Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Palmetto Guide Services

Where does Palmetto Guide Services fish?

We fish the Lake Murray area, including Lake Murray in Chapin, SC.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Striped Bass

Where in Lake Murray to we meet our guests?

We meet at Hilton Recreation Area (Cove Launch Ct, Chapin, SC 29036, USA)

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

A South Carolina fishing license is required for individuals aged 16 years and older. Seperate saltwater and freswhater licenses are required depending on where you plan to fish and what fish species you seek to target. A license is not needed when fishing with a licensed charter captain in salt water. Please visit the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources site for more information on licensing regulations and to purchase your license.

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.