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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.

Potential new NC state record catfish from Lake Gaston

Date Updated: 
12/20/2015
Source: 
RRSpin

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

Date Updated: 
11/04/2015
Source: 
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

Date Updated: 
11/01/2015
Source: 
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

Date Updated: 
10/05/2015
Source: 
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."

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