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

On the Water Weekly

Date of Story: 
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

After spending Friday and Saturday on Kerr Lake successfully locating schools of baitfish and the largemouth bass, stripers and big catfish that follow them toward shallow water every fall, I thought Richard Hinton and I might do good in Sundays CATT bass tournament.

On the Water Weekly: Looking forward to Kerr Lake

Date of Story: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

After not being on the water fishing for the last couple of weeks I’m looking forward to 4 days on Kerr Lake starting next Thursday. Joseph Sharpe and I will fish as a team in the CATT tournament on 10/22, launching from Occoneechee Landing in Clarksville.

Kerr Lake Level Very Low; Palmer Point Ramp Closed

Date of Story: 
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Source: 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

As many of our visitors may have noticed, the lake level is 3 feet lower than guide curve for this time of year, which is 299.5'. The lake level is around 296' today. Unfortunately, as of yesterday, we have had to close the Palmer Point Ramp. Please be cautious when boating to avoid any hazards that are a result of low water.

Guins Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Kerr Lake

Date of Story: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Source: 
BassResource.com

Jonathon Guins of Wendell, North Carolina, weighed a two-day cumulative of eight bass totaling 24 pounds, 13 ounces, to win the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division tournament on Kerr Lake. For his win, Guins earned $8,011. Guins said he fished a 2- to 3-mile stretch midlake to catch his fish.

Tobacco Bass Invitational Results

Date of Story: 
Monday, September 18, 2017
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

RESULTS ~~ 28th ANNUAL TOBACCO BASS INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT
September 16th, 2017~~KERR LAKE -- FLEMINGTOWN LANDING WILDLIFE RAMP

Mussel up for better catfish trips

Date of Story: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Source: 
Carolina Sportsman

It’s safe to say that any species of fish won’t be far from what it’s eating. While many anglers will look for summer catfish around schools of gizzard shad or white perch, guide Wes Jordan of Creedmoor, N.C., concentrates on a staple of postspawn blues that’s prevalent in many Carolina lakes — freshwater mussels.

Morris' Bags Got Bigger Day By Day

Date of Story: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Source: 
BassFan.com

Rick Morris has spent a lot of time on the James River over the past three decades, and last week he took full advantage of that experience to win the second Bassmaster Northern Open of 2015. "I cut my teeth on a lot of the waters around here when I was fishing with the Virginia Bassmasters," said the former Elite Series pro who resides in Lake Gaston, Va.

Main North Bend Boat Ramp Closed

Date of Story: 
Monday, July 31, 2017
Source: 
Lake Gaston Guide

In order to make necessary repairs to North Bend Park's main boat ramp, the ramp and parking lot will be CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC from Monday night (7/31) at 10 PM to Friday (8/4) at 8 AM. Boaters may use Eastland Creek, Palmer Point or North Bend Area A.

Six special summer slab spots - Keep the heat on summer slabs on these six lakes in the Carolinas

Date of Story: 
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Source: 
North Carolina Sportsman

If you’re looking for great a summer crappie connection in the Carolinas, the good news is most anglers have excellent fishing close by. According to most experts, the basic patterns for summer slabs are to fish deeper water, heavy cover or a combination of both.

Daves still wooing fishing fans at age 71

Date of Story: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Source: 
Roanoke Times

There sat Woo Daves, Virginia’s best known and most beloved bass tournament fisherman, in a booth at Sting-Ray’s Restaurant, a popular eatery on the southern end of Virginia’s Easter Shore.

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