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Welcome to Lake Keowee 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 Keowee 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!
South Carolina
Maximum Depth (ft):
Normal Elevation (ft):
Inpoundment Type:
Water Clarity:
3-6 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
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Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
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Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 83
Caught a really nice 30+ inch flathead last night in a cove where i wouldn\'t expect a flathead. Early 9pm bite was good through 11pm then dropped off significantly. Caught 3 keeper channels, and a small blue, missed a bunch more. Fishing with chicken livers. Breeze was good today and alot of boat traffic had serious bumpy chop rolling during the day.
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 84
Fishing livers, started early round 6:30pm, hard and fast bite from the start. Caught a nice 5lb blue and a decent 3lb channel within an hour that i kept, caught 3 other channels that i released and missed about 4 more. 20ft depth, wind blowing in from wnw. This weekend should be very productive.
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 84
\"Cold front\" coming in, cats were hitting hard and fast. Caught several nice ones in less than an hour. Fishing livers in about 20 feet. 8pm start time. Hoping this trend continues this weekend.
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 86
Channels biting livers early evening and later. We were at mouth of a cove just before keowee key north in about 30ft of water. No monsters but several nice 3-5 pounders.
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 67
They are slamming BeeBee CrankBaits and JerkBaits - Natural colors at 4ft to 8ft comming up from points 12ft to 18ft off
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 2
Water Temperature: 66
Good around the dam. Fishing in 30 to 50ft. Let swim bait fall slowly to the bottom and work it slowly back to the boat.
Species: White Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
I have never caught a white bass in the northern part of the lake.
Species: Spotted Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 69
Spotted bass have been hitting crankbaits around boat docks late in the afternoon in the area above highway 11.
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 69
The day time catfish bite has been slow in the lake above highway 11.
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 63
they seem to be biting on 8 inch long tiedi mice and and 5 inch shadraps
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Lake Keowee Largemouth Bass Rating:
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- i landed a nice lunker with a nightcrawler.

Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
66 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.
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Lake Keowee Crappie Rating:
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie will be coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding much more aggressively making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Crappie will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into schools again in the old river channels. It?s time to hit the water. Have fun today!
Lake Keowee Catfish Rating:
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- me and my buddy joseph couldnt catch any thing in that lake and there aint no catfish in there like where i come from back in jackson county backlakes
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The water temperature is climbing and the catfish will start becoming more active now. The catfish spawn is right around the corner and generally all catfish species will be looking to spawn. Blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish spawn in much the same areas. Mostly spawning in deep tree lay downs that have lots of shade, holes in the bank, sunken barrels and tires. With baitfish becoming active, it?s time to catch some small sunfish, bluegill, shad and frogs and getting the line in the water.
Lake Keowee Spotted Bass Rating:
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- for spotted bass throw pencil poppers on shallow points and offshore points.
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 66 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Lake Keowee White Bass Rating:
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- Never seen this fish here
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Lake Keowee Striped Bass Rating:
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- there are no stipers on this lake. seriously. this is not a species that lives here

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Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be another full moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.


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