Lake Jocassee is at 98.2% of full pool, and water temperatures range from the mid-70s to mid-80s.Clarity is normal.
Water temperature is a funny thing on Lake Jocassee, and out on the main lake by the dam water temperatures are around 79 or 80 degrees.Back in the creeks they get warmer and often hit the mid-80s.However, if you go way back into some of the creeks and rivers the mountain water inflow is much cooler, and you can find temperatures as low as the mid-70s or even less.
Due to this temperature differential, tournament bass angler Joe Anders
Lake Jocassee is at 98.5% of full pool, and despite a lot of rain the lake is very clear on the main lake.Up the rivers there is some debris floating and the water is more stained.Water temperatures are still a very low 68 or 69 degrees at the dam but warmer up the rivers.
Trout fishing results are a little atypical on Lake Jocassee, and Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) suspects
Lake Jocassee is down at 92.3% of full pool to allow a kayak/ scuba access ramp to be constructed, and the water is very clear although there is some debris floating.Water temperatures are about 55 degrees.
The trout fishing has gotten surprisingly tough on Lake Jocassee, and Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports