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AHQ Report - Beaufort

June 18

Inshore surface water temperatures have dropped all the way to 73 after several cool days in Beaufort, and water clarity varies. In areas where the water is dirty it is muddy because of wind and the water is not tannic. There are lots of tiny shrimp in the creeks. 

Water temperatures are moving the wrong direction, but Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

May 28

Inshore surface water temperatures are approximately 75-78 degrees around Beaufort, and while water conditions are a little stained right now soon they should be very tannic after freshwater arrives. 

Water conditions are at least five or six degrees cool for this time of year, but Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

May 14

Inshore surface water temperatures are approximately 72 degrees around Beaufort, and with all the wind areas like the Broad River have been muddy. 

It’s hard to get a read on the spring cobia fishing when wind and visibility issues have limited angling, but Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

May 1

Inshore surface water temperatures are approximately 69-70 degrees around Beaufort, and with lots of rain the water is tannic again. 

Temperatures are unseasonably mild, but Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

April 15

Inshore surface water temperatures are approximately 66-68 around Beaufort, and the water is getting more tannic again with tons of freshwater runoff.

The redfish are starting to get up on the tailing flats around Beaufort, but Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

April 2

Inshore surface water temperatures are approximately 64 around Beaufort, and while the water is still fairly tannic it is less brown than a week ago.

Spring fishing for redfish is picking up around Beaufort, and Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

March 27

Inshore surface water temperatures are in the mid-60s around Beaufort, and there is so much freshwater around that the color is a tannic brown. 

It has been some unusual conditions for redfish around Beaufort, and Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

March 13

Inshore surface water temperatures are already into the lower 60s around Beaufort, and the water is mostly clean but tannic brown. 

While redfish are still schooled up in a winter pattern, Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

February 27

Inshore surface water temperatures are around 55 degrees, and clarity is overall pretty good. 

Fishing is still a little funny for redfish, and Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) notes

February 17

Inshore surface water temperatures are around 57 degrees, and while clarity is high overall in the Harbor River and Broad River, north of the Broad River Bridge it gets fairly tannic (due to recent rainfall).

Fishing conditions have been a little tricky for redfish, and Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

January 20

After hitting the 60s, inshore surface water temperatures in Beaufort have fallen back into the 50s. The water is very clean and clear.

Despite some very unpredictable up-and-down weather in the Beaufort area, Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

January 10

Inshore surface water temperatures are approximately 54 degrees in Beaufort. The water has cleared up nicely and visibility is good.

After a few slow days the redfish bite has improved in the Beaufort area, and Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

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