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Ruff looking for answers

Date Updated: 
01/11/2018

After a brief respite, colder temperatures are coming back
throughout the area. Water will be freezing and so will launch ramps. Be

Weighing in on new laws to protect catfish

Date Updated: 
01/11/2018

North Carolina Wildlife is taking threats to the Lake Gaston fishery very seriously and is proposing changes that will affect area blue catfish populations. N.C. Wildlife Office Dustin Durham said that the commission is proposing a new rule that will limit the number of catfish over 32 inches long that one can have in their daily creel limit, specifically in Kerr, Lake Gaston and Roanoke Rapids lakes, and a select few other estuaries in the state.

Bassmaster Elite Series Field set for 2018

Date Updated: 
12/15/2017
Source: 
RH Herald

A star-studded field of 111 professional bass anglers — including a mix of rookies, legends and veterans from other tournament circuits — will make up the 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series field when competition gets underway on Lake Martin, Alabama, in February. There are 11 first-time Elite qualifiers and one Elite veteran, Rick Morris of Lake Gaston, Va., who is returning to the prestigious pro circuit after a three-year hiatus.

Rick Morris' Elite Series Comeback

Date Updated: 
11/30/2017
Source: 
Bass Zone

Rick Morris started his career with B.A.S.S. with a 5th place finish at the 1992 Bassmaster Megabucks on Lake Guntersville.

Weed Control Spraying Scheduled This Week

Date Updated: 
08/14/2017
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

The final weed-control treatments of the season in Lake Gaston are scheduled for this week. The firm PLM, under contract from the Lake Gaston Weed Control Council, will be spraying chemicals designed to control both Hydrilla and Lyngbya.

Morris' Bags Got Bigger Day By Day

Date Updated: 
08/08/2017
Source: 
BassFan.com

Rick Morris has spent a lot of time on the James River over the past three decades, and last week he took full advantage of that experience to win the second Bassmaster Northern Open of 2015."I cut

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.

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