Bream, Sunfish, Crappie, Yellow Perch, Pickerel, Walleye and Sauger Limits
- A total of 40 game fish may be kept in any one day. This total shall not exceed more than the limits or exceptions listed below. Any game fish or species with a size limit listed must be landed with head and tail fin intact. All freshwater fish species in the state of South Carolina are measured using total length. Special limits and regulations apply to SCDNR managed lakes.
- Check with state parks, city reservoirs or county parks for special limits and regulations that apply to those areas.
|Water Body||Fish||Size Limit||Possession Limit|
|Statewide||Bream (includes bluegill, flier, warmouth, pumpkinseed, green sunfish, redear (shellcracker) and spotted sunfish)||Any Length||30|
|Statewide||Redbreast sunfish||Any Length||15|
|Statewide||Crappie (Black and White)||8 inches||20|
|Statewide||Walleye & Sauger||Any Length||No more than 8 fish per person per day of walleye, sauger or combination|
|Statewide||Chain Pickerel||Any Length||30|
|Statewide||Redfin Pickerel||Any Length||30|
|Statewide||Yellow Perch||Any Length||30|