Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - August 22, 2014

Date Updated: 
Friday, August 22, 2014

Bass fishing is good, particularly in the lower and upper parts of the lake. Topwaters are producing early and late in the day. Main lake points are producing bass on crankbaits, carolina-rigged plastic worms and spinnerbaits. The key to fishing this lake is finding the baitfish.

Keep the islands clean

Date Updated: 
08/20/2014
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

The Mayor of Wobble Island, Dominion Power officials and North Carolina Wildlife Resource are encouraging people who use Wobble and other Lake Gaston Islands to be responsible and clean up behind t

Vendors galore at 30th Littleton-Lake Gaston Festival

Date Updated: 
08/18/2014
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

There will be more than 100 food vendors, crafters, and non-profits on hand to make the Littleton-Lake Gaston Festival the place you want to be on Saturday, August 30th from 10am to 4pm.

Aquatic Plant survey begins on Lake Gaston

Date Updated: 
08/15/2014
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

About 25 Lake Gaston residents will be taking to the water armed with rakes and GPS devices to take an inventory of submersed plants on the lake bed.

Charges filed in boating accident

Date Updated: 
08/14/2014
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

North Carolina Wildlife officials said Tuesday they are filing charges in a accident involving a Jet Skier and a boat.

The Crossing's 10th brings crowds

Date Updated: 
08/13/2014
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

August 9 marked Lake Gaston’s tenth anniversary of The Crossing at Eaton’s Ferry Bridge and people came from everywhere to celebrate in spite of heavy rains.

Rain no matter — Crossing family tradition continues

Date Updated: 
08/10/2014
Source: 
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald

Cedric King came down to Morningstar Marina on Lake Gaston to swim in the 10th annual The Crossing event for the first time Saturday morning, and he said he wanted to try anything once even though

Hydrilla Treatment on Lake Gaston Reduced Due to Funding Problems

Date Updated: 
08/07/2014
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

Efforts to eradicate hydrilla in Lake Gaston is being reduced due to a funding shortfall. Because the Lake Gaston Weed Control Council is about $100,000 short, not all areas originally targeted will get a third application of the chemical fluridone, according to Al Potter of the Lake Gaston Association.

No wake buoy sparks debate

Date Updated: 
07/29/2014
Source: 
Brunswick Times-Gazette

The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors deferred action on the installation of a No Wake Regulatory Zone at the northern portion of Cold Springs Branch of Pea Hill Creek at Lake Gaston.

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