Memorial Day Weekend: SCDNR Courtesy Boat Inspections

May 28 – May 30, 2022 Courtesy Boat Inspection May 28 – Lexington County: Lake Murray Dam, 10 AM – Noon During Memorial 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 will look for required safety …

Fishing Tips: How to Fish in the Winter

The great thing about owning a lake home is that you can fish year-round. Winter is almost here at Lake Murray and there are still a significant number of fish that remain active during the winter months. Winter-friendly Fish Fish are cold-blooded creatures, which means when water temperatures drop, their internal temperatures follow suit. Additionally, not …

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. …

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 …