The catfishing has slowed down on Lake Wateree, but that’s no reason to stay off the water. The crappie are biting good on minnows, with a few being caught on jigs and spoons as well. Will Hinson, who fishes in the Southern Crappie Tournament Trail, is finding the fish by tight-lining 18 feet deep in 20+ feet of water. Wateree Creek and Singleton Creek are currently the best fishing spots.
PhotoByBrianCope: Long-time outdoors writer Bennett Kirkpatrick shows off this crappie he caught while tight-lining a spoon.