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AHQ Report - Clarks Hill

January 26

Clarks Hill water levels are way up to 329.69 (full pool is 330.00) and much of the lake is muddy. Morning surface water temperatures are in the lower 50s. 

January 20

Clarks Hill water levels are at 327.21 (full pool is 330.00) and down the Savannah River is dirty. Morning surface water temperatures are in the lower 50s. 

January 13

Clarks Hill water levels are at 327.93 (full pool is 330.00) and the creek backs and up the lake are muddy while the lower lake is just stained. Morning surface water temperatures are in the lower 50s. 

January 6

Clarks Hill water levels are up to 328.15 (full pool is 330.00) and morning surface water temperatures have dropped to around 51 degrees. 

December 22

Clarks Hill water levels are at 326.49 (full pool is 330.00) and morning surface water temperatures are in the low to mid-50s.

December 15

Clarks Hill water levels are at 325.12 (full pool is 330.00) and morning surface water temperatures are in the mid-50s.

December 1

Clarks Hill water levels are at 324.03 (full pool is 330.00) and clarity is pretty normal. Morning surface water temperatures are in the upper 50s.   

November 18

Clarks Hill water levels are at 323.94 (full pool is 330.00) and clarity is pretty normal. Morning surface water temperatures are down to the low 60s.   

November 10

Clarks Hill water levels are down to 324.15 (full pool is 330.00) and the lake is foamy in places as it is still turning over. Morning surface water temperatures are down to about 67 degrees. 

November 3

Clarks Hill water levels are down to 324.36 (full pool is 330.00) and the lake is relatively clear. Morning surface water temperatures are about 67-68 degrees.

October 27

Clarks Hill water levels are down to 324.69 (full pool is 330.00) and the lake is relatively clear. Morning surface water temperatures are about 68-69 degrees on the main lake. 

October 21

Clarks Hill water levels are down to 325.25 (full pool is 330.00) and as the turnover winds down the water is clear in places but foamy and bubbling in other places. Morning surface water temperatures are about 68-69 degrees on the main lake.

October 12

Clarks Hill water levels are down to 325.72 (full pool is 330.00) and the main lake is clearing while you can find some stained water in the creeks. Morning surface water temperatures range from about 68 to 72 degrees depending upon area.

After a tougher couple of weeks the bass fishing has picked up on Clarks Hill, and tournament angler Tyler Matthews of Evans, Georgia reports

October 6

Clarks Hill water levels are at 326.17 (full pool is 330.00) and the lake is the color of coffee as it turns over. Morning surface water temperatures are around 70-73 degrees.

September 29

Clarks Hill water levels are at 326.49 (full pool is 330.00) and water clarity is normal on the main lake. Morning surface water temperatures have dropped 3 or 4 degrees in as many days to about 75 degrees. 

The hybrid and striped bass on Clarks Hill are still on a pretty good bite on the main lake, but Little River Guide Service (706-210-3474) reports

September 15

Clarks Hill water levels are back up to 326.17 (full pool is 330.00) and the water clarity is normal on the main lake. There is some foam on the water as it appears to be beginning to turn over. Morning surface water temperatures have dropped into upper 70s but with warm days temperatures are still getting hot during the day.  

It’s an exciting time to fish for hybrid and striped bass on Clarks Hill, and Little River Guide Service (706-210-3474) reports

September 8

Clarks Hill water levels are down even further to 325.68 (full pool is 330.00) and the water clarity is normal on the main lake. Morning surface water temperatures are in the low 80s on the lower end up to the mid-80s in some of the backs. 

For someone who likes to bass fish in a shallow water the water level changes are playing havoc with the fishing, and Guide Josh Rockefeller (706-513-6152) reports

 

 

August 31

Clarks Hill water levels are way down to 326.01 (full pool is 330.00) and the water clarity is normal on the main lake. Morning surface water temperatures are in the low 80s on the lower end up to the mid-80s in some of the backs. 

There are several different patterns at work with the hybrid and striped bass on Clarks Hill, and Little River Guide Service (706-210-3474) reports

August 22

Clarks Hill water levels are down to 326.70 (full pool is 330.00) and the water clarity is normal. Morning surface water temperatures are in the low to mid-80s. 

It’s all starting to happen on Clarks Hill, and Guide Josh Rockefeller (706-513-6152) reports

August 18

Clarks Hill water levels are down to 327.02 (full pool is 330.00) and the water clarity is normal. Morning surface water temperatures on the lower end are down to about 82 degrees.  

The hybrid and striped bass fishing has changed dramatically since the last full moon, and Little River Guide Service (706-210-3474) reports

August 4

Clarks Hill water levels are at 328.06 (full pool is 330.00) and the water clarity is once again above average. Morning surface water temperatures are about 85-87 degrees.

The hybrid and striped bass had gotten into some predictable summer patterns on Clarks Hill a couple of weeks ago, but by now Little River Guide Service (706-210-3474) reports

July 22

Clarks Hill water levels are at 329.12 (full pool is 330.00) and the water clarity is a little stained in the creeks and rivers but still good on the main lake. Morning surface water temperatures are about 83-85 degrees.

As predicted the hybrid and striped bass fishing has finally gotten into some more normal summer patterns, and Little River Guide Service (706-210-3474) reports

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