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AHQ Report - Lake Jocassee

January 20

Lake Jocassee is at 99.0% of full pool and the lake is clear. After the snow water temperatures should have dropped into the lower 50s. 

All you need to do is check out the webcam to see that fishing activity has been very light on Lake Jocassee since the weekend’s storms, but Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

January 6

Lake Jocassee is at 96.1% of full pool and the lake is clear. Morning surface water temperatures are 54-56 on the big water.   

Before the cold front the bass fishing had already gotten brutally tough on Lake Jocassee, and tournament angler Joe Anders of Easley reports

December 23

Lake Jocassee is at 93.8% of full pool and the lake is clear. Morning surface water temperatures are 54-56 on the big water and 59-61 in the backs.   

The bass are still heavily related to forage on Lake Jocassee, and tournament angler Joe Anders of Easley reports

December 16

Lake Jocassee is at 92.1% of full pool and the lake is very clear. Morning surface water temperatures are in the high 50s. 

The bass are biting on Lake Jocassee, and tournament angler Joe Anders of Easley reports

December 2

Lake Jocassee is at 92.8% of full pool and the lake is very clear. Morning surface water temperatures are around 61 degrees on the big water.

Things may be close to changing with the trout fishing on Lake Jocassee, and Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

November 19

Lake Jocassee is at 93.0% of full pool and the lake is still even more clear than usual. Morning surface water temperatures are around 66 degrees.

The trout bite on Lake Jocassee is stable, and Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

November 11

Lake Jocassee is at 93.8% of full pool and the lake is even clearer than usual. Morning surface water temperatures are around 67-68 degrees. 

The trout bite on Lake Jocassee has slowed a little bit more, and Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

November 5

Lake Jocassee is at 93.3% of full pool and the lake is very clear. Morning surface water temperatures are around 67-68 degrees. 

The trout bite on Lake Jocassee continues to be slow, which Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

October 21

Lake Jocassee is at 94.6% of full pool and they are pulling so much water through the lake that water clarity is unusually high despite all the rain, even in areas that are not usually clear.  Morning surface water temperatures are around 74 degrees. 

There aren’t many surprises in the fall trout bite on Lake Jocassee, and Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

October 8

Lake Jocassee is at 95.9% of full pool and clarity has been unusually high – although the rains are beginning to reduce it. Morning surface water temperatures are still around 76-77 degrees. 

Despite pouring rain that kept him off the water, tournament angler Joe Anders of Easley reports

September 30

Lake Jocassee is around 95.4% of full pool and clarity is extremely high. Morning surface water temperatures are around 77 degrees. 

Water temperatures have not cooled off enough for the trout to move shallower, and Guide Sam Jones (864-280-9056) reports

September 17

Lake Jocassee is up to 95.4% of full pool and clarity is normal. Morning surface water temperatures are around 80-82 degrees. 

Last night makes 5 out of 6 Thursday night bass tournaments on Lake Jocassee that tournament angler Joe Anders of Easley has won in a row

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