Lake Gaston Fishing News

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Officials scour Lake Gaston for missing fisherman

Date Updated: 
04/05/2016

There was a somber mood on Lake Gaston among dozens of rescuers today as they entered day three of a search for a missing Virginia fisherman. Sunday’s initial rescue effort for Brian Harold of McGaheysville, Va., morphed into a recovery mission Monday, but officials are holding out hope no matter how dim it may be.

Lake water as turbid as tea

Date Updated: 
03/11/2016

Brown water was one of many topics touched on at the Lake Gaston Stakeholders Board meeting Thursday.

The new cool - Catfish

Date Updated: 
03/02/2016

It’s been two months since owner of Blues Brothers Guide Service owner Zakk Royce shattered two state records for largest catfish by hauling in 91 and 105 pound Blue Catfish from Lake Gaston within

Local Fisherman Finishes 9th in FLW Tour on Lake Okeechobee

Date Updated: 
02/11/2016

Local fisherman Billy Shelton finished 9th in the weekend FLW Tournament on Lake Okeechobee. He finished the four day tournament with 10 bass taking home $14,500.

High Water on Lake Gaston

Date Updated: 
01/10/2016
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

High water continues on Lake Gaston. Dominion Power, which operates the Gaston Dam, considers itself operating under "flood conditions" when it's above 201 feet. On Friday morning (Jan 8th) the lake rose to 201.75 feet and as of Saturday morning (Jan 9th), it had dropped slightly to 201.04 feet.

Angler hooks 105-pound blue catfish in Lake Gaston

Date Updated: 
12/24/2015
Source: 
WRAL-TV

Fisherman Zakk Royce has caught two record-breaking blue catfish in an 18-hour period. Media outlets report Royce set a state record for blue catfish Sunday when he caught a 91-pounder at Lake Gaston. Just 18 hours later, on Monday, he caught another blue catfish weighing 105 pounds at the same reservoir.

Royce breaks own State [Catfish] record in same day

Date Updated: 
12/22/2015
Source: 
RR Spin

The North Carolina angler and catfish expert Zakk Royce has caught the new North Carolina state record for a blue catfish while fishing on Lake Gaston this past Sunday morning. He caught another Blue Catfish on Lake Gaston Monday afternoon weighing 105 pounds.

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