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AHQ Report - Lake Jocassee

September 3

Lake Jocassee is at 94.2% of full pool and morning surface water temperatures are in the lower 80s on the main lake.    

Last night makes three straight first place finishes for tournament angler Joe Anders of Easley in the Thursday night bass tournaments on Lake Jocassee, and he reports

August 20

Lake Jocassee is at 96.4% of full pool and, while the main lake is still clear, recent rains and run-off have dirtied up the banks. Morning surface water temperatures are in the lower 80s in the creeks.  

Fresh off 16 pounds and first place in last night’s bass event, tournament angler Joe Anders of Easley reports

August 6

Lake Jocassee remains very high at 98.6% of full pool and, while the main lake is still clear, particularly in the evenings when there is a lot of boat traffic the creeks are milky or just dirty. Morning surface water temperatures are still about 79-80 degrees.

The trout fishing was a little down on Lake Jocassee this week, and Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

July 30

Lake Jocassee is very high at 99% of full pool, and, while the main lake is still clear, particularly in the evenings when there is a lot of boat traffic the creeks are milky or just dirty. Morning surface water temperatures are about 79-80 degrees. 

It’s been a really good week for trout fishing on Lake Jocassee, and Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

July 23

Lake Jocassee is up to 98.9% of full pool after all this rain. While the main lake is still clear the creeks are very dirty by Jocassee standards. Morning surface water temperatures on the big water are 78-80 degrees. 

It’s no surprise that the trout have gone deep on Lake Jocassee, and Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

July 9

Lake Jocassee is at 97.9% of full pool and the lake is very clear. Morning surface water temperatures on the big water are 75-78 degrees, while in the backs they are about 80. 

Even though surface temperatures have not changed a whole lot on Lake Jocassee, Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

June 25

Lake Jocassee is up to 97.6% of full pool and morning surface water temperatures have dipped back to a mild 76 degrees. 

In last night’s bass fishing tournament on Jocassee tournament angler Joe Anders of Easley and his partner Greg Glouse won

June 11

Lake Jocassee is at 95.7% of full pool and the lake is very clear. Morning surface water temperatures have risen fast to about 75 degrees on the big water. 

At the begging of the the week it looked like the Lake Jocassee trout fishing was starting to slow down, but as the week progressed Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

May 27

Lake Jocassee is at 96.0% of full pool and the lake is clear. Morning surface water temperatures have risen fast to about 72 degrees on the big water. 

Even as water temperatures have shot up on Lake Jocassee the trout bite has stayed strong, and Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

May 20

Lake Jocassee is at 95.8% of full pool and the lake is clear. Morning surface water temperatures are still only in the mid-60s but that should change soon.

It’s a really good trout bite on Lake Jocassee, and Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

May 7

Lake Jocassee is at 97.3% of full pool, and while the main lake is clear the backs of some creeks are dirty. Morning surface water temperatures are up to about 64 or 65 degrees on the main lake but higher in the creeks.

In the last week Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) has caught another trout that weighed more than 6 pounds

April 28

Lake Jocassee is at 98.2% of full pool and surface water temperatures are up to about 62 degrees on the main lake but approaching the upper 60s in the creeks.  

Spring bass fishing is outstanding on Lake Jocassee right now, and tournament angler Joe Anders of Easley reports

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