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AHQ Report - Edisto Island

December 2

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 55 degrees in the morning and both rivers remain clear.

As is the case every year the fishing continues to improve as temperatures drop but before they bottom out, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

November 19

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 58 degrees in the morning. Both rivers are now clear. Small shrimp are still in the creeks, while the bigger ones are closer to the ocean. 

November 12

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 60 degrees in the morning. The water in the North Edisto is clear, while big tides have made the South Edisto dirty. Small shrimp are still in the creeks, while the bigger ones are closer to the ocean. 

We have reached the time of year where big trout can be caught in both the creeks and near the ocean, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

November 5

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 68 degrees in the morning and the water is clear for the area. Bait is still prolific but shrimp are moving back in the direction of the ocean. 

Fall fishing is in full swing around Edisto Island, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

October 21

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 74 degrees in the morning and the water is clear for the area. Bait is still prolific but shrimp are starting to move back in the direction of the ocean. 

Fall fishing is in full swing around Edisto Island, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

October 7

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 80 degrees in the morning and clarity is still high. There is tons of bait around and shrimping is very good. 

With water temperatures actually rising a degree from last week to this fish are still in a bit of a holding pattern, but Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143)

September 30

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are down to 79 degrees in the morning and clarity is still high. There is tons of bait around and shrimping is very good. 

Without a significant reduction in water temperatures fish are in a bit of a holding pattern, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

September 17

Inshore surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are down to 83 degrees in the morning and clarity is high. There is tons of bait around and shrimping is very good. 

Even with water temperatures still in the 80s the hot fall action is starting, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

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

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