Lake Murray Fishing

Many visitors come to Lake Murry for its excellent fishing. The fishing here is so good that several fishing tournaments are held here each year. Each spring, the lake is stocked with approximately a million fingerlings, which helps maintain its excellent reputation. Here you can catch largemouth bass, striped bass, white bass, crappie, white perch, bream, catfish, bluegill and redear sunfish. Lake Murry has 500 miles of shoreline and includes 24 fish attractor locations that are maintained by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. There are numerous spots where you can access the lake, as well as several fishing piers. Just note that anyone who is age 16 or older is required to have a fishing license.

Lake Murray Fish:

Lake Murray boat ramps:

The following boat ramps provide access to Lake Murray.

M.L. Snelgrove’s Landing Boat Ramp
224 Snelgrove Landing RdLexington, SC

Jakes Landing Boat Ramp
220 Jakes Landing Rd Lexington, SC 803-359-9268

Windward Point Yacht Club Boat Ramp
164-168 Mystic Ct Columbia, SC

Lake Murray Dam (Irmo) Boat Ramp
Columbia, SC

Lake Murray, SC Boat Ramp
Shull Rd. Lexington, SC

Lake Murray Marina Boat Ramp
1600 Marina Road Irmo, SC 803-781-1585

Lighthouse Marina Boat Ramp
1917-1923 Johnson Marina Rd Chapin, SC

Putnam’s Landing Boat Ramp
1201 Putnam Dr Chapin, SC 803-345-3040

Dreher Island State Recreation Area on Lake Murray Boat Ramp
99 Scarlet Oak Ln Prosperity, SC

SCE&G #3 (Lake Murray Shores) Boat Ramp
Leesville, SC

Southshore Marina Boat Ramp
3072 Highway 378 Leesville, SC 803-532-4231

Boat Ramp 60 Boat Ramp
1008-1036 State Road S-32-676 Chapin, SC