Jet Ski explodes at Lake Gaston; 3 teens suffer minor injuries

Date Updated: 
08/30/2014
Source: 
WRAL - TV

Three teenagers suffered minor injuries Saturday morning when a personal watercraft exploded on Lake Gaston in Warren County, North Carolina Wildlife Commission officials said.

Putting at the Lake: Henrico family brings favorite vacation pastime to Lake Gaston

Date Updated: 
08/29/2014
Source: 
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald

Whenever Lynn Norton and her family go on a vacation, she said her family loves to go mini-golfing. From that, she said she had the thought of bringing a mini-golf course to Northampton County.

Lake Gaston Festival begins Friday

Date Updated: 
08/28/2014
Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

The 30th annual Littleton-Lake Gaston Festival, organized by the Littleton Lions Club begins Friday in downtown Littleton.

Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - August 29, 2014

Date Updated: 
Friday, August 29, 2014

Largemouth bass are taking red plastic worms and clear crankbaits, around boat docks. Topwater baits are accounting from lots of bass from the uplake grassbeds. Zoom Horny Toads are the better choice for matted grass, while Baby Chug Bugs and Pop Rs take lots of fish in the milfoil beds.

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

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.

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.

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