> Prime time dates fill quickly. A few of the state records the lake holds are a 17.9 pound brown trout, 11.5 rainbow trout and a 2 pound 12 oz brook caught in 2010. Whether you request a touring trip or a trophy fishing trip, Blue Ridge Guide … Freshwater Fish Records for South Carolina. Nestled in the mountains of upstate South Carolina and SW North Carolina, the high mountain reservoir is equal to non for water clarity and scenery. 7oz Smallmouth bass, a 8lb. Captain William Sasser (864-333-2000) reports that early in the morning his boat is catching fish 40-50 feet deep on down-lines. Lake Keowee is at 98.3% of full pool and surface water temperatures have dropped to the low 60s on the southern end of the lake and in the back of creeks. YOUR CHOICE! (All equipment is provided) Bait/tackle exceptions: The lake is commonly known for the clean and cold Appalachian mountain rivers that feed the lake to keep its waters cool and clear year-round. But Evans and Brent Lalas found out last week there was at least one. var gds_Direction1596325559 = 'left'; The lake has an abundant supply of bass, striper and hybrid bass, crappie, catfish, bream and perch. I have not had a chance to fish this lake yet, but plan to next year. James Couch, a long-time Jocassee guide who once held the state record for spotted and redeye bass, primarily relies on live threadfin shad and blueback herring, either fished on free lines or set under corks. Affidavit for Record Freshwater Game Fish is in the PDF file format.. Affidavit must be filled out in entirely and returned to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources within 45 days of catch. I’d highly recommend chartering mr jones’ boat.                         Guide: Keith Courtney                                 Office 864-638-9433        Mobile 864-710-1376         Keith@fishjocassee.com,
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North Carolina Sportsman reported first: Lake Jocassee is known for large lake trout, great smallmouth and largemouth fishing, but anyone in the Upstate will tell you the lake does not have stripers. 4- AND 6-HOUR FISHING TRIPS. Fish can be caught around main lake humps on jigs and soft plastics, and there is also some shallow activity early and late. The father and son fishing team, who hail from Charlotte and Four Oaks, N.C., were fishing a “Dog Fight” tournament along with twenty-six other anglers. "; About Fishing Reports for Lake Jocassee near Pickens A detailed fishing report for the Lake Jocassee will make the difference between a good fishing here and a bad one. Striper and Hybrids: Very good. You can also find brook trout, sunfish (aka bream) and deep-water catfish. I hope to get one this year and start fishing. Blue Ridge Guide Service is owned and operated by Keith Courtney. Also 4 hours of Fly Fishing Rivers that flow into Jocassee for Wild Brown and Brook Trout! A little back ground on the striped bass is that there ideal temp is 55, so if you can find them, they should be active. “We were running a light drag and when it hit, it screamed out about 200 yards of line,” Evans Lalas said. Home. Chip is a full-time, professional guide who exclusively fishes on Lake Hartwell. 70 lb catfish. GUIDED TRIPS >> Prime time dates fill quickly. A few of the state records the lake holds are a 17.9 pound brown trout, 11.5 rainbow trout and a 2 pound 12 oz brook caught in 2010. Whether you request a touring trip or a trophy fishing trip, Blue Ridge Guide … Freshwater Fish Records for South Carolina. Nestled in the mountains of upstate South Carolina and SW North Carolina, the high mountain reservoir is equal to non for water clarity and scenery. 7oz Smallmouth bass, a 8lb. Captain William Sasser (864-333-2000) reports that early in the morning his boat is catching fish 40-50 feet deep on down-lines. Lake Keowee is at 98.3% of full pool and surface water temperatures have dropped to the low 60s on the southern end of the lake and in the back of creeks. YOUR CHOICE! (All equipment is provided) Bait/tackle exceptions: The lake is commonly known for the clean and cold Appalachian mountain rivers that feed the lake to keep its waters cool and clear year-round. But Evans and Brent Lalas found out last week there was at least one. var gds_Direction1596325559 = 'left'; The lake has an abundant supply of bass, striper and hybrid bass, crappie, catfish, bream and perch. I have not had a chance to fish this lake yet, but plan to next year. James Couch, a long-time Jocassee guide who once held the state record for spotted and redeye bass, primarily relies on live threadfin shad and blueback herring, either fished on free lines or set under corks. Affidavit for Record Freshwater Game Fish is in the PDF file format.. Affidavit must be filled out in entirely and returned to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources within 45 days of catch. I’d highly recommend chartering mr jones’ boat.                         Guide: Keith Courtney                                 Office 864-638-9433        Mobile 864-710-1376         Keith@fishjocassee.com,