Location

SC
United States
33° 45' 36" N, 82° 14' 24" W
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Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 81-90 F

Crappie: Fair to good. Captain William Sasser reports that he has not been spending much time targeting crappie, but the fish are still stacked up along the river channel in the same pattern that they have been in. Fish minnows 10 feet down over brush in 15-25 feet of water. 

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Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 61-70 F
  • Bream: Good. It’s a great time to catch them in 6-8 feet of water with a Louisiana pink worm on a #6 hook and a #7 split shot. Shellcracker spawn somewhat randomly but you can look for them adjacent to blow-throughs, in the backs of coves or along the river channel where there is a sandy bank.
  • Black bass: Fair. Fish are moving into a summer pattern. There is sporadic topwater activity off points, particularly early in the morning, and flukes and Spooks will catch some fish if you happen upon the right point at the right time. However, most fish are moving out to offshore humps that may rise to 12-18 feet of surface but are surrounded by deeper water. Mop Jigs or mini Mop Jigs, Carolina rigs and big plastic worms are the best bets for getting bit. 
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Average: 1 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 81-90 F Water Temp: 71-80 F Clarity: Stained
1 fish caught | Lunker: 1lb Largemouth Bass using a Rapala Cal (Jerkbait)

Clarks Hill fishing report for me was down right tough. I only managed one largemouth bite the whole day. It came on a Shadow Rap in blueback color in a saddle between two islands midway down the lake. The water was in the 70's up above where I put in and a couple degrees cooler down where I caught my fish. I spoke with a guy checking all his jugs and he told me that his brother as well as some other guys he was talking to along the way said they were having problems as well. I don't know what exactly was going on compared to the reports I had read but I just couldn't get anything going for me. I tried everything from a spot remover to a swimbait and anything else I could think of.

 

On another note, the striper and hybrids were schooling everywhere we went. There were big ones and little ones jumping completely out of the water. My brother-in-law caught a small one of each.

CatchSpeciesLure / BaitBrandWeight (lb)Length (in)
1Largemouth BassCal (Jerkbait)Rapala1

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