Lake Murray water levels are at 357.69 (full pool is 360.00) and water temperatures have dropped slightly into the mid-80s.Clarity is pretty typical although recent rains have dirtied some areas, including creeks and up the river.
Water temperatures started to fall a little earlier than is typical this late summer, and perhaps as a result Captain Brad Taylor (803-331-1354) reports
Lake Murray water levels are at 358.04 (full pool is 360.00).Before the heavy rains began water temperatures had reached the upper 70s in many places, but they have fallen at least five degrees.Clarity was very good at the beginning of the weak, but creeks are becoming stained with a mud line coming.
Weird spring weather continues, and veteran tournament bass angler Captain Doug Lown reports
Lake Murray water levels are at 358.03 (full pool is 360.00) and visibility is stained mid-lake and clearing down the lake.Morning surface temperatures remains in the upper 60s.
Water temperatures have continued to hold steady or even drop, and as a result Lake Murray bass fishing patterns have not changed very much.The fish have, however, been a little finicky. Veteran tournament angler Captain Doug Lown reports
Lake Murray water levels are at 357.62 (full pool is 360.00) and visibility continues to improve.Up the lake there is about 2 feet of visibility, increasing as you get closer to the dam.Overall the lake is starting to look more green and less brown.Morning surface temperatures are generally in the upper 60s.
Relatively cool weather basically has Lake Murray bass in a holding pattern, and veteran tournament angler Captain Doug Lown reports