Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - September 19, 2014

Date Updated: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Riprap along roadways and bridges are good spots to fish, with topwater prop baits, plastic worms and grubs. The lake is cooling and the fish are moving into shallow water. Lipless rattling crankbaits, plastic grubs and spinnerbaits are all good lures.

Upstream uranium interests still at it

Date Updated: 
09/18/2014
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

Virginia Energy Resources, Inc. formerly Virginia Uranium Ltd has no intentions of giving up on uranium mining upstream of Lake Gaston. According to public documents filed with the Canadian Securities Administrators, in spite of data in numerous studies proving uranium mining in Virginia is dangerous to the ...

Wobble Island shutting down if resident has his way

Date Updated: 
09/14/2014
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

Wobble Island partiers are causing issues with at least one family in the area and they’re working to do something about it. Patrick Bloodworth and his wife Lisa said they want the partying, the music and the unsafe boating to stop.

Waterfront property declines raise concerns about recent reassessment

Date Updated: 
09/10/2014
Source: 
SoVANow.com

Mecklenburg’s new tax assessment is causing concern among some homeowners, particularly those with lakefront properties, after some land and home values decreased dramatically in tax value.

Lake Sheriffs address crime with LGA

Date Updated: 
09/10/2014
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

Sheriffs from around the lake attended a recent LGA meeting to talk about crime. From left, Northampton County Sheriff Jack Smith, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp, Brunswick County Sheriff Brian Roberts and Warren County Sheriff Johnny Williams.

New era begins for library in Littleton

Date Updated: 
09/07/2014
Source: 
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald

Town Commissioner Heidi Hogan was in tears Saturday as she thanked the people who helped make the new library in Littleton a reality during its grand opening.

Minor injuries reported in weekend accident on Lake Gaston

Date Updated: 
09/03/2014
Source: 
Warren Record

Sgt. Brandon Joyner with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission reported one accident on Lake Gaston in Warren County during what was otherwise a relatively quiet Labor Day holiday on the water.

Littleton/Lake Gaston Festival offers fun and excitement for all ages

Date Updated: 
09/05/2014
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

Nearly thirty years, the Town of Littleton has celebrated the end of the summer season with the Littleton/Lake Gaston festival.

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