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Potential new NC state record catfish from Lake Gaston

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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 have tentative resolution for no wake problem

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Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

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.

Unleash an Alabama rig on Lake Gaston’s fall largemouth bass

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North Carolina Sportsman

When cool weather arrives in the fall, few lures can outproduce an Alabama rig, especially on Lake Gaston’s clear waters.

Lake Gaston Forecast to Rise

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Lake Gaston Guide

Because of all the heavy rain the water level in Lake Gaston is expected to rise over the next day or so. Dominion Power, which operates the dam, says water is being released today (Monday, 11/5) from Kerr Lake (upstream) into Gaston. On Saturday, the Lake Gaston level reached 200.34 feet which is just slightly above what's described as "full pool."

Bowen: Landing spotted bass on Lake Gaston

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The weather was beautiful last Sunday while Susan and I were out on Lake Gaston taking photos of each other catching bass.

[Striper Group] Donation made to Union Mission

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The second annual outing in August of the Lake Gaston Striper Club fishing for catfish to support the Union Mission of Roanoke Rapids resulted in 50 pounds of filleted fish. The donation was made to feed those the mission serves.

Fall Lyngbya treatments begin on south side

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The Lake Gaston Weed Control Council along with all the stakeholder groups affected have officially declared war on Lyngbya and the first treatments to control its spread were applied yesterday.