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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).  

June 12

Lake Russell water levels are down to 474.43 (full pool is 475.00) and water clarity is high. Morning surface water temperatures are around 81 degrees. 

June 12

Lake Greenwood water levels are at 439.15 (full pool is 440.0) and clarity is better than normal.  Morning surface water temperatures are still around 80 degrees. 

June 12

Lake Wateree is at 95.3% of full pool and the lake is fairly clear. Morning surface water temperatures are up to 84 degrees or more.

June 12

Santee Cooper water levels are at 75.82 in Lake Marion (full pool is 76.8) and bouncing around 75.6 in Lake Moultrie (full pool is 75.5). Morning surface water temperatures are roughly 80-84 degrees. 

June 12

Clarks Hill water levels are still very high at 330.06 (full pool is 330.00) and clarity is normal. Morning surface water temperatures are in the low 80s. 

June 12

Lake Murray water levels are at 358.19 (full pool is 360.00) and water clarity is pretty normal.  Morning surface water temperatures are in the upper 70s to low 80s.

June 11

Lake Jocassee is at 98.8% of full pool and water clarity is very high. Morning surface water temperatures are up to 74-75 degrees on the main lake and higher up the rivers. 

June 6

Morning surface water temperatures around Beaufort are about 80 degrees. 

June 6

Morning surface water temperatures around Hilton Head are about 81 degrees and the water is unusually clear. Tons of bait including finger mullet and menhaden can be caught, and there seem to be more big white shrimp off the beaches than usual this year.

June 6

Morning surface water temperatures are around 77 degrees around Georgetown and getting into the 80s during the day.  Clarity is above average, especially considering the negative low high tides. Bait shrimp, finger mullet and menhaden are all around for netting. 

June 6

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are approximately 77 degrees and despite strong tides this week the water remains pretty clear. There are lots of live shrimp in the creeks and finger mullet are now big enough for bait. 

June 6

Lake Keowee is at 97.7% of full pool and water clarity remains very high on the main body of the lake.  Water temperatures over most of the lake remain in the upper 70s to low 80s. 

June 6

Morning surface water temperatures range from about 78-82 degrees around Little River and the water looks pretty clear.  The mullet are mostly too small for bait but there are lots of menhaden around. 

June 6

Morning surface water temperatures are about 80 degrees inshore and 77-78 off the beaches. Shrimp have gotten harder to catch but tons of “peanut” menhaden are around. 

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. 

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