Lake Gaston Fishing News

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Owen Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Gaston

Date Updated: 
05/11/2015
Source: 
Bass Resource.com

Richard Owen of Chester, Virginia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 3 ounces Saturday to win the Bass Fishing League Piedmont Division tournament on Lake Gaston. For his victory, Owen earned $6,830. Owen said he sight-fished spawning beds in the backs of main-lake coves in order to catch his winning stringer.

Missing Boater’s Body Discovered

Date Updated: 
05/02/2015
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

Authorities found the body of missing Enfield boater John Allen Sutton, 31, early Saturday morning about 150 yards from Gaston Dam. Divers and boaters have been searching for Sutton’s body since the April 25th incident at Roanoke Rapids Lake, just downriver from Lake Gaston.

Body of boater missing near Gaston Dam is recovered

Date Updated: 
05/02/2015
Source: 
WTVD

Authorities say they have found the boater who went missing after his boat ran into a concrete pilling near the Gaston Dam in Halifax County last weekend.

Precautionary water testing volunteers needed

Date Updated: 
05/01/2015
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

The Lake Gaston Association (LGA) is looking for volunteers to monitor the presence of E.coli in the water this summer.

Interbasin Transfer (IBT) discussion with T. Davis

Date Updated: 
04/30/2015
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

Lake Gaston residents used their time Friday to discuss concerns about a proposed Interbasin Transfer (IBT) of water with Warren County Commissioner Tare Davis.

Another threat rising to the top of noxious weed list

Date Updated: 
04/26/2015
Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer

Aquatic weed watchers around Lake Gaston have their eyes peeled for a literal rising threat. Lyngbya, a blue green algae ,has been spotted and plotted at volunteer survey points during the Lake Gaston Associations annual aquatic plants survey in increasing numbers.

No sign of boater who disappeared fishing near Gaston Dam

Date Updated: 
04/26/2015
Source: 
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

Authorities are looking for a missing boater after his boat ran into a concrete pilling near the Gaston Dam in Halifax County. State Wildlife Resources Commission Sgt. Glen Hatcher told the Daily Herald of Roanoke Rapids that searchers aren't sure if 31-year-old John Sutton was still in his boat or had already fallen out when it struck the piling early Saturday morning.

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