Regulations - Species Limits, Possession, Size
Regulations effective July 1, 2012
Possession Limit: No more than 5 combined total per person per day of largemouth, redeye, smallmouth, or their hybrids.
Size limit: No statewide length limits
Exceptions to the limits above:
- Slade's Lake—2 black bass per person per day no less than 12 inches.
- Lakes Hartwell, Keowee, Russell (including the Lake Hartwell tailwater), Thurmond, Tugaloo, Yonah, the Chattooga and Savannah Rivers and Stevens Creek Reservoir—10 fish combined total per person per day of any black bass species (largemouth, smallmouth, redeye or spotted bass).
- Game fish must be landed with head and tail fin intact.