The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League season will continue with six tournaments on Saturday, April 25. The Cowboy division will take on the Red River; the Hoosier division opens at Lake Monroe; the Mississippi division heads to Pickwick Lake, the Mountain division competes on Dale Hollow Lake; the Savannah River division will tackle Lake Hartwell and the Shenandoah division stops at Kerr Lake.
Get out your work clothes, hat and work gloves and conjure up a little elbow grease to help get some TO DO’S done in Kerr Lake’s Hibernia, an NC State Recreation Area on Saturday, April 25th. Hibernia is one of the largest of the seven NC State Recreation Areas on the lake and is located just off NC 39 about a mile north of Townsville.
Downlake on Buggs Island Lake, bass are looking to nest in the back of creeks and coves. They are also present on secondary points, where Carolina-rigged lizards will take some good fish. With the water level stable at 301.5 over the past week and water temperature still in the mid 60s, the brush is flooded and bass are holding near the buckbrush, around spawning sites.
Amazing weather, fine wines and a relaxing atmosphere were enough to bring out a record crowd in Clarksville on Saturday for the ninth annual Lake Country Wine Festival. The event, which has enjoyed steady growth over the years, drew a crowd estimated at over 1200 for the afternoon event.
North Carolina is looking into allowing and additional 10 million gallons of water to be taken daily from Kerr Lake and piped to counties that don't return water to the Roanoke River basin. The official term is an "InterBasin Transfer."