Commercial Saltwater Fishing

Commercial Saltwater Fishing License Pricing

Type of License Price
Commercial Pier License - less than or equal to 100 feet, license has reporting requirements. $150.00
Commercial Pier License greater than 100 feet, license has reporting requirements. $350.00
Charter Vessel License (6 or less passengers), license has reporting requirements. $150.00
Charter Vessel License (7 - 49 passengers), license has reporting requirements. $250.00
Charter Vessel License (50 or more passengers), license has reporting requirements. $350.00

Commercial Saltwater Fishing Laws

Summary of Laws for Fiscal Year 2013-2014
Channel Nets (PDF)
Charter Vessel Permits (PDF)
Commercial Mudminnow Fishing (PDF)
Crab Traps/Pots (PDF)
Eels (PDF)
Seine and Gill Nets (PDF)
Herring (PDF)
Public Fishing Pier (PDF)
Shad (PDF)
Shellfish (PDF)
Trawling (PDF)
Wholesale and Bait Dealers (PDF)

Note: The above documents are summaries of the laws; the actual laws can be found in the SC Code of Laws, Title 50.

Commercial Saltwater Fishing Applications

The applicant's signature is required for all commercial saltwater licenses. Proof of residency is required for all resident commercial saltwater licenses.

Applications
Commerical Saltwater License (PDF)
Saltwater Charter (PDF)
Shad or Herring Application (PDF)
Wholesale Seafood Dealer and Bait Dealer (PDF)


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