Game Fish vs. Non-Game Fish

(repost from Charmella Williams, Lake Homes Realty) Know the Difference: Game Fish vs. Non-Game Fish Fishing is one of the most popular lake activities. To some, it’s a relaxing pastime. To others, it’s a highly competitive sport that requires massive amounts of technique and patience. The art of angling isn’t as simple as it looks, however. …

About Lake Murray, South Carolina

(repost from https://www.lakehomes.com/south-carolina/lake-murray) Lake Murray is a popular lake near Columbia, SC. Completed in 1930 by the damming of the Saluda River, Lake Murray has approximately 500 miles of shoreline and a maximum depth of 200 feet. At the time of its creation the Saluda Dam was the largest earthen dam in the world, spanning 1.5 …

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 …