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AHQ Report - Beaufort

June 11

Morning surface water temperatures are about 80 degrees around Beaufort.  

The cobia are presumably still around, and Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) notes that some scattered reports from anchored-up bait fishermen indicate that they are still feeding.

May 27

Morning surface water temperatures are about 78 degrees around Beaufort and shrimp are filling up the creeks.

As predicted last week, Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports that a lot more cobia have showed up this week.

May 21

Morning surface water temperatures inshore are in the low 70s. 

There’s been some significant improvement in the fishing around Beaufort, and Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports the redfish

May 7

Morning surface water temperatures inshore are in the low 70s. 

The fishing in Beaufort remains a little tough at the moment, as Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

April 30

Inshore surface water temperatures are in the upper 60s to low 70s in Beaufort. 

Beaufort has had a true spring this year, and the fact that we didn’t go from late winter to summer temperatures overnight means that the migration of bait and sharks into the area has proceeded a little slower than usual. What is in the water is tons of baby shrimp, and

Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

April 1

Inshore surface water temperatures were around 65 degrees yesterday in Beaufort, but weather rolling in today is certain to drop them. Even with the high winds it is still fairly clear, but the water is more tannic than usual. 

The redfish remain in a transition mode in the Beaufort area, but Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

February 23

Inshore surface water temperatures are around 51 degrees in Beaufort, and water clarity is surprisingly high right now. 

When the weather has allowed fishing, Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

February 5

Inshore surface water temperatures rose a bit then dropped back to around 48 degrees in Beaufort, and water clarity remains high most of the time.

Even though Beaufort redfish are certainly still eating, Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

January 21

Inshore surface water temperatures are down to about 48 degrees in Beaufort, and water clarity is very high.

It’s still good conditions for catching Beaufort redfish, and Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

January 8

Inshore surface water temperatures are down to about 50 degrees in Beaufort, and water clarity is very high.

2021 is off to a bang in the Beaufort redfish department, and Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

December 20

Inshore surface water temperatures are down to 52 or 53 degrees in Beaufort, and water clarity is very high.

The trout fishing is not as hot as it was a couple of weeks ago, but it deserves the lead-off spot in this week’s fishing report because there is still a topwater bite in the morning almost at Christmas. Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

November 19

Inshore surface water temperatures are down to the upper 60s in the main rivers around Beaufort. Clarity is low and there is still tons of bait around.

The trout fishing has been nothing short of outstanding around Beaufort, and Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

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