Changes to 2013 - 2014 Rules and Regulations

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Date
Changed
Page
Number
Change
8/13/2013 50

Under Hunting - Deer Rules and Regulations, Deer Seasons on Private Lands

The sixth bullet on the page in the last sentence:

Original Verbiage:

"Tags must ge attached to the deer and validated as specified on the tag form."

Changed to:

"Tags must be attached to the deer and validated as specified on the tag form."

 

9/18/2013 10

Under General Privilege Fees, South Carolina DNR, Privilege Fees July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014

The second table labeled "Non-game Freshwater Fishing Privileges"

The first row, privilege type "Jug Permit," under column heading "Notes, Prerequisites:"

Original Verbiage:

"1 per per licensee. Required to use 3-50 jugs."

Changed to:

"1 permit per licensee; allows up to 50 jugs subjective to body of water."

9/18/2013 10

Under General Privilege Fees, South Carolina DNR, Privilege Fees July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014

The second table labeled "Non-game Freshwater Fishing Privileges"

The second row, privilege type "Jug Permit Permit," under column heading "Notes, Prerequisites:"

Original Verbiage:

"1 per per licensee. Required to use 3-50 hooks."

Changed to:

"1 permit per licensee; allows up to 50 hooks subjective to body of water."

9/20/2013 20

Under Fishing, Freshwater Fish Size and Possession Limits Cont.

Added a new row to the table:

Water Body Fish Size Limit Possession Limit
Per Person Per Day
Lake Keowee Smallmouth Bass 12 inches No more than 10 combined total of smallmouth, largemouth, redeye, spotted bass or their hybrids.

11/19/2013 42

Under Saltwater Fishing, Size and Catch Limits, South Carolina, Snapper Grouper Complex

The table labeled 'Porgies and Snappers', the second row on the table, for the species named - Vermillion Snapper the Closed Season has changed.

Original Verbiage:

"Closed: Nov. 1 - Mar. 31"

Changed to:

"Open year round, effective September 5, 2013"

7/1/2014 40

Under Saltwater Fishing, Size and Catch Limits, South Carolina, Finfish: Inshore and Offshore.

The table labeled 'Inshore Finfish', the fifth row on the table, for the species named - Flounders (Southern, Summer & Gulf) the Bag Limit has changed.

Original Verbiage:

"20 per person per day not to exceed 40 per boat per day except in the waters of Pawleys Inlet north to the northern terminus of Main Creek at Garden City Beach (10 per person per day not to exceed 20 per boat per day)"

Changed to:

"15 per person per day not to exceed 40 per boat per day except in the waters of Pawleys Inlet north to the northern terminus of Main Creek at Garden City Beach (10 per person per day not to exceed 20 per boat per day)"