Lake Gaston Fishing News

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Free Fishing Days—Try it, You’ll Be Hooked!

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

June 2, 3, and 4, 2017 have been designated as Free Fishing Days in Virginia. No fishing license of any kind will be required for rod and reel fishing in freshwater or saltwater, on these days.

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.

High water on the Roanoke

Date Updated: 
05/05/2017

Those who regulate and monitor water levels expect the Roanoke River and Lake Gaston to return to normal within the next couple of weeks. Right now, Lake Gaston and the Roanoke River are experiencing high water elevations due to significant rain over the past few weeks and a subsequent increase of water output from Kerr Dam.

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.

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.

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.

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