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The blue catfish are in a feeding frenzy right now on Clarks Hill, and young Hudson Gawler was very excited to catch this big fish withCaptain Chris Simpson of Fightin Da Blues Fishing Guide Service (864-992-2352).  

May 30

Lake Keowee is at 98.4% of full pool and water clarity remains very high on the main body of the lake.  Water temperatures continue to slowly rise with upper 70s to low 80s found throughout the lake. 

May 29

Lake Wylie is at 97.8% of full pool and the northern end of the lake remains surprisingly dirty. Morning surface water temperatures are in the upper 70s.

May 29

Santee Cooper water levels are at 75.71 in Lake Marion (full pool is 76.8) and bouncing around 74.5 in Lake Moultrie (full pool is 75.5). Morning surface water temperatures are roughly 78-81 degrees and the lakes remain fairly clear.  

May 29

Clarks Hill water levels are still very high at 330.35 (full pool is 330.00) and morning surface water temperatures have hit about 80 degrees. 

May 29

Lake Monticello morning surface water temperatures are around 80 degrees or higher and both the lake and river are gin clear. Water levels generally fluctuate daily. 

May 29

Lake Jocassee is at 95.6% of full pool and water clarity is normal. Morning surface water temperatures are up to 74-76 degrees on the main lake. 

May 29

Lake Murray water levels are at 358.10 (full pool is 360.00) and water clarity is pretty normal.  Morning surface water temperatures have hit about 80 degrees.

May 29

Lake Hartwell water levels are still very high at 660.32 (full pool is 660.00) and water clarity is normal. Morning surface water temperatures are around 77-79 degrees.

May 29

Lake Russell water levels are still high at 474.71 (full pool is 475.00) and water clarity is pretty normal. Morning surface water temperatures are up to about 80-82 degrees. 

May 29

Lake Greenwood water levels are at 439.11 (full pool is 440.0) and at least ¾ the way up the lake the water is still pretty clear.  Morning surface water temperatures are around 80 degrees. 

May 29

Lake Wateree is at 95.1% of full pool and the lake is fairly clear. Morning surface water temperatures are about 80 degrees.

May 24

Lake Keowee is at 98.3% of full pool and water clarity is high on the main lake.  In the past week morning surface water temperatures have risen into the upper 70s to low 80s over much of the lake, although near the Jocassee dam cooler water in the low 70s can still be found. 

May 23

Clarks Hill water levels are still very high at 330.37 (full pool is 330.00) and morning surface water temperatures are still only about 75-76 degrees on the main water. Generally the lake clears as you get towards the lower end, but you can find dirty to muddy water in the backs or up the river arms in certain areas. 

May 23

Morning surface water temperatures in the ocean around Beaufort are about 75-76 degrees while morning inshore temperatures are around 77 or 78. 

May 23

Morning surface water temperatures are around 73 degrees off Georgetown and warmer in the creeks.  Finger mullet are showing up while shrimp are still far too small for bait.

May 23

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are approximately 75-76 degrees. Water clarity is very good for this time of year. 

May 23

Morning surface water temperatures just off Hilton Head are about 76 degrees while the creeks are a couple of degrees warmer. As a result bait is much easier to find now.  

May 23

Morning surface water temperatures are around 73-74 degrees off the beach in Little River and similar inshore.  Bait is scattered around with a few smaller finger mullet in the creeks and some menhaden in the waterways and off the beaches. 

May 23

Morning surface water temperatures are around 72 degrees in the ocean on the south end of the Grand Strand and a bit warmer inside Murrells Inlet. 

May 23

Morning surface water temperatures are about 73-74 degrees inshore and off the beaches. 

May 23

Lake Monticello morning surface water temperatures are in the upper 70s. Water levels generally fluctuate daily. 

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