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As summertime heat and recreational boat traffic make the daylight hours less than hospitable to serious anglers, many turn nocturnal in the pursuit of crappie, stripers, catfish and other fish that readily bite after hours.
When temperatures soar during the peak of summer, largemouth bass will seek out comfort zones in order to survive the hottest time of the year.
It has long been held true that 10 percent of the fishermen catch 90 percent of the fish.
Ross Burns and Isaac Nesbitt, members of the Clemson University bass fishing team, brought in five bass with a total weight of 16 pounds, 15 ounces, to beat the second-place team of Matt Allen and Zach Youngblood from Tennessee Tech at the FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference tournament held on Lake Hartwell last weekend.
Two-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier Marty Robinson lives in Spartanburg County, but he doesn’t need much of an excuse to make the short run down Interstate 85 to fish Lake Hartwell anytime he’s home from, well, fishing.
The Travelers Rest High School team of Oakley Connor and Daniel Clark brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday, weighing 23 pounds, 9 ounces, to win the 2015 TBF/FLW South Carolina State High School Fishing Championship last weekend on Lake Marion.
The Internet and local news media were abuzz this week over several reports of a mountain lion sighting in Pickens County. The Liberty Monitor, an independent news and information website, published on its Facebook page it received several eyewitness reports of a large mountain lion spotted in the Golden Springs area off S.C. Highway 178 near Liberty.
Anderson County FLW pro bass angler Brian Latimer said Keowee bass anglers can fish for both spawning and post-spawning fish at Lake Keowee right now, though it may be hard to tell if the fish you catch are actually on the bed or have finished spawning.
Whether you are fishing one of the Savannah chain lakes of Hartwell, Russell or Clarks Hill, or one of the mountain lakes of Jocassee or Keowee, or even a smaller, more private body of water, the fishing should be better than average, as spring has finally arrived in the Upstate.