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Lake Hartwell, SC
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Santee Cooper fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Santee Cooper water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
South Carolina
Latitude:
33.470972
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Longitude:
-80.267486
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Water Clarity:
6-10 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
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BlacksCamp
2013-02-23
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 55
Fishing has been great! Even with the cold front we caught some nice bass yesterday fishing depressions and drops. The big slabs are staging in the major fingers in 10 to 15 feet. There were some big cats caught this weekend, with an 85 pounder in the mix.! Fish the lower end of the canal where it dumps into Moultrie. Stripers are heading upstream to spawn. The lake is up and the current is ripping, we should have another great spawn this year!
BlacksCamp
2013-01-06
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 50
Cat fished yesterday, caught some good fish with three pigs. still drifting Gizzard Shad, but a little shallower yesterday. There are a lot of three to six pound bass being caught in shallow water with this weather we\'ve been having. Crappie are still biting hard on brush - get out and sink some Wax Myrtle bushes with concrete blocks and you\'ll be in business. http://www.blackscamp.com
Guest
2012-12-17
Species: Striped Bass
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 65
Best fishing this time of year as not man fishermen are out. Today was overcast with 5 mph winds out of the east. Got out on Lake Moultrie at 8am and immediately ran into schooling stripers with about 500 gulls, pelicans and loons on top of the fish. Caught 25 nice ones really fast on sassy shads and bucktails.
Guest
2012-02-17
Species: Walleye
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
there are no walleye on this lake either!
Santee Cooper Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Santee Cooper Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is in full spawn now the water temperature has climbed up to 63 degrees. The large female bass will be on the beds and holding tight. Spawning bass won't be feeding aggressively at this water temperature but they will be catchable. In addition, all bass don't spawn at the exact same time or water temperature. If you aren't a site fisherman, you should be able to find some larger females and male largemouth on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding so fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Santee Cooper Smallmouth Bass Rating:
1
Santee Cooper Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Santee Cooper Crappie Rating:
3.5
Santee Cooper Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie spawn should be really heating up now. Crappie prefers to spawn on gravel bottom typically with brush and/or emergent vegetation for cover. If the lake is void of gravel bottoms, find the rocks or rip rap. Crappie will use the larger structure rocks for cover. Cast some small grub baits in the shallows looking for the spawning crappie. Good luck today!
Santee Cooper Catfish Rating:
3.5
Santee Cooper Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Use live brim or goldfish,cutbait,nightcrawlers,stinkbait and chicken livers. Best time to catch
catfish would be early in the morning or late in the evening and after dark.
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The water temperature is climbing and the catfish will start becoming more active now. The catfish spawn is right around the corner and generally all catfish species will be looking to spawn. Blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish spawn in much the same areas. Mostly spawning in deep tree lay downs that have lots of shade, holes in the bank, sunken barrels and tires. With baitfish becoming active, it?s time to catch some small sunfish, bluegill, shad and frogs and getting the line in the water.
Santee Cooper Spotted Bass Rating:
1.5
Santee Cooper Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The spotted bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Santee Cooper White Bass Rating:
4
Santee Cooper White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Santee Cooper Striped Bass Rating:
3.5
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Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

Sunrise:

06:35 EST

Sunset:

20:01 EST

Moon Phase:


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