Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Bear Island, SC
Bear Island is part of the ACE Basin estuarine reserve area and is managed by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. The area is open to the public from early February to late October and is a popular spot for hiking, biking, birding, and fishing. A wide variety of waterfowl species inhabit the area.
On Monday, April 18th 2022 voting began in our 4th annual “Best Harbor in the U.S.” contest! Participation is free and open to everyone. Vote for your harbor HERE. Voting for this year’s Best Harbor contest is open from April 18th through May 31st, 2022. Participation is limited to one vote… Learn More
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Paddle boards, canoes, and kayaks are vessels that offer people a range of calm to exhilarating fun on the water; are relatively easy to use; easy to move around; and you can launch them from shore. Join in on the fun! Whether you paddle fast or paddle slow, paddle sports… SEE MORE
It’s National Safe Boating Week, and NOAA has partnered with the National Safe Boating Council, a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador, to make it easy to remember what to do when you’re out in a sail or motor boat, canoe, kayak or other sea-worthy vessel this summer. Here’s NOAA’s checklist for anyone going… SEE MORE