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AHQ Report - Edisto

July 2

Inshore surface water temperatures in the morning around Edisto Island are about 82 degrees and there is fair water clarity. Finger mullet have just reached the perfect size for bait.

Even though it’s July, Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

June 17

Inshore surface water temperatures in the morning around Edisto Island are about 82 degrees and there is decent water clarity. The water is browner in the South Edisto because of all the rainfall coming down the river, while the North Edisto, a closed tidal system, is clearer. 

The fish are in a reliable summer pattern around Edisto Island, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

May 28

Inshore surface water temperatures in the morning around Edisto Island are about 78 degrees, and the water is dirty in the South Edisto and better in the North Edisto. 

Overall fishing conditions remain similar around Edisto Island, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

May 13

Inshore surface water temperatures in the morning around Edisto Island are about 72 degrees, and the water in both rivers is nice and clear.  

Back on the water accepting small parties again, Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

April 3

It’s a tough time to fish in the Edisto Island area, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports that all local ramps are closed to recreational fishing and the private marina on the island has also followed suit. 

March 27

Inshore surface water temperatures in the morning around Edisto Island are 65-66 degrees, and the water in both rivers has cleared. It is a pretty green.

This continues to be a time of rapid change around Edisto Island, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

March 13

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are 57-59 degrees, and the South Edisto River and the creeks coming off it are very brown.     

In the next 30 days there are likely to be significant changes to saltwater fishing around Edisto Island, but already Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

February 27

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are around 55 degrees, and there is a ton of brown water.   

The influx of tannic freshwater has not hurt the fishing much yet, but Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

February 14

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island still average about 54 degrees, and for right now the water is still winter clear. 

Even though it has not arrived yet, a ton of freshwater is moving down the rivers towards Edisto. Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

January 29

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island average about 54 degrees, and the waters are as clear as they have been in weeks.   

Dropping water temperatures have slowed the trout action, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

January 15

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island average about 58 degrees, and the North Edisto is very clear while the South Edisto is dark and tannic from all the freshwater coming down the river. 

The trout action is very strong for this time of year, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

December 24

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island average about 54-55 degrees, and while the water has been very clear with a ton of recent rain it is about to get brown – especially in the South Edisto. 

It has been pretty easy to get flats redfish to eat if you can find them, but Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

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