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AHQ Report - Edisto Island

January 20

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 53 degrees in the creeks and 55-56 on the front beaches.  Both rivers are clear. 

January 5

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 55 or 56 degrees in the creeks and the rivers are clear.   

December 22

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are down to about 54 degrees in the creeks. The North Edisto and the South Edisto are both still clear.

December 15

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are still about 56 or 57 degrees in the creeks. The North Edisto and the South Edisto are now both clear. 

December 2

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are down to about 56 or 57 degrees in the creeks. The North Edisto is clear but outside of high tide the South is coffee-colored.   

November 18

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are down to about 62 degrees. The water is clearing daily after all the recent rains. 

November 10

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are still about 70 degrees. Both river systems are clear.   

November 3

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are still about 70 degrees in the ocean and 67 in the creeks. Both river systems are clear.

October 21

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 70 degrees in the ocean and 67 in the creeks. Both river systems are clear.   

October 13

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are back up to 70 degrees inshore and both river systems are clear.   There is still plenty of bait around with millions of shrimp in the creeks, finger mullet prolific, and the 6-8 inch mullet running down the beaches. 

October 6

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are down to 68 degrees inshore and both river systems are clear.   There is still plenty of bait around with millions of shrimp in the creeks, finger mullet prolific, and the 6-8 inch mullet running down the beaches. 

September 30

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are down to 77 degrees inshore and both river systems are clear.   There are millions of shrimp in the creeks and the 6-8 inch mullet have started running down the beaches. 

It’s unclear what the fishing will look like on the back side of Ian, but for now Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

September 15

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are still about 82 degrees inshore and the North Edisto is still clear while the South Edisto is very tannic.   There are millions of shrimp in the creeks and the 6-8 inch mullet have started running down the beaches. 

Even though water temperatures have not really dropped the fall biting is starting to materialize around Edisto, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) report

August 31

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 82 degrees inshore and the North Edisto is still clear while the South Edisto is a little dirty after 6 inches of local rain! There is plenty of bait in the creeks and the 6-8 inch mullet have started running down the beaches. 

With more calm days they are getting to explore some of the nearshore fisheries around Edisto, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

August 19

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 83-84 degrees inshore and the North Edisto is clear while the South Edisto is cloudy. There is plenty of bait in the creeks. 

With some better weather they have been able to spend a lot of time nearshore recently, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

August 4

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 85 degrees inshore and both rivers have cleared up again. 

It’s not clear why but the trout bite continues to drop off, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

July 22

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are up to about 85 degrees inshore. Between wind and rain both rivers are pretty dirty.

It’s been more difficult conditions for fishing at Edisto this week, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports that the trout bite has just been average so far.

July 14

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are still about 84 degrees inshore. Both rivers are still pretty clear.

While much of the South Carolina coast, or at least the lower half, is experiencing tailing redfish this week, Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

July 1

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are about 84 degrees inshore. Both rivers are clear.

The trout fishing has slowed down a little this week, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

June 24

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are around 82 degrees inshore. Both rivers are clear.

While a majority of the trout they are catching are either side of the minimum size limit, Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

June 17

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are up to about 83 degrees inshore. Both rivers are clear.   

Still the most exciting fishery around Edisto is the tarpon, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

June 10

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are up to about 80-81 degrees inshore. Both rivers are clear.   

The most exciting development in the past week around Edisto is that the tarpon have showed up, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

May 25

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are up to about 79 degrees inshore. Both rivers are clear.   

It’s been a good week of fishing around Edisto, and Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

May 20

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are up to about 76 degrees inshore. Both rivers are clear and the wind has laid down some this week.   

With better fishing conditions this week, and the official start of shrimp season, Captain Ron Davis, Jr. (843-513-0143) reports

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