Friday, February 24, 2006

South Carolina Fishing Forecast

LAKE GREENWOOD: Largemouth Bass: Fair. Try using crankbaits off main points or jigging around brush piles and deep holes and using crankbaits in mixed schools from mid-lake on down. Stripers: Fair, using live bait, herring or shad 20 to 25 feet deep. White Perch: Fair. Try fishing deep with minnows, spoons and earthworms. Crappie: Good, using small minnows in 12 feet of water over brush. Catfish: Fair, using cut bait and worms on the bottom. Bream: Poor. Try using crickets and red worms.
LAKE WATEREE: Largemouth Bass: Fair. Try using artificial worms and crankbaits. Striped bass: Good. Try fishing with down-rods 14 feet deep with small shiners in 25-35 feet of water. White Bass: Slow. Try trolling shad-like baits or same as striper fishing. Crappie: Fair. Try using small minnows. Catfish: Good, live shad, minnows or worms in the creeks. Bream: Slow. Try crickets and worms deep.
LAKE MURRAY: Largemouth Bass: Fair, using shallow running crankbaits in the back of coves in running baitfish or jigging spoons deep water. Also try Carolina rig worms in the grass. Striped Bass: Good, try dragging free lines along banks also using topwater plugs and drifting shiners. Crappie: Good, using jigs and small tuffies around bridge pilings and brush piles. White Perch: Good, using live minnows near the bottom. Catfish: Slow. Try cut herring near the bottom. Slow. Try fishing worms deep. Read complete Fishing Report

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