SC Marine Game Fish Tagging Program

Fish Tagging and Release Instruction Video

This video provides the concept of tag, release and recovery along with instruction on how to apply the nylon dart tag, record data and gives helpful tips to ensure that the fish being tagged is released in the best possible condition.

Over the past twenty-seven years close to 12,000 anglers have participated in the program. Over 100,000 fish have been tagged with an overall recovery rate of around 13%. This is one of the highest recovery rates for any multi-species tagging program worldwide. More about the tagging.