Santee Cooper water levels are down to 74.02 in Lake Marion (full pool is 76.8) and 74.92 in Lake Moultrie (full pool is 75.5) and the lakes are normal clarity.Morning surface water temperatures have dropped into the mid-80s in most areas.
On the crappie front, Captain Steve English (843-729-4044) reports
Lake Murray water levels have risen slightly to 357.00 (full pool is 360.00) and water conditions are more stained after recent rains.Morning surface water temperatures have dropped to about 80 degrees in the creeks.
There has been a significant change in the striped bass patterns over the last few days
Lake Jocassee is down to 95.6% of full pool and clarity is extremely high from the main lake to the rivers.Morning surface water temperatures are around 78 degrees on the main lake and in the low 80s in the backs.
Even though surface temperatures are relatively stable on Lake Jocassee the depths are gradually heating up, and Jocassee Charters (864-280-9056) reports