Lake Hartwell

Current Temperature:

Est Water Temperature:
77° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.08 (Falling)

Wind Speed:
South-East at 04 Knots (5 MPH)

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Lake Hartwell
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Lake Hartwell General Information
Welcome to Lake Hartwell 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. Lake Hartwell 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!
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Inpoundment Type:

Surface Area (acres):

Lake Management:
Army Corps



Water Clarity:
3-6 ft

Water Temp Factors:

Maximum Depth (ft):

Normal Elevation (ft):

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Lake Hartwell Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Lake Hartwell Largemouth Bass Rating:
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Lake Hartwell Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Bass are biting pretty good right now. Early in the morning is critical but fish main lake points and pockets with rocks. Later in the day find some rip rap or fish deeper points 30ft or so to get your kicker bass.
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
77 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Lake Hartwell Smallmouth Bass Fishing

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Lake Hartwell Crappie Fishing

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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie prefer this water temperature and will be actively feeding and staying in solid patterns. Baitfish are more active and schooling in all parts of the lake in this water temperature.
Lake Hartwell Catfish Fishing

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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The entire catfish family is very active and actively feeding in this water temperature. All catfish including blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking for their next meal. Itís perfect time to get on the water and fill the freezer. Good luck out there.
Lake Hartwell Spotted Bass Fishing

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Lake Hartwell Spotted Bass Rating:
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- watermelon seed! Enough said

Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at this water temperature. Bass will typically start moving much slower and feeding less aggressive until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, get out fishing early and late and cast in the shallows. When the sun is up it will be time to get out into deeper water, try fishing some drop offs and deep channel bends.
Lake Hartwell White Bass Fishing

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Lake Hartwell Striped Bass Fishing

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Lake Hartwell Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.
07:33 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

19:04 EST

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