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AHQ Report - Lake Murray

We promise to move onto another lake next week, but we can't let go of the early spring weights coming out of Lake Murray for one more week.  Will someone fishing in the first BFL South Carolina division tournament this Saturday best 30 pounds?  For three weeks they've been knocking at the door... 

August 18

Lake Murray water levels are down to 356.42 (full pool is 360.00) and clarity is normal. Morning surface water temperatures are in the middle to upper 80s.

August 3

Lake Murray water levels are down to 356.79 (full pool is 360.00) but should rise with coming rains, and before the rain clarity was normal. Morning surface water temperatures are in the middle to upper 80s.

July 27

Lake Murray water levels are down to 357.12 (full pool is 360.00) and clarity is normal. Morning surface water temperatures are in the middle to upper 80s.

July 21

Lake Murray water levels are down to 357.31 (full pool is 360.00) and clarity is normal. Morning surface water temperatures are 86 and higher.

July 13

Lake Murray water levels are down to 357.61 (full pool is 360.00) and clarity is back to summer normal. Morning surface water temperatures are in the mid-80s.

June 28

Lake Murray water levels are down to 358.07 after rising over 359 (full pool is 360.00), and while clarity is normalizing the whole lake is more stained than usual after last week’s rain. The Little Saluda has cleared much more than the Big Saluda which is pretty muddy. Morning surface water temperatures are around 80 degrees. 

June 22

Lake Murray water levels are at 358.50 (full pool is 360.00) and clarity is normal. Morning surface water temperatures are in the upper 70s.  

June 15

Lake Murray water levels are at 358.11 (full pool is 360.00) and clarity is good. Morning surface water temperatures have risen into the mid-70s.

June 7

Lake Murray water levels are at 358.11 (full pool is 360.00) and clarity is good. Morning surface water temperatures have risen into the mid-70s.

June 1

Lake Murray water levels are at 358.18 (full pool is 360.00) and clarity is good. Morning surface water temperatures are in the upper 60s over most of the lake. 

May 25

Lake Murray water levels are at 358.05 (full pool is 360.00) and clarity is good. Morning surface water temperatures are in the upper 60s in the big water to low 70s in the creeks. 

May 11

Lake Murray water levels are at 358.02 (full pool is 360.00) and clarity is fairly normal. Morning surface water temperatures are ranging from the mid to upper 60s to 70 with erratic temperatures.

May 4

Lake Murray water levels are back down to 357.96 (full pool is 360.00) and at the upper end the Big Saluda is dirty while the Little Saluda is pretty clear. Morning surface water temperatures are in the mid-60s.   

April 20

Lake Murray water levels are at 358.52 (full pool is 360.00) and the lake is stained but clearing. Morning surface water temperatures range from about 65 to 70.

April 11

Lake Murray water levels are way up to 358.81 (full pool is 360.00) and the upper lake will be muddy for a while. Morning surface water temperatures have dropped substantially, and they now range from the mid-50s to about 60 degrees. 

March 30

Lake Murray water levels are up to 358.48 (full pool is 360.00) and morning surface water temperatures are in the low 60s. 

March 16

Lake Murray water levels are stable at 357.70 (full pool is 360.00) and clarity is pretty normal.  Morning surface water temperatures have dropped into the mid-60s.

March 9

Lake Murray water levels are stable at 357.54 (full pool is 360.00) and the lake is clearing.  Morning surface water temperatures range from about 57 to 62 degrees.

February 23

Lake Murray water levels are at 357.03 (full pool is 360.00) and the lake is mostly stained.  Morning surface water temperatures range from the mid- to upper-50s.

February 16

Lake Murray water levels are at 356.61 (full pool is 360.00) and the lake ranges from stained to muddy – but may be about to get muddier again.   Morning surface water temperatures range from the low to mid-50s.

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