Edisto Island SC

ACE Basin National Estuarine Research Reserve

Photo courtesy of SCDNR

Boaters traveling the Intracoastal Waterway through southeastern South Carolina have always known about the scenic sea islands with their natural look and a maritime forest ecosystem. Three rivers feed into St. Helena Sound between Beaufort and Edisto Island, forming a …

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South Carolina Celebrates 25 Years of Governor’s Cup

The South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series - Carroll Campbell III prepares to wire a blue marlin at the boat. Photo by Middleton Rutledge

The S.C. Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series is an official program of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. The brainchild of former S.C. Gov. Carroll A. Campbell, it consists of five privately run billfish tournaments. The 2012 Series set a record …

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