Lancaster Reservoir

This property is not owned by South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, but is part of the leased lands management program.

Lancaster Reservoir is a 60 acre fertilized lake providing largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish or shell-cracker, and catfish fishing. The lake offers a boat ramp and several fish attractor sites. The lake is located off Highway 521 just south of downtown Lancaster in Lancaster County.

Daily catch limits are 20 bream, 3 catfish, 2 largemouth bass 16 inches or longer and 30 crappie.

General Information

Property Location: Lancaster, SC 29720

Latitude: 34.702

Longitude: -80.75

Acreage: 60

County: Lancaster

Property Type: Public Fishing Lake

Hours of Operation:

Thursday and Saturdays only, 1/2 hour before official sunrise to 1/2 hour after official sunset.


From Lancaster, travel southeast on S Main Street/US 521 S towards Elgin for 0.8 miles. Take a slight left on US 521 S/S Main Street to stay on 521 for 0.4 miles. Turn right to continue on US 521 S. Travel 0.4 miles and take a left onto Twilight Road (State Road S-29-256). Reservoir on your right.