Haha, I released the few I've caught. You want your baits to be a few feet above the greatest concentration of fish, so if you are seeing them at feet deep, you want your baits to be or feet deep. Not trying to disagree with you. The offshore bite is just beginning to get started. Updated May 17, …. Best on lower part of lake fish deep live shad. After the sun gets up then they are moving out to feet of water with the down-lines.
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At least I'll get some catfish bait. Looking at the teeth will help to clear up any confusion, but even that to the inexperienced angler can be inconclusive. When the group got together that first year, the only fish landed all weekend was a single, sad catfish. I have caught hybrids out of wateree also, they have put them in most lakes that the striper doesnt naturally reproduce. Fish are making their way down the lake, but there are still plenty of fish up the rivers.
South Carolina Striper Fishing - Fish for Striped Bass And Hybrid Striped Bass in South Carolina.
Striped and Largemouth Bass: The lower lake is pretty clear and up the lake is only mildly stained. Striped bass are considered primarily anadromous fish, and most spend the majority of their adult lives in salt water, traveling inland only to spawn in coastal plain rivers. Unfortunately they congregate around the dam and there is not enough oxygen to support them. However they are now a staple in the diet of the gamefish in the lake. Guide Wendell Wilson reports that he is fishing a very similar pattern for both spotted and largemouth bass, and early in the morning he is catching fish off long, sloping main lake points. Catfish will rise to the surface to feed on these same baitfish, and even when this happens over deeper water fishing right under the surface can be effective.
Anglers can catch fish by locating suspended schools of bait on their electronics and then fishing in or around these schools. Lake Murray water levels are at Stan has caught some fish throwing a Pop-R around seawalls, but most them have been on the smaller side. Subscribe to Blog via Email. In the lower lake they are catching fish in feet, while in the upper lake they are a bit deeper. White perch will hit spoons and cut baits.