Piedmont South Carolina
LAKE RUSSELL: Largemouth Bass: Slow. Try worms, lizards and deep crank baits. Yellow Perch: Fair. Try fishing minnows deep. Striped and Hybrid Bass: Fair. Try jigging bucktails. White Bass: Poor. Try bucktails, spinners and live bait below dam. Crappie: Fair. Try using minnows and jigs around brush piles and bridges. Catfish: Fair, using cut bait on the bottom. Bream: Slow.
LAKE THURMOND: Largemouth Bass: Good. Try casting plastic worms, Cleos and spinnerbaits. Also try deep-running plugs. Striped and Hybrid Bass: Good, using Cleos, Berry Spoons and KastMasters. Crappie: Good, around docks using jigs and minnows. Fair, using worms on the bottom. Bream: Fair, using earthworms around the banks.
LAKE WYLIE: Largemouth Bass: Good, casting Carolina-rigged worms and plastic crawfish jigs. White Bass: Fair, casting small spinners and jigs behind the dam. Crappie: Excellent, jigs and minnows 15-20 feet over brush. Catfish: Good, using nightcrawlers on the bottom. Shellcrackers: Try using redworms and crickets on the bottom. Bream: Slow.