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.
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.
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.
The North Carolina angler and catfish expert Zakk Royce has caught what may be a potential new North Carolina state record for a blue catfish while fishing on Lake Gaston this past Sunday morning. Royce's fish weighed 94 pounds on uncertified scales.
Residents of Six Pound Creek came to a resolution Friday after a meeting with District 2 Commissioner Tare Davis yielded a consensus that the issue of a proposed no wake zone would continue to be tabled until later in 2016.