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Lake Murray (SC) Bass/ Striper Fishing Report – Updated April 29

-- Lake Murray water levels are at 357.69 and surface temperatures have shot into the low to mid-70s – in a little over a week water temperatures jumped almost 10 degrees.  The lake has more color than usual and even in the usually very clear lower lake visibility is only a few feet. Lake Murray is a popular bass fishing destination when the blueback herring are spawning, and results from the CATT tournamen ...

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Lake Murray (SC) Fishing Report – Updated April 14

-- Lake Murray water levels are at 357.67, and water temperatures are in the low-60s – and overnight at the dam surface temperatures are dropping into the 50s.  Captain Brad Taylor says that water temperatures won’t rise with all this wind, and today on the water even with sun and decent air temperatures anglers needed a toboggan just to stay warm.  Water clarity is pretty normal with a slight green stain. ...

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Lake Murray (SC) Fishing Report – Updated April 8

-- Lake Murray water levels are at 357.59, and water temperatures are in the low to mid-60s in the main lake and the creeks. It’s been a very strange spring so far on Lake Murray, and instead of air and in turn water temperatures gradually getting warmer – or even getting warmer in fits and starts – temperatures have essentially moved backwards since around the middle of March.  They peaked in the upper 60s ...

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Lake Murray (SC) Striper, Crappie and Catfish Fishing Report – Updated March 23

-- It’s a special time to go fishing on Lake Murray, and instead of one or two species biting well right now you can find a good bite for pretty much whatever you want to target.  For anglers who enjoy catching more than one species, the hardest part of the day may be deciding what to fish for! Lake World (803-957-6548) reports that the striped bass bite is already good and getting better, and free-lines, c ...

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Lake Murray (SC) Bass Fishing Report – Updated March 23

-- In the most recent CATT tournament Saturday on Lake Murray veteran tournament angler Captain Doug Lown reports that bass could be found spawning, which is to be expected considering that water temperatures are in the low to mid-60s.  However, Doug believes that the bulk of the fish are still pre-spawn, because even though water temperatures jumped very fast (two weeks ago temperatures were basically in t ...

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