Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - November 21, 2014

Updated: 
Friday, November 21, 2014

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.

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Concerns flow at Danville forum on coal ash spill

Source: 
Richmond Times-Dispatch
Date of Story: 
11/14/2014

Dan River Region residents expressed concerns — and asked questions — about the community impacts and assessment of the Dan River following February’s coal ash spill during a forum Monday night.

Impact of new [Kerr Lake] shoreline plan from Corps draws concern

Source: 
SoVANow.com
Date of Story: 
11/12/2014

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 in the running for 2014 Coolest Small Town in America

Source: 
visitmeckva.com
Date of Story: 
11/10/2014

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 second time, raw sewage runs into [Buggs Island] lake after heavy rainfall

Source: 
SoVANow.com
Date of Story: 
09/24/2014

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.

Upstream uranium interests still at it

Source: 
Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer
Date of Story: 
09/18/2014

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...

Waterfront property declines raise concerns about recent reassessment

Source: 
SoVANow.com
Date of Story: 
09/10/2014

Mecklenburg’s new tax assessment is causing concern among some homeowners, particularly those with lakefront properties, after some land and home values decreased dramatically in tax value.

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