Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - May 26, 2017

Date Updated: 
05/24/2017

Bass fishing in Lake Gaston is excellent early and late in the day. Plastic worms and lizards are the most productive baits on boat docks, while topwaters work best early and late on points. After the sun gets up, fish crankbaits and plastic worms or lizards on stumpy points.

Be Safe, Be Seen

Date Updated: 
05/22/2017
Source: 
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

DGIF Conservation Police Officers on the water often see some strange lights at night, and they are not from UFOs. Despite the trend to light up your boat, your lighting configuration may not only be creating a navigation hazard for your fellow night-time boaters, but they may also be illegal.

Weed Control Dates & Locations

Date Updated: 
05/20/2017
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

Hydrilla and Lyngbya treatments in Lake Gaston should start May 31st and continue into early June. Those treatments are designed to control the spread of those two nuisance weeds. Here are maps of the specific areas being treated and the anticipated treatment dates.

Learning about the lake

Date Updated: 
05/05/2017

Al Potter told a group of middle schoolers that most people accidentally consume some water while swimming, then proceeded to show them how much E. coli is in lake water.

Jones Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Gaston

Date Updated: 
05/01/2017
Source: 
BassResource.com

Raymond Jones III of Statesville, North Carolina, took top honors at the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division tournament on Lake Gaston Saturday after bringing a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 11 ounces to the scale. For his win, Jones pocketed $7,473.

Meetings discuss water sports at length

Date Updated: 
05/03/2017

Lake Anna residents are working at trying to change boating laws and their effects could be felt all the way at Lake Gaston. Lake Anna residents complained about wake boardiers and wake surfers in an attempt to change 'no wake' rules for watersports from 50 feet from shoreline to between 100 and 200 feet.

Venomous & Non-Venomous Snakes in the Lake Area

Date Updated: 
04/21/2017
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

The May 3rd Lake Gaston Association's monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m.

RRBA not backing down from Duke Energy

Date Updated: 
04/12/2017

The Roanoke River Basin Association is not backing down from its threat to sue Duke Energy over violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the Coal Combustion Residuals Rule and t

Forum highlights need for countywide broadband

Date Updated: 
04/05/2017
Source: 

A forum held last week on broadband availability was small in attendance but big on enthusiasm for increased broadband countywide, as citizens and local leaders talked about challenges, solutions a

Water Safety Council hears from Flotilla 9-3

Date Updated: 
04/09/2017

The Lake Gaston Water Safety Council got a special treat when Flotilla 9-3 Commander Ed Burke stopped by for a visit this week.

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