Volunteer Workday Coming to Hibernia

Kerr Lake Parkwatch
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Get out your work clothes, hat and work gloves and conjure up a little elbow grease to help get some TO DO’S done in Kerr Lake’s Hibernia, an NC State Recreation Area on Saturday, April 25th. Hibernia is one of the largest of the seven NC State Recreation Areas on the lake and is located just off NC 39 about a mile north of Townsville.

Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - April 17, 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

Downlake on Buggs Island Lake, bass are looking to nest in the back of creeks and coves. They are also present on secondary points, where Carolina-rigged lizards will take some good fish. With the water level stable at 301.5 over the past week and water temperature still in the mid 60s, the brush is flooded and bass are holding near the buckbrush, around spawning sites.


Wine Fest draws record crowd

Chase City News Progress
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Amazing weather, fine wines and a relaxing atmosphere were enough to bring out a record crowd in Clarksville on Saturday for the ninth annual Lake Country Wine Festival. The event, which has enjoyed steady growth over the years, drew a crowd estimated at over 1200 for the afternoon event.

Chenoweth Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Kerr Lake

Bass Resource.com
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Rick Chenoweth of Fredericksburg, Virginia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 8 ounces Saturday to win the Bass Fishing League Piedmont Division tournament on Kerr Lake. For his victory, Chenoweth earned $5,241. “It was a good day of fishing,”

Plans to Take More Water From Kerr Lake

Kerr Lake Guide
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North Carolina is looking into allowing and additional 10 million gallons of water to be taken daily from Kerr Lake and piped to counties that don't return water to the Roanoke River basin. The official term is an "InterBasin Transfer."

Duke Energy Settles with Virginia

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
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The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has proposed a $2.5 million settlement against Duke Energy Carolinas as a result of the 2014 coal ash spill into the Dan River.

Occoneechee to get splash pool, shelters

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This year’s state budget includes more than $1.5 million in funding to bring new amenities to Occoneechee State Park — a splash pool and permanent tent structures called yurts.

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