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AHQ Report - Lake Monticello

January 26

Lake Monticello water temperatures range from 53-59 degrees, depending on section of the lake.  Near the power plant is warmer.  Visibility is 3-5 feet and water levels typically fluctuate daily.  

January 20

Lake Monticello water temperatures range from 53-59 degrees, depending on section of the lake. Near the power plant is warmer.  Visibility is 3-5 feet and water levels typically fluctuate daily.  

January 19

Morning surface water temperatures are around 52 degrees inshore around Little River and the water clarity is still very good.

January 12

Lake Monticello water temperatures range from the low to upper 50s, depending on section of the lake. Near the power plant is warmer. The water is still fairly clear and lake levels normally fluctuate daily.

January 5

Lake Monticello water temperatures are in the low to mid-50s. Lake levels normally fluctuate daily.

December 22

Lake Monticello water temperatures are in the mid-50s. Lake levels normally fluctuate daily.

December 15

Lake Monticello water temperatures are in the mid to upper 50s. Lake levels normally fluctuate daily.

December 1

Lake Monticello water temperatures range from the upper 50s to lower 60s, and the water is clear. Lake levels normally fluctuate daily.

November 17

Lake Monticello surface water temperatures have dropped into the low to mid-60s and the water is typically clear. Water levels fluctuate daily.

November 10

Lake Monticello surface water temperatures are in the upper 60s. Water levels fluctuate daily.

November 3

Lake Monticello surface water temperatures are in the upper 60s and even lower 70s. Water levels fluctuate daily.

October 13

Lake Monticello surface water temperatures are in the lower 70s. Water levels fluctuate daily.

September 29

Lake Monticello surface water temperatures are in the high-70s. Water levels fluctuate daily.

The storm may shake things up, but for now BYA Fishing’s Eric Enlow of Union reports

September 8

Lake Monticello surface water temperatures range from about 84-88, depending on which end of the lake you are on. Water levels fluctuate daily.

With Lake Monticello under new ownership the lake is being managed differently, and tournament angler Andy Wicker of Pomaria reports

August 31

Lake Monticello surface water temperatures are in the mid-80s, warmer on the lower end near the power plant, and the lake is still clear. Water levels fluctuate daily.

It’s another transition period on Lake Monticello for bass, and tournament angler Andy Wicker of Pomaria reports

August 4

Lake Monticello surface water temperatures are in the mid-80s, warmer on the lower end near the power plant, and the lake is still clear. Water levels fluctuate daily.

The free-line drifting bite forcatfish is really good on Lake Monticello, andCaptain William Attaway (803-924-0857) reports

July 21

Lake Monticello surface water temperatures are in the mid-80s, warmer on the lower end near the power plant, and the lake is still clear. Water levels fluctuate daily.

We are entering a tougher period with the bass fishing on Lake Monticello, and tournament angler Andy Wicker of Pomaria reports

July 1

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

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

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

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