Statewide Changes for Striped, White & Hybrid Bass

Water Body Fish Size Limit Possession
Limit
Statewide except the Savannah River White Bass None 10
Statewide except the waterbodies listed below: Striped Bass None 10
Statewide Striped Bass None 10
Ashepoo River; Ashley River; Back River in Jasper County and the Back River in Berkeley County; Black River; Black Mingo Creek; Bull Creek and Little Bull Creek; Combahee River; Cooper River system; Coosawhatchie River; Cuckholds Creek; Edisto River; Horseshoe Creek; Lumber River; Lynches River; Great Pee Dee and Little Pee Dee Rivers; Pocotaligo in Beaufort, Jasper, and Hampton Counties; Salkehatchie and Little Salkehatchie Rivers; Sampit River; Santee River system; Tulifinny River; Thoroughfare Creek; and Waccamaw Striped Bass

Oct 1 - May 31: 26 inches

3
Jun 1 - Sept 30: closed except catch and release on the Lower Saluda River
Lake Murray Striped Bass Oct 1 - May 31: 21 inches 5
Jun 1- Sept 30: any length Unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess more than 5
Saluda River (Middle Reach) Striped Bass Oct 1 - May 31: 21 inches 5
Jun 1- Sept 30: any length Unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess more than 5
Saluda River (Lower Reach) Striped Bass Oct 1 - May 31: 26 inches 3
Jun 1 - Sept 30: any length Unlawful to take or possess
Lake Russell Striped Bass & Hybrid Bass or a combintation Only 1 fish larger than 34 inches 2
Savannah River (Lower Reach) Striped, Hybrid & White Bass or a combination 27 inches 2
Lake Hartwell & Lake Thurmond Striped & Hybrid Bass or a combination Only 3 fish over 26 inches 10
Lake Hartwell Striped & Hybrid Bass or a combination Only 1 fish over 34 inches 2