Two Types of Fishing:

'Catch & Release' fishing  $20 per hour per person(pp) (minimum 2 hours).

'Catch & Keep' fishing   $30 per hour per person (pp) (minimum 2 hours).  

Note:  Children  age 12  & under FISH FREE with a supervising paying adult.Children must wear life jackets

Total Creel Limit per day = 30 fish pp 

Please Return back to the Ponds any "Female Fish with Eggs".  Thank you.      

Notice:  We are managing our Ponds at this time and are eliminating the removal of Bream.  

All 'Catch & Keep' Fishers must return to Ponds ALL Bream caught until further notice

Please refer to our New "Fish Management" page.  Thank You.

​Rules

  • - Your Fishing Time  starts & ends  at Lodge. - All Guests must Check In at Wildlife Preserve Lodge upon arrival.
  • - If you are choosing "Catch & Keep" fishing, please show us your coolers before heading out to fish.
  • Note:  If you are choosing "Catch & Release" fishing, please do not bring coolers, except for your drinking beverages & food.
  • - All Guests must Check Out at Wildlife Preserve Lodge before departure.  At Departure: "Catch & Keep" Fishers Must Show Us All of Your Coolers for Fish Management Record Notation...       "Catch & Release" Fishers need to Let Us Know where the fish are biting!
  • - All Guests are responsible for bringing their own fishing equipment (i.e. rods, reels, tackle, etc.) (Need Fishing Supplies?  We can recommend Suppliers!)
  • - All Guests are responsible for bringing their own bait.
  • - All Guests with Children must bring Life Jackets for children to wear.
  • - All Guests who choose 'Catch & Keep' fishing must bring their own buckets & coolers  to hold fish.  PowderKegg Wildlife Preserve buckets are used in the maintenance of the site and must stay where they are located.
  • - All Guests who choose 'Catch & Keep' fishing, Ice is available FREE for coolers. Please inquire when departing.
  • - All Rules & Regulations of the SC Department of Natural Resources apply.
  • - Please do not leave your poles & rods unattended. Preventing loss of equipment is guest's responsibility.
  • - When fishing on the Covered Pier at Pond 3, please return chairs to 'covered' section so that wind does not blow them into pond.  Thank you.
  • - Boats not allowed. You will get enough fish just fishing from our piers, bridges & banks!  Boats located at Ponds are used by management only.
  • - Park off roadways.  Leave clearance for other vehicles to pass.
  • - Keep your pets at home. We cannot allow them. They create stress for the wildlife on the Preserve.
  • - Please do not try to kill snakes.  Wildlife Preserve management.
  • - Thunderstorms - No fishing allowed; if storm begins while guests are fishing, they must return to lodge for refund of remaining fees.  This does not apply to ‘overnight specials’.- Sun Block, bug spray, camera recommended.
  • - All Guests are responsible for Removal of any trash, bottles, fishing line, cans, etc. brought onto the Preserve by Guest. We ask that you help us keep the Wildlife Preserve clean of trash.  

Note:We are a privately owned wildlife preserve which is not designed to compete with existing public fishing.  Often our own personal time is sacrificed to allow you the time to experience what our Preserve has to offer.  We would like to know that you too appreciate the privilege of fishing at Powderkegg Wildlife Preserve. Thank you.  

IMPORTANT NOTICES!  

  • Please return back to ponds any 'Female Fish with Eggs' that you catch (This usually applies in the Spring season).  Thank you!
  • Stop Fishing when Thunderstorms appear to be coming. If this occurs when you fish per hour, we will refund your remaining fees (this does not apply to ‘overnight specials’).
  • Please return All Bream back to Ponds.  We are working to build up the Bream Population.  Please refer to our New "Fish Management" page.  Thank you!

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We are a Working Preserve.  We appreciate your Enthusiasm for Our Ponds

We very much need You to Complete Application and  Call at least A Day Ahead for an appointed Fishing Time.  Bring your Completed Application when you come to Fish. Thank You.

​​Please Note:  We are a privately owned wildlife preserve which is not designed to compete with existing public fishing.  Often our own personal time is sacrificed to allow you the time to experience what our Preserve has to offer.  We would like to know that you too appreciate the privilege of fishing at Powderkegg Wildlife Preserve. Thank you.

 1st Timers Offer:   For 1st Timers of Fishing at PowderKegg,  Buy 2 hours (either type), Get 1 hour FREE!  (mention this 'special' when setting appointment) (see Fishing Rates & Rules above)
 'Bring a Guest' Special:  Bring a paying 1st Time Fisher and you get the same 'Buy 2 hours (either type), Get 1 Hour Free' special that your guest gets.  This applies each time you bring a 1st Time Fisher!  Hurry, while offer lasts!  (see Fishing Rates & Rules below)

New!!! Group 'Bring a Guest' Special:  Bring a paying 1st Time Fisher & have a Group of 10 (ten) or more Fishers,  Everyone gets 'Buy 2 hours (either type), Get 2 Hours FREE!' ​ This applies each time you bring a 1st Time Fisher and there are 10  (ten) or more Fishers in your fishing party.  Hurry, while offer lasts! (see Fishing Rates & Rules below)


Depending on the Season, Fishing Times are available  Sunrise to  Sunset.  Please check with Jeanie.

RATES

New!!! Group 'Bring a Guest' Special:  Bring a paying 1st Time Fisher &  have a Group of 10 (ten) or more Fishers, Everyone gets 'Buy 2 hours (either type), Get 2 Hours FREE!' ​ This applies each time you bring a 1st Time Fisher and there are 10 (ten) or more Fishers in your fishing party.  Hurry, while offer lasts! (see Fishing Rates & Rules above)

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Depending on the Season, Fishing Times are available  Sunrise  to  Sunset.  Please check with Jeanie.

 1st Timers Offer:   For 1st Timers of Fishing at PowderKegg,  Buy 2 hours (either type), Get 1 hour FREE!  (mention this 'special' when setting appointment) (see Fishing Rates & Rules above)
 'Bring a Guest' Special:  Bring a paying 1st Time Fisher and you get the same 'Buy 2 hours (either type), Get 1 Hour Free' special that your guest gets.  This applies each time you bring a 1st Time Fisher!  Hurry, while offer lasts!  (see Fishing Rates & Rules above)

[ Largemouth Bass, Hybrid Stripers, Bluegill Bream, Shellcracker Bream, Redbreast Bream, Crappie, Channel Catfish & Bullhead Catfish ]  Three+ stocked ponds with dams that range from 20 to 26 feet deep with excellent fish habitat.  The ponds offer over 600 feet of docks for fishing and wildlife viewing.  The acres of wood stick-ups and fish habitat plus many supplemental fish feeders provide a great population of fish.

We are a Working Preserve.  We appreciate your Enthusiasm for Our Ponds.  We very much need You to Complete an Application &  Call at least A Day Ahead for an appointed Fishing Time & bring your completed application when you come to fish.   Thank You.