Nongame Device - Skimbow net
A hand-operated dip net with the bow constructed of wood or metal with wire or textile netting with a mesh size not greater than 1-1/2 inches square. The bow shall not exceed 14 feet in any direction and may be used only from Feb. 1 through Apr. 30 for shad or herring.
Hours / Seasons:
No closed season, except when used for shad and herring, it may only be used from February 1 through April 30.
- Recreational fishing license (Commercial fishing not allowed with this device.)
A fishing license is required of all persons who fish nongame fishing devices. Some devices are not permitted on certain waters.
- No nongame fishing devices of any kind may be used in SCDNR State Managed Lakes.
- Nongame Device Limits by Location for recreational fishing
- Nongame Device Limits by Location for commercial fishing
Additional tags and permits required: