Monticello Reservoir
Current Temperature:
48°
Est Water Temperature:
66° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
30.12 (High)
Wind Speed:
East at 06 Knots (7 MPH)
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Monticello Reservoir
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Monticello Reservoir 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. Monticello Reservoir 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!
State:
South Carolina
Latitude:
34.3439730000000000000
Maximum Depth (ft):
145
County:
Fairfield
Longitude:
-81.3127390000000000000
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
3-6 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Lake Management:
Other
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Guest
2012-03-31
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 75
Largemouth fishing very slow, caught several small male fish on two different crant baits in shallow water. Nothing at all in deeper water. Left at lunch time, water was getting warmer near the power plant. Water temp has risen 15 degrees in last 20 days.
abray
2010-04-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 70
I was at monticello thee weekend of 4/3/10 and the water temp was around 70 degrees with water clarity at about 4-5 ft.
Monticello Reservoir Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Monticello Reservoir Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Monticello Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3
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Monticello Reservoir Crappie Rating:
3
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Fall Fishing Tip provided by Guide Chatt Martin: One tactic is all you need. Trolling. Get a pink or black colored crankbait that gets down 8-12 feet (I like Bandit 200 and 300 series crankbaits), and put it 80-100 feet behind a boat and drive that boat around in 8-12 feet of water pretty slow. 1.2-1.8 miles per hour seems to be the blessed speed. You will catch crappies, and you'll be surprised how many. This is a great tactic when you don't have a fishfinder.
Monticello Reservoir Catfish Rating:
4
Monticello Reservoir Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Was at monty the w/e of 4/30 @5/1 caught several blues in the 20lb to 30lb range and 1 big cat weighin in at 37.8 lbs drifting holes 50 feet coming back up slopes to around 20 foot of water,fresh cut bluegill @ wd-40 chicken breast were most productive. most of the water we found to be around 73 degrees,
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Monticello Reservoir Spotted Bass Rating:
4
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- great fishing for trophy blues. Be patient I have lended several fish over 35lbs and a couple in the fourty pound range.
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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.
Monticello Reservoir White Bass Rating:
3
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Monticello Reservoir Striped Bass Rating:
4
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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.

Sunrise:

08:10 EST

Sunset:

18:13 EST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
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