Answer: Stocking bass rates in the state of South Carolina—and this spans all the way from Texas through Florida and into Virginia—stock rates, they vary. But for the most part in the southeast, they’re all the same. We recommend 100 to 150 bass per surface acre. Now, this all depends on whether or not you’ve had a survey to see how many bass you currently have in a pond environment. But the most recognized rate and the professional standard is anywhere from 100 to 150 bass per surface area.