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Lake Murray Spring 2015 Fishing Report (Updated May 12)

Lake Murray is at 357.94; daytime surface water temperatures at the dam are in the low 70s, while in the creeks temperatures as high as the 80-degree range have been found. Striped bass: Very good. Lake World (803-957-6548) reports that some really nice striped bass in the 20-30 pound class have been weighed in at the store recently, with fish concentrated from the Gap to the dam. The hottest action is comi ...

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Exclusive Content: How the USC Bass Fishing Team Won the National Championship on Lake Murray

A casual observer could make the mistake of thinking that today was an ordinary day of college for University of South Carolina junior Gettys Brannon, an advertising major at USC and one-half of the bass fishing team that also includes Patrick Walters. Gettys had to go to classes, and when he wasn’t in class he had a project that he was working to finish up. But the truth is that today was no ordinary day f ...

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Lake Murray Winter 2014/15 Fishing Report (Updated March 15)

Lake Murray is at 358.08, and surface water temperatures at the dam are in the low to mid-50s. Further up temperatures as high as the upper 50s have been seen, with temperatures significantly warmer on the north side of the lake than the south side (because of the sun’s angle). White Perch: Excellent. Lake World (803-957-6548) reports that the white perch remains king on Lake Murray, with schools scattered ...

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30+ Pound Bag Caught(!) – Fish the Fall Lake Murray Results

The Fish the Fall Elite Team Trail had its two-day Lake Murray event on Friday and Saturday (March 6 and 7), and it was a good one.  The father/ son team of Mike and Brian Tidwell won the tournament with a two-day total of 48.33 pounds, including a whopping Day 2 bag weighing 30.79 pounds!  The bag featured a 9.11 pound big fish and set a new all-time Fish the Fall team record.  Tournament director Dennis L ...

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ABA Weekend Series Lake Murray Results

Congratulation to Brock Taylor of Pendleton, winner of the first ABA Weekend Series SC Division event of 2015 on Lake Murray.  Brock had 19.12 pounds (5 fish). Second place went to Sean Anderson of Leesville with 18.78 pounds (5). Third place went to Todd Pearson of Anderson with 16.28 pounds (5). Fourth place went to Randy C. Huffman of Charleston, WV with 16.14 pounds (5). Fifth place went to Reinaldo "Ra ...

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