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AHQ Report - Beaufort

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

October 23

Inshore surface water temperatures are still about 74 degrees in the main rivers around Beaufort and shrimp, mullet, mud minnows and more are all abundant.

It’s an atypical fall bite around Beaufort, and Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

September 24

Inshore surface water temperatures have dropped to about 76 in the main rivers around Beaufort and the water is very dirty. Shrimp, mullet and menhaden are all abundant.

Really big high tides have made for an outstanding flood tide bite in Beaufort, and Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

August 28

Inshore surface water temperatures are in the mid-80s in the main rivers around Beaufort and can reach 90 in the creeks. Shrimp, mullet and menhaden are abundant.

Even though the water is very warm in Beaufort, Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

July 24

Inshore surface water temperatures are up to 87 degrees around Beaufort and the water is pretty dirty most places. There are tons of shrimp and mullet around. 

Unsurprisingly in the mid-summer heat, Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

July 2

Inshore surface water temperatures are around 84 degrees and overall the water is dingy.

Water temperatures are getting hotter, and as expected Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports

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

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