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AHQ Report - Clarks Hill

September 22

Clarks Hill water levels are way above full pool at 331.37 (full pool is 330.00) while water temperatures have dropped all the way to 72-76 degrees. Up the lake is muddy. 

For the second straight week one of our regular Insider reports correspondents won big on Clarks Hill, and this weekend it was tournament angler Josh Rockefeller of Augusta who took first place in the 63-boat, 2-day BFL event on Clarks Hill.

Somewhere in America there might be a pair of bass fishermen who had a better weekend than Joe Anders and Greg Glouse, but it's hard to imagine it.  In the September 12 Palmetto Boat Center tournament on Clarks Hill our regular Lake Jocassee correspondent Joe and his tournament partner

September 15

Clarks Hill water levels are up even higher to 329.74 (full pool is 330.00) and water temperatures are around 82 degrees. 

It was a heck of a weekend for tournament partners Greg Glouse and Joe Anders of Easley

September 14

Clarks Hill water levels are still very high at 329.47 (full pool is 330.00), and water temperatures are around 82 degrees.   

While the fish continue to make a fall migration up the lake, William Sasser Guide Service (706-589-5468) reports

September 11

Clarks Hill water levels are still barely below full at 329.66 (full pool is 330.00), and water temperatures are in the mid to low-80s. 

The bass fishing is still tough on Clarks Hill, and tournament weights are pretty low, but there are some encouraging signs. In particular, tournament angler Tyler Matthews of Evans, GA reports

August 27

Clarks Hill water levels are barely below full at 329.96 (full pool is 330.00), and water temperatures have dropped a few degrees into the mid-80s.

While there are other ways to catch bass right now on Clarks Hill, the best pattern that tournament angler Josh Rockefeller of Augusta

July 30

Clarks Hill water levels are just below full at 329.81 (full pool is 330.00), and water temperatures remains in the high-80s. The lake is clear. 

Despite the hot water, William Sasser Guide Service (706-589-5468) reports

July 17

Clarks Hill water levels remain above full pool at 330.49 (full pool is 330.00), and water temperatures are in the high-80s. The lake is a bit stained but mostly clear. 

Even though water temperatures have finally gotten extremely hot, William Sasser Guide Service (706-589-5468) reports

June 26

Clarks Hill water levels are back above full pool at 330.08 (full pool is 330.00), and morning surface temperatures in the main lake are up to 80-81 degrees. While there is some debris floating from the rain yesterday it is not a significant, and the water is still very clear. 

On the bass front, there are a couple of different ways to target fish. The first is to fish the shallows, and tournament angler Josh Rockefeller of Augusta

June 10

Clarks Hill water levels are down but still above full at 330.52 (full pool is 330.00), and morning surface temperatures in the main lake are up to 80-82 degrees. They are as high as 85 in the backs. Clarity is good.

As bass get further into a summer mode the usual deeper patterns are starting to pick up, and tournament angler Josh Rockefeller of Augusta reports

June 2

Clarks Hill water levels are still above full at 331.33 (full pool is 330.00), and morning surface temperatures in the big water are cool for June at 77 degrees. The lake had cleared up but with recent rain it is stained again. Due to rain as well as wind there is also a lot of debris in the water. 

Bass fishing has gotten tougher on Clarks Hill, but tournament angler Tyler Matthews of Evans, GA reports

May 20

Clarks Hill water levels are above full and rising at 330.98 (full pool is 330.00), and morning surface temperatures range from 73-76 degrees. The lake was relatively clear before this newest round of rain which is already muddying the lake. 

The winning bass patterns have not changed a whole lot on Clarks Hill, but tournament angler Tyler Matthews of Evans, GA reports

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