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AHQ Report - Charleston

February 2

Morning surface water temperatures are around 55 degrees inshore around Charleston and clarity is generally very good. 

January 20

Morning surface water temperatures are around 51 degrees inshore around Charleston and clarity is very good. 

January 5

Morning surface water temperatures are around 51 degrees inshore around Charleston and clarity is very good. 

December 22

Morning surface water temperatures are around 53 degrees inshore around Charleston and clarity is pretty good. 

December 15

Morning surface water temperatures are around 56 degrees inshore around Charleston and clarity is improving. 

December 1

Morning surface water temperatures are still about 60 degrees inshore around Charleston and clarity is improving.

November 18

Morning surface water temperatures are down to around 60 degrees inshore around Charleston and clarity is picking up. 

November 10

Morning surface water temperatures are still in the mid-60s inshore around Charleston but will drop soon. Bait can still be found in the creeks but days are numbered. 

November 3

Morning surface water temperatures are in the mid-60s inshore around Charleston. In the right spots you can still net a ton of shrimp but some other bait like menhaden have already left.

October 21

Morning surface water temperatures are around 65 degrees inshore around Charleston. Bait is still prolific in the creeks and you can easily net 50 shrimp on a throw, but the menhaden have moved on.   

October 13

Morning surface water temperatures have dropped to about 65 degrees inshore around Charleston. Bait is still prolific in the creeks and you can easily net 50 shrimp on a throw. 

October 6

Morning surface water temperatures are all the way down to about 67 degrees inshore around Charleston. 

September 30

Morning surface water temperatures are in the mid-70s inshore around Charleston. 

Obviously there will be some changes after Ian passes through, but so far Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) reports

September 16

Morning surface water temperatures are about 81 degrees inshore around Charleston. 

It’s been a good week in Charleston fishing, and Redfin Charters (843-277-5255) reports

September 8

Morning surface water temperatures are about 81 degrees inshore around Charleston. 

Some new characters have showed up around Charleston, and Redfin Charters (843-277-5255) reports

August 31

Morning surface water temperatures are about 81-82 degrees inshore around Charleston. 

It’s still the dog days of summer along the South Carolina coast, but that hasn’t stopped a wide-open inshore bite from breaking out. Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) reports

August 18

Morning surface water temperatures are in the mid-80s inshore around Charleston and the creeks are full of bait.  

Inshore fishing continues to heat up around Charleston, and Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) reports

August 4

Morning surface water temperatures are about 87 degrees inshore around Charleston and for 2-3 weeks it has been extremely windy. 

It’s too early to call it a fall bite, but in the last week Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) reports

July 22

Morning surface water temperatures are 85 or 86 degrees inshore around Charleston and this week has been exceptionally windy. 

Things are starting to change in the Charleston-area, and with the influx of shrimp into the creeks the redfish seem to be turning on.

July 14

Morning surface water temperatures are in the mid-80s inshore around Charleston. 

It will only last for a few more days, but Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) reports

July 1

Morning surface water temperatures are still around 87 degrees inshore around Charleston. 

It continues to be one or the other with inshore slot redfish and bull drum in the harbor, and Redfin Charters (843-277-5255) reports

June 23

Morning surface water temperatures are around 87 degrees inshore around Charleston. 

With water temperatures this high it’s no surprise that the tarpon have showed up in Charleston and along the South Carolina coast, and Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) report

June 17

Morning surface water temperatures are around 82 degrees inshore around Charleston. 

The creek bite for redfish has picked up this week in the Charleston area, but Redfin Charters (843-277-5255) reports

June 10

Morning surface water temperatures are around 82 degrees inshore around Charleston. 

Even though mullet are starting to flood into the creeks inshore fishing has been a little slow, and Redfin Charters (843-277-5255) reports

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