Fishing Report: April 1, 2019

By Michael Murphy, Michael@MichaelMurphyFishing.comhttp://www.MichaelMurphyFishing.comPhone: 803-567-5263 April on Lake Murray is the month of Spawn. It is the time of the year when the majority of the Largemouth Bass are in their spawn cycle and post-spawn by the end of the month. Fishing techniques for Largemouth Bass will differ depending on which end of the lake …

Fishing Report: March 1, 2019

By Michael Murphy, Michael@MichaelMurphyFishing.comhttp://www.MichaelMurphyFishing.comPhone: 803-567-5263 In the month of March, the water temperatures on Lake Murray will begin to warm, warming into the 60’s by the end of the month. Fish will be in full swing of Pre-Spawn and typically beginning to spawn by the end of the month, roaming the banks and into the …

Fishing Report: February 12, 2019

By Michael Murphy, Michael@MichaelMurphyFishing.comhttp://www.MichaelMurphyFishing.comPhone: 803-567-5263 In the month of February, the water temperatures on Lake Murray will begin to warm by the end of the month. Fish will continue to move from their winter patterns into their pre-spawn patterns, bringing the fish closer to the banks and into the shallows. Focus should be on the …

Fishing Report: January 2, 2019

By Michael Murphy, Michael@MichaelMurphyFishing.comhttp://www.MichaelMurphyFishing.comPhone: 803-567-5263 The Largemouth Bass on Lake Murray have transitioned into their winter patterns, schooling on Herring, shad and feeding on crayfish and bluegill in the upper section of the lake and mid-lake with the lower than usual water an color change, and schooling on herring, shad and feeding on white perch …

Fishing Tips: How to Fish in the Winter

The great thing about owning a lake home is that you can fish year-round. Winter is almost here at Lake Murray and there are still a significant number of fish that remain active during the winter months. From tackle box basics to a list of winter-friendly fish, check out Lake Homes Realty’s essential guide to fishing in …

Mystery Plants Spreading in Lake Murray Coves and What the Carp are Doing About it.

Live on Lake Murray? Have you boated on the lake recently? You may have noticed a lot of native aquatic plants on the shoreline. Much of this vegetation, southern naiad, is a primary food source for some of the waterfowl and invertebrates that call Lake Murray home. The triploid grass carp, stocked to control the hydrilla, …

DYK: Lake Murray Facts

DYK (Did You Know?) Lake Murray is a reservoir in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is approximately 50,000 acres (200 km2) in size, and has roughly 500 miles (800 km) of shoreline. The Saluda Dam (officially the Dreher Shoals Dam) was an engineering feat at the time of its construction. The dam, using …