Labor Day Weekend: SCDNR Courtesy Boat Inspections

September 6, 2020 Courtesy Boat Inspection Lexington County: Lake Murray Dam, 10 AM – Noon Newberry County: Dreher Island State Park, 10 AM – Noon   During Labor Day weekend, SCDNR law enforcement will be conducting courtesy boat inspections at certain public boat landings around the state.  SCDNR officers will perform quick but thorough inspections.  They …

Update: Water Recreation During South Carolina Home or Work Order

Updated 5/14/2020 by Amaya Thompson In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. McMaster issued a statewide Stay-At-Home or Work Order. The exception for outdoors recreation has enable Lake Murray residents to continue hunting, boating, fishing and further lake recreation. Though water use is permitted, it must be done within the safety parameters. Restrictions on public …

Fishing Report: April 1, 2019

By Michael Murphy, Michael@MichaelMurphyFishing.comhttp://www.MichaelMurphyFishing.comPhone: 803-567-5263 April on Lake Murray is the month of Spawn. It is the time of the year when the majority of the Largemouth Bass are in their spawn cycle and post-spawn by the end of the month. Fishing techniques for Largemouth Bass will differ depending on which end of the lake …