Lake Gaston Fishing News

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Summer Striper fishing on Lake Gaston

Date Updated: 
07/11/2013
Source: 
Lake Gaston Today

With the Fourth of July water madness behind us, we can finally concentrate on doing some serious fishing.

Lake Gaston bass intake advisory remains in place

Date Updated: 
07/07/2013
Source: 
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald

Fishing is one of the favorite past times on Lake Gaston, and many people like to eat their catch, but the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services warns eating too many large mouth bass caught in Lake Gaston can be hazardous to one’s health.

Sober boat operation in focus this weekend

Date Updated: 
06/28/2013
Source: 
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald

No matter where you go on Lake Gaston this weekend, there will be authorities making sure you are operating your boat sober. Sgt. Carl Hatcher, of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, said a concentrated team effort by North Carolina and Virginia authorities will spotlight drunken boating today and Saturday, all to keep people safe on one of the Roanoke Valley’s most precious resources.

Northampton cuts weed funding

Date Updated: 
06/19/2013
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette Observer

The Northampton County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved its $25.41 million fiscal year 2013-14 operating budget Monday, which includes a $66,000 cut for weed treatment on Lake Gaston from the 2012-13 funding level. The ad valorem tax rate of 92 cents per $100 of value remains unchanged.

Lake levels fall dramatically

Date Updated: 
06/16/2013
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

Lake Gaston water levels are dropping after nearly two weeks of higher than normal levels. Dominion Power, which operates the Gaston Dam, advised the Lake Gaston Association that it expected the lake level to rise to approximately 201.2 feet late Saturday evening but then start to drop. On Friday afternoon, at it's peak, the water level at 201.17 was just shy of the predicted height. As of Sunday morning, the lake level had indeed dropped quickly to just below 200 feet (199.89).

Tourney draws hefty weights on cloudy day

Date Updated: 
06/13/2013
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette Observer

Last weekend’s Boat US Collegiate Bass Fishing Battle on the Border tournament saw competitors representing nine schools in Virginia and North Carolina converge on Lake Gaston for an interschool co

Flood ops resume

Date Updated: 
06/13/2013
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette Observer

Dominion informed the Lake Gaston Association Friday that rainfall from Tropical Storm Andrea would once again put Lake Gaston in flood operations mode, according to an email sent to members by LGA

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