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AHQ Report

December 13

Clarks Hill water levels are at 324.50 (full pool is 330.00) and morning surface temperatures are in the mid to low-50s.   

It’s still good conditions for bass fishing on Clarks Hill, and tournament angler Josh Rockefeller of Augusta reports that the fish continue to eat a crankbait. 

December 13

Lake Hartwell water levels are down to 654.93 (full pool is 660.00), and surface temperatures are around 57-60 degrees.

The Bassmaster Team Championships are taking place on Lake Hartwell right now,

December 13

Lake Murray water levels are at 355.45 (full pool is 360.00), and surface water temperatures are in the mid to upper-50s. The lake was fairly clear before the rains of the last 24 hours.

Bass fishing has

December 11

Inshore surface water temperatures in Charleston have dropped into the low to mid-50s, and water clarity is very good. 

The troutfishing continues to be outstanding in Charleston, and Redfin Charters (843-277-5255) reports

December 11

Inshore surface water temperatures around Hilton Head range from about 56 to 59, and clarity is very good when there are not extreme tides or strong winds.

This is the best time of the year to catch redfishin Hilton Head, and Captain Dan “Fishin’ Coach” Utley (843-368-2126) reports

December 11

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 57 degrees and the water is clear. 

Catching fish continues to be pretty easy in the Edisto area, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports that while there can

December 9

Inshore surface water temperatures are approximately 54 or 55 degrees in Beaufort. The water is clear and will stay that way for a while. 

The redfishknow that at some point what little bait remains in the Beaufort area will be gone, and as a result Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports that fish are

December 9

Lake Wylie is at 97.2% of full pool, and water temperatures are around 54 or 55 degrees. Above Buster Boyd is muddy while below the bridge is fairly clear. There is a significant amount of debris in the water from recent rains. 

There is no doubt

December 9

Lake Russell water levels are around 474.75 (full pool is 475.00), and morning surface temperatures are about 57 degrees. The lake is relatively clear.  

Warm weather at this time of year isn’t what Guide Jerry Kotal (706-988-0860) likes

December 5

Lake Keowee is at 99.2% of full pool. Surface water temperatures continue to slowly fall on Keowee with the south and north ends now in the low

December 5

Lake Jocassee is at 95.2% of full pool. Morning surface temperatures are in the lower 60s and clarity is normal. 

The bass fishing remains strong on Lake Jocassee, but Guide Rob McComas (828-674-5041) reports that fish

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