The S.C. Department of Natural Resources will begin issuing annual recreational saltwater fishing licenses that expire on the anniversary date of issue instead of June 30, 2014. This is commonly referred to as a 365-day license.
Additionally, three-year recreational saltwater fishing licenses will expire on the third anniversary date of issue instead of June 30, 2016. Additional license types will be included in the 365 license program in the future.
Licenses are available in person at any of the four regional DNR offices or by visiting one of the 500 license vendors across the state. Licenses are also available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at www.dnr.sc.gov/purchase.html or by calling 866-714-3611.