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Links to stories about fishing from newspapers, broadcasters and websites, especially stories about fishing on Kerr (Buggs Island) Lake.

NC regulators shielded Duke's coal ash pollution

Source: 
The Olympian

Over the last year, environmental groups have tried three times to use the federal Clean Water Act to force Duke Energy to clear out leaky coal ash dumps like the one that ruptured last week, spewing enough toxic sludge into a North Carolina river to fill 73 Olympic-sized pools. [That river feeds into both Kerr Lake and Lake Gaston]

Boats Unlimited NC Team Trail Championship Results..Kerr Lake..June 14

Source: 
North Carolina Sportsman

What a great day for the Boats Unlimited NC Team Tournament Bass Trail Championship at Kerr Lake. 76 of the 84 qualified teams enjoyed the beautiful weather and a great day of catching bass! It was very nice that morning at about 65 degrees with very little wind and around 84 that afternoon with light winds. Water temps averaged 88 depending on the area fished.

YES events help young bass anglers get on the water

Source: 
Raleigh News & Observer

Clayton High junior Ethan Howard looks forward to studying marketing and sales in college. And the young bass angler is already practicing his pitch on land and water. As he learns to put natural shyness aside, he says he energizes himself with a love for all things bass while introducing others to the Youth Educational Series, or Y.E.S., fishing events.

Boat safely this winter and learn how to avoid hypothermia

Source: 
Brunswick Times Gazette

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kerr (Buggs Island) Lake, would like to remind boaters that even when the weather is warm, the water can still be very cold. A sudden unexpected wake or other "unbalancing event" can land you in frigid water.

Up Coming Walmart BFL Competition

Source: 
FishingWorld.com

The Hoosier division holds its second tournament of the season on Lake Monroe, the Northeast division kicks off on the Potomac River, the Piedmont division continues on Kerr Lake and the South Carolina division continues on Santee Cooper. Up to 400 …

Team R&R wins FOM at Badin Lake

Source: 
The-Dispatch.com

Austin Boyette led the East Wake Warriors to victory at the April 20 High School Fishing State Championship Tournament on Kerr Lake.

Kerr Lake Parks hit by Federal "Shutdown"

Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will be closing Corps-managed campgrounds and day-use parks on Kerr Lake beginning Thursday, October 10, unless fiscal 2014 funding legislation is enacted by Congress.

Violation notices issued by DENR; fish near Kerr Lake checked

Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

State regulators have issued notices of violation for five Duke Energy in addition to two issued for violations at the Dan River Power Plant in Eden , for failure to obtain a federally mandated National Pollution Discharge Elimination System stormwater discharge permit.

Results from "End of the Year" Bass Trail Qualifier

Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

The Cashion Fishing Rods 'End of Year' Team Tournament Bass Fishing Trail Qualifier #3 was one of the wettest in our history! Robert Perkins & Brandon Gray squeezed out 5 bass weighing a total of 15.21 lbs. taking 1st Place.

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