Hunt & Fish in Aiken County
Aiken County is the perfect place to throw a line and catch a trophy bass! Take advantage of the fantastic Savannah River on your next fishing trip to hook bream, catfish, largemouth and striped bass. The black water of the South Edisto River is an outdoor lovers paradise. Fish for bream, bass and catfish along the banks or launch your small watercraft from Hwy 21 at the Keadles Bridge Ramp. Several lakes, ponds and streams are located in Aiken County. There is a fish advisory for portions of the Savannah River and Langley Pond.
Hunting is a very popular sport in beautiful Aiken County. Several hunt clubs are at your fingertips with more than 22,000 acres of hunting property. You can even take part in the annual deer hunt at the Savannah River site by visiting SRS Deer Hunt. This is a rare chance to get inside the Wildlife Managed Area of Crackerneck to score your lifetime trophy buck!
Please click this link for information on obtaining a Fishing and Hunting License through South Carolina DNR.
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Aiken County Hunting
& Sport Shooting
Quail Trough Hunting Preserve
2032 Edgefield Rd, Aiken, SC
803-648-5483 Dennis Willing
Over 500 acres. Oct 1-April 1.
Open to the public on specific dates only. To learn more information about hunting deer, turkey, waterfowl and small game click here.
Contact SC DOR, 803-725-3663, for dates/regulations. This 10,470 acre Wildlife Management Area and Ecological Reserve is owned by US Dept. of Energy. .
Courtesy of SC Wildlife
Ponds and Lakes
340 Boyd Pond Rd, Aiken.
This 30 acre pond with a 300 foot boardwalk is waiting for you to sink a line. A boat ramp is also available to the public free of charge (no gas motors permitted). All SC fishing laws apply to the pond.
Langley Pond Park
803-642-7559 Email PRT Director, Mark van der Linden
Open dawn till dusk and closed for special events. Click here for map and directions.
Burnettown. Take Hwy. 1 (Jefferson Davis Rd.) to Langley Dam Rd. (Intersection of Sudlow Lake Rd./Langley Dam Rd./US 1)
A fantastic fishing area and hard surface ramp are free and open to the public. While you’re fishing, the kids can play on the playground at Langley Pond. There’s restrooms, picnic shelter, grills, large sandy beach and two floating docks. In addition to these great amenities, the Historic Horse Creek Water Trail and the Langley Pond Loop Trail.
Brick Pond Park
Fishing is allowed in the West Pond of Brick Pond Park with a license from the city of North Augusta. For more information contact North Augusta Parks, Recreation, and Tourism. The history and restoration of the Brick Ponds are fascinating and can be viewed by clicking this link.
Enjoy the beauty of the Savannah River at these fantastic fishing spots. The river boasts perch, largemouth bass, crappie, catfish, redbreast, and bream.
Lynn R. Sullivan Jackson Boat Landing and Recreation Area, 620 Landing Road, Jackson: Take Jackson Rd. to Fisher Rd, then to Landing Rd. Hard surface ramp, handicap accessible dock, fishing area, gravel parking.
Riverview Park Boat Ramp, North Augusta: Hammonds Ferry Rd, Hard surface ramp, dock, paved parking and 2 fishing piers.
Crackerneck WMA Open to the public on specific dates only. Contact SC DOR, 803-725-3663, for dates/regulations. This 10,470 acre Wildlife Management Area and Ecological Reserve is owned by US Dept. of Energy.
South Edisto River
This beautiful black river is a winner for bream, largemouth bass, catfish, pinfish, and eel.
Aiken State Park located at 1145 State Park Rd, Windsor. 803-649-2857
4 ponds and the Edisto River await your hook! Boat rentals available.
Hwy. 21 Boat Landing off New Holland Rd. One lane boat ramp and gravel parking.
Keadles Bridge Boat Ramp at Road 22 bridge. Hard surface ramp with parking.
Rocky Springs New Holland Rd. (302) between Couchton and N. Holland. Small craft boat ramp, parking area, and a fishing area along the bank.