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AHQ Report - Edisto Island

August 26

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are still about 85 degrees in the morning, and clarity is moderate. There are tons of finger mullet and white shrimp in the creeks and so bait is no problem.   

The really hot fall bite hasn’t quite kicked off yet, but Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

August 6

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are still about 85 degrees in the morning, and clarity is still good. The South Edisto is on the verge of getting dirty with recent rains, while the North Edisto is unlikely to change much. There are tons of finger mullet and white shrimp in the creeks and so bait is no problem.   

It’s a fairly stable period around Edisto, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

July 30

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are still about 85 degrees in the morning, and clarity is good. There are tons of finger mullet and white shrimp in the creeks and so bait is no problem.   

There continue to be tons of small trout caught around Edisto, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

July 22

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are up to 85 degrees in the morning, and clarity is good. There are tons of finger mullet and white shrimp in the creeks and so bait is no problem.   

There has been some improvement with the fishing around Edisto, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

July 9

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are up to 83 degrees in the morning, and before the storms the water still had good clarity. 

There’s not a lot of change this week in the fishing around Edisto, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

June 24

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 81 degrees first thing, and the water is fairly clear in the North Edisto while the South Edisto is very tannic. It has also been extremely windy. 

The trout fishing has slowed way down around Edisto, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

June 10

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are around 80 degrees first thing, and water clarity remains very high in both rivers with no rains. 

Even though the dolphin fishing has slowed down, the most exciting fishing can still sometimes be offshore. There was a break in the wind Tuesday and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) was able to get offshore

May 28

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are up to 76 degrees, rising to 80 plus in the afternoons.  Water clarity remains very high in both rivers with no rains. 

With really strong tides this week it’s been a little harder find clear water for trout fishing, but Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

May 20

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are still about 72-74 degrees and water clarity is very good – far above normal for this season – in both rivers.   

Things remain really positive for the trout fishing around Edisto, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

May 6

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are up to about 72 degrees and water clarity remains good in both rivers. 

There’s very little change in the patterns from last week to this week, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

April 29

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 68-69 degrees while the creeks can hit the mid-70s on sunny afternoons. Water clarity is good in both rivers. 

A strong topwater bite has developed in the mornings for both trout and redfish, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

March 25

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 60 degrees. In the South Edisto the water is greener while in the North it is clearer. 

The trout fishing is good in the creeks for the 13-16 inch trout that stay all year in Edisto, but Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

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