Lake world had a 21pound fish weighed in at the store. But the best shellcracker fishing during the remainder of the summer seems to be in the diversion canal area. Many anglers enjoy the outstanding fishing for striped bass, largemouth and catfish, but often, the average angler knows little about the shellcracker. While a lot of people catch a lot of shellcrackers fishing from the bank, taylor prefers to fish from a boat for a couple of reasons.
Small mouth bass are found primarily in the lower south end of the lake which is deeper and has rocky points. View photo and details for 0 shellcracker drive, leesville, sc 29070 lhrmls00035298 at, the best source for lake home real estate. The old fisherman shows off another jumbo magnum shellcracker. Lake murray fishing report august 22 2019 weekly report from anderson coleman of lake murray hardware and outdoor we have reached south carolinas dog days of summer.
Lake murray is another lake that is excellent for multiple species, but while lake moultrie is known as a great shellcracker fishing lake as well as for huge bluegill, lake murray is certainly a sleeper in the shellcracker department. Angler guide provides fishing enthusiasts with relevant information about fishing lake murray and other rivers, streams and lakes in south carolina. Lake murrays shellcrackers should be heading to their spawning beds within. The old fisherman is on lake murray catching shellcrackers and bluegill bream on the bed using earth worms on thursday may 2, 2019. Has the ky lake bluegill and shellcracker fishing started to pick up yet or do we still have a week or so.
Perhaps the most underrated and overlooked fisheries at lake murray is the shellcracker. You can watch as the fish follow your lure swimming through the water. The site contains current fishing conditions along with articles of interest. The old fisherman is showing how he digs his backyard worms and then takes you on a lake murray fishing trip using the worms to catch. Many of the lakes well discuss will have good fishing for multiple species, but. Shellcracker fishing with my boy lake murray sc 2018 youtube. The clear spring fed water makes sight fishing fairly easy. Lake murray is certainly a very good bream lake even without the advantage it now has. With the lake level up after a couple of years of being low, there are miles and miles of thick, ideal breamholding shoreline cover. I got set up and had what felt like a nice fish on only to have the line break right at the hook, which means i did not retie when i should. Great fishing for lake murray sunfish doesnt end when the spawn does. Located just outside columbia, sc, it has some of the best fishing for striped.
When approaching white rock lake for fishing, try taking the appropriately named fisher rd. Lake murray shellcrackers still in postspawn for a few more days. Crack down on lake murrays shellcrackers carolina sportsman. An excellent producer of stripers, including trophies over 40 pounds. Early in the morning there has been good schooling. Fish are staging on flats outside spawning pockets, waiting for the right conditions. The old fisherman shows off another jumbo magnum shellcracker weighing almost three pounds on lake monticello, sc.
Redbreast sunfish also called redbreasted bream, shell cracker, yellowbelly sunfish in typical sunfish. We visited a spot called flat swamp expecting little more than a day catching sunfish, but what we didnt expect was that some of those would turn out to be nearly. Shellcracker game at lake murray carolina sportsman. The spring fishing for shellcrackers at lake murray will rival. Lake murray shellcracker report well, inkdabber made me feel guilty about not fishing so i decided to hit the lake for a couple of hours early this morning. The shellcrackers really like to bed in kind of open spaces without a lot. Fishing for bedding bluegills and shellcrackers youtube. Summer isnt the only thing heating up for anglers on lake murray, sc.265 829 136 1224 1105 659 1249 85 1577 1067 1247 726 800 1238 723 898 1005 1416 577 739 1101 1438 1125 1293 489 623 649 628 1152 1120 61 1245 1216