Lake Murray Professional Review and Guide
"Short Take: 50,000 acres; large tributaries, deep and shallow water, vegetation, boat docks, fallen timber. Like a number of southern bass lakes now well into middle age, Lake Murray frequently gets by-passed by traveling anglers, even though it’s located just a few miles off Interstate 20 near South Carolina’s capital city.
This 50,000-acre impoundment is well-deserving of a closer look, however, for under the right water conditions, bass fishing here can be excellent. This is a lake that produced one of the heaviest tournament winning stringers in recent years, 28 fish (seven bass per day limit) weighing more than 87 pounds. Even now with a five-bass-per-day limit, local tournament angler Davy Hite emphasizes that 20- and 25-pound one-day stringers are still caught. Primary Species: Largemouth and striped bass."