In Buggs Island Lake, largemouth bass may still be caught in 3-4 feet of water on Speed Shads and Poe's RC3 crankbaits. A stop-and-go retrieve is working
best. Crappie are hovering around deep brushpiles.
What is a controlled burn? A controlled burn is a planned fire, conducted by trained professionals, used to achieve specific natural resource objectives. Many types of plants and wildlife need fire to survive. Periodic fire stimulates growth, helps reproduction of plants, provides wildlife habitat and ensures healthier natural areas around the lake.
Local angler Clint Daniel landed a giant largemouth bass last weekend in an ABA tournament on Kerr Lake. He reported getting a top water strike but the fish missed the bait. He immediately tossed a plastic worm back in the same spot and a 8.52 pounder ate it as soon as it hit the water.
Henderson is in the final stages of a state process to obtain an inter-basin transfer permit, which is needed to increase the capacity of the Kerr Lake Regional Water System from 10-million gallons per day to 20 million gallons per day. Since 2009, the regional water system has been seeking permission...
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.