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AHQ Report - Lake Monticello

June 23

Lake Monticello surface water temperatures are in the middle to upper 80s and the lake is clear. Water levels fluctuate daily. 

The bass fishing is overall good on Lake Monticello, but tournament angler Andy Wicker of Pomaria reports

June 14

Lake Monticello surface water temperatures are in the mid-80s and the lake is clear. Water levels fluctuate daily. 

With water temperatures very warm the free-line driftingcatfish bite has finally taken off, andCaptain William Attaway (803-924-0857) reports

May 25

Lake Monticello morning surface water temperatures are in the mid- to upper 70s and clarity is normal. Lake levels fluctuate daily. 

It’s still a transition period between post-spawn and early summer bass patterns on Lake Monticello, but tournament angler Andy Wicker of Pomaria reports

May 19

Lake Monticello morning surface water temperatures are in the mid- to upper 70s and clarity is normal. Lake levels fluctuate daily. 

It’s a transition period between post-spawn and early summer bass patterns on Lake Monticello, but tournament angler Andy Wicker of Pomaria reports

May 12

Lake Monticello morning surface water temperatures are in the low to mid-70s and clarity is normal. Lake levels fluctuate daily. 

It’s a transition period between post-spawn and early summer bass patterns on Lake Monticello, as shown by recent tournament results. Tournament angler Andy Wicker of Pomaria reports

May 4

Lake Monticello morning surface water temperatures are in the low to mid-70s. Lake levels fluctuate daily. 

The bass spawn is mostly in the rearview mirror on Lake Monticello, but tournament angler Andy Wicker of Pomaria reports

April 21

Lake Monticello morning surface water temperatures are in the low to mid-60s. Lake levels fluctuate daily. 

After a massive bass spawn last week, tournament angler Andy Wicker of Pomaria reports

April 8

Lake Monticello morning surface water temperatures are in the low to mid-60s. The lake is again more stained than normal after recent torrential rains. Lake levels fluctuate daily. 

We are about a week out from the last new moon, and about a week out from the next full moon. Combined with some strange weather conditions this week

April 1

Lake Monticello morning surface water temperatures are in the low to mid-60s, depending on section of the lake, with the warmer water on the lower end near the power plant. The lake is still more stained than normal after recent rains. Lake levels fluctuate daily. 

Water temperatures have cooled enough on Lake Monticello, at the right time, that tournament angler Andy Wicker of Pomaria reports

March 24

Lake Monticello morning surface water temperatures are in the low to mid-60s, depending on section of the lake, with the warmer water on the lower end near the power plant. The lake is still more stained than normal after recent rains. Lake levels fluctuate daily.  

The bass on Lake Monticello are right back where they are supposed to be, and tournament angler Andy Wicker of Pomaria reports

March 17

Lake Monticello morning surface water temperatures range from the upper 50s to lower 60s, depending on section of the lake, with the warmer water on the lower end near the power plant. The lake is more stained than normal after recent rains. Lake levels fluctuate daily.  

The cold snap on Lake Monticello last weekend has set the bass back more than expected, and tournament angler Andy Wicker of Pomaria reports

March 10

Lake Monticello surface water temperatures are in the lower 60s and for now the lake is still pretty clear. Water levels fluctuate daily. 

By now the bass on Lake Monticello are in full-on spawning mode, and tournament angler Andy Wicker of Pomaria reports

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