Lake Hartwell water levels have shot back up to 661.37 (full pool is 660.00) after the torrential rains, and while the main lake has stayed clear some of the backs have gotten a little cloudy. (It would be highly unusual for the lake to get muddy during the summer).Morning surface temperatures dropped from 87 to 84 this week, but they will probably return to the high 80s soon.
Early in the morning it’s still a very good bite for hybrid bass, and Guide Chip Hamilton (864-304-9011) reports
With recent rains Lake Hartwell water levels have shot up 8-10 inches to 660.79 (full pool is 660.00).While the creeks are muddy the main lake is still gin clear.Morning surface water temperatures dropped a degree to about 83.5 degrees.
It continues to be a better-than-expected time for bass fishing on Lake Hartwell, and Guide Brad Fowler reports