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August 28, 2009

Fishing a great value for family and friends

Getting a license to fish in South Carolina is still the best value for your dollar even as temperatures are slowly beginning to cool off and fishing is heating up. A quality angling experience awaits at any one of the many beautiful lakes, streams or rivers in the Palmetto State. A resident freshwater fishing license is still only $10 annually. If you are feeling even more adventurous then get the Resident Sportsman License, which includes hunting, freshwater fishing, big game, and game management for only $50 annually.

Buying a fishing license is even easier than ever by either calling toll-free 7 days a week 24 hours a day at 1-866-714-3611.

Fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing contribute almost $2.2 billion annually to South Carolina’s economy with 800,000 resident and non-resident anglers.

South Carolina's natural resources are essential for economic development and contribute nearly $30 billion and 230,000 jobs to the state's economy overall. Find out why Life's Better Outdoors.

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