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Organizing Protecting Advocating Recruiting Promoting Boating and Fishing in South Carolina

With your $25 individual contribution you will receive a SCBFA-branded neck gaiter and sticker, along with our exclusive newsletter. 

Organizing Protecting Advocating Recruiting Promoting Boating and Fishing in South Carolina

With your $25 individual contribution you will receive a SCBFA-branded neck gaiter and sticker, along with our exclusive newsletter. 

Fishing Licenses
Registered Boats
Related Businesses
$ Billion
Combined Economic Impact

OUR MISSION

The mission of the South Carolina Boating and Fishing Alliance is to be a positive influence for the protection and growth of South Carolina's boating and fishing industry through advocacy, education, and stewardship.

OUR MISSION

The mission of the South Carolina Boating and Fishing Alliance is to be a positive influence for the protection and growth of South Carolina's boating and fishing industry through advocacy, education, and stewardship.

About Us

Founded in 2021, The South Carolina Boating and Fishing Alliance (SCBFA) is a 501(c)(6) comprised of South Carolina’s boating and fishing manufacturers, dealers, retailers, boaters and anglers who represent $5 billion of commerce to the Palmetto State. 

THE LATEST

Raising Awareness: Rep. Ott works to raise industry awareness in the SC House

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the state hit the water in record numbers to free themselves from various confines and indulge in the state’s growing outdoor recreation industry and natural beauty. One of those South Carolinians was avid outdoorsman and state legislator Rep. Russell Ott (D-Orangeburg). “If you are looking for a positive to come out of the pandemic, it would certainly be that people were able to get on the water and realize the natural beauty our state has to offer,” said Ott.

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SCBFA chairman reflects on organization’s recent success

In the famous 1984 film Ghost Busters, the notable theme song has the catchy line “Who you gonna call?” For automotive dealers in South Carolina, the force would be the South Carolina Automobile Dealers Association, often referred to as SCADA. As a longtime car dealer in Beaufort, South Carolina, Chris Butler relied heavily on the assistance and advocacy of the industry-based trade association. However, in 2001, when he transitioned into the boating industry, Butler discovered that though it was a big industry, its voice was small.

Read More »

THE LATEST

Raising Awareness: Rep. Ott works to raise industry awareness in the SC House

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the state hit the water in record numbers to free themselves from various confines and indulge in the state’s growing outdoor recreation industry and natural beauty. One of those South Carolinians was avid outdoorsman and state legislator Rep. Russell Ott (D-Orangeburg). “If you are looking for a positive to come out of the pandemic, it would certainly be that people were able to get on the water and realize the natural beauty our state has to offer,” said Ott.

Read More »

SCBFA chairman reflects on organization’s recent success

In the famous 1984 film Ghost Busters, the notable theme song has the catchy line “Who you gonna call?” For automotive dealers in South Carolina, the force would be the South Carolina Automobile Dealers Association, often referred to as SCADA. As a longtime car dealer in Beaufort, South Carolina, Chris Butler relied heavily on the assistance and advocacy of the industry-based trade association. However, in 2001, when he transitioned into the boating industry, Butler discovered that though it was a big industry, its voice was small.

Read More »

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WHERE TO GET ON THE WATER

Find SCBFA Certified Dealers

Our Founding Members

Leading brands across the Palmetto State

JOIN US TODAY

We need you to protect and expand boating and fishing in the Palmetto State!

With your $25 individual contribution, you will receive an SCBFA-branded neck gaiter and sticker, along with our exclusive e-newsletter.

Please note this membership is for individuals. If you would like to contribute on behalf of your business, please email: membership@scbfa.com

Contributions to the organization are not deductible for federal income tax purposes as charitable contributions.