Nongame Device - Hand Grabbing (noodling)
Taking nongame fish by hand without the aid of hook, snare or artificial breathing device. A stick, pole, rod, or PVC pipe must be used to dislodge the fish.
Where can the device be used:
All freshwater except SCDNR Managed State Lakes.
Recreational fishing license (unless selling your catch then a commercial license is needed).
Purchase license online
Additional tags and permits required:
Hours / Seasons:
No closed season.