The Army Corps of Engineers says there has been heavy rain throughout the entire watershed. Kerr Lake is estimated to rise above 310 feet (above sea level) on Thursday. This will affect all campgrounds and boat ramps on the lake.
The 2017 Piedmont Bass Classics $10,000 Spring Team Bass Trail Qualifier #4 at Kerr Lake drew 87 boats! The Father/Son Team of Chuck & Hunter Byrd won this PBC event weighing in 5 bass at 16.20 lbs. and also won the Tournament Within a Tournament for a total of $2,955 in winnings.
The lake is stained at the upper end and clear at the lower end. Water level is at 300 and predicted rain should show it rising. Downlake, bass are holding on dropoffs adjacent to the buckbrush, on points, and in brushpiles.
Three boats were heavily damaged in a fire at Satterwhite Point Marina Thursday night. Officials indicate there were no injuries.One eyewitness is quoted as saying there appeared to be an explosion on one of the boats, triggering the fire. Two houseboats and a ski boat suffered the major damage.
Vance-Granville Community College is proud to present a theater classic for our Fifth Annual Dinner Theater! Another exciting evening of dining and drama awaits you! Scheduled for the evenings of Thursday, April 27, and Friday, April 28, in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County, “The Glass Menagerie” will begin with a buffet dinner at 6 p.m. each evening.
North Carolina recently passed a bond-issue for $3.75 million to upgrade a number of aging facilities such as shower houses, toilet buildings and campsites at Kerr Lake State Recreation Area. And the state is seeking guidance on how to spend the money.