allowed
Trotlines  Not allowed 
Waccamaw River Eel Pots 2 recreational;
75 commercial below Bull Creek junction to saltwater / freshwater dividing line
Gill Nets No Change
Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Skimbow nets 1 recreational
Trotlines 1 line with 50 hooks recreational; 5 lines with 250 hooks commercial
Wateree River Hoop Nets 10 commercial
Set Hooks 50 recreational; 50 commercial
Traps 2 recreational;  40 commercial
Trotlines 1 line with 50 hooks recreational; 3 lines with 150 hooks commercial