Lots of large crappie are being taken from the bridge pilings and submerged brushpiles on live minnows and tiny jigs. Lots of bass are being caught, particularly in Bluestone and Grassy Creeks. Shallow running crankbaits and Carolina-rigged plastic worms are the more productive baits.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a draft of its updated shoreline management plan for Kerr Reservoir, ahead of listening sessions set for this week, with numerous rules for land use on the lake — some technical in nature, others likely to prove more far-reaching.
Clarksville, Virginia's only lakeside town and home to a great combination of historic sites, shopping, dining and lodging, has been nominated for the 2014 Coolest Small Town in America contest put on by Budget Travel.
For the second time in less than four months, the Clarksville Waste Treatment plant has released raw sewage and storm water into Buggs Island Lake. The most recent occurrence was on Sept. 8 around 4:45 p.m. when 7,500 gallons of wastewater drained into the lake.
Virginia Energy Resources, Inc. formerly Virginia Uranium Ltd has no intentions of giving up on uranium mining upstream of Lake Gaston. According to public documents filed with the Canadian Securities Administrators, in spite of data in numerous studies proving uranium mining in...