Lake John D. Long Lake Regulations

Regulations for SCDNR-owned Properties

General Fishing Regulations

Game Freshwater Fishing Regulations

Nongame Freshwater Fishing Regulations

Specific Regulations for Lake John D. Long

Regulation Number: 123-210

  1. The lake is open from one-half hour before official sunrise until one-half hour after official sunset.
  2. Fishing is allowed with only rod and reels or poles. The statewide limit on the number of these devices applies.
  3. Daily fish limits are 10 bream, 3 catfish, and 3 largemouth bass. Statewide limits apply for all other fish species.
  4. Vehicles are restricted to roads and designated access areas only.
  5. Trails are for walking or fishing access only; no ATV' s, motorized vehicles, or horses allowed on these trails.
  6. Pets must be on leashes or under the control of their owner at all times.
  7. No minnows allowed for bait.
  8. Boats are allowed, but may only be propelled by paddle or electric trolling motors.

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