Youth are presented reminder of their big catch with mounted fish

...Alexander High School junior.They won the Student Angler Federation/FLW High School Open Bass Tournament recently on Lake Russell. They tied with eventual South Carolina champions George Compton and Hunter Bond, of Laurens High School, but won...

Keeping records just part of the game for the International Game Fish Association

...9 (Fort Gordon).Bill Speer, The Fishing Coach, professional guide specializing in largemouth bass fishing on Lake Russell (www.thefishingcoach.com) (706) 421-6630 ? Not much has changed since last week. Water temperature is in...

Archaeologists zero in on Revolutionary War battle site in Screven County, Ga.

...100 acres acquired by the state in 1989. Most of the property ? 11,275 acres ? was paid for with license fees. The remaining property was acquired in 1992 by the U.S. government as mitigation land for the Lake Russell project.

Officials: Major structures OK after earthquake

...Friday's tremblor was centered 12 kilometers west-northwest of Edgefield.Preliminary inspections of Lake Thurmond and Lake Russell dams came back positive, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spokesman Billy Birdwell said Saturday. Security camera...

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Fishing Tournaments

...visit www.americabassanglers.com.American Bass AnglersDistrict 96 TournamentsPhil Morris reportingNext: Sunday. Lake Russell, Highway 72 ramp. 2013 National Championship, Oct. 23-25, Thurmond Lake, Wildwood Park. Nov. 10, Lake Greenwood...

Fishing Tournaments

...fish: Phillip Anderson, Saluda, S.C., 5.92 pounds, $80. Sixteen anglers in the field. Next: Oct. 6, Lake Russell, Highway 72 ramp. 2013 National Championship, Oct. 23-25, Thurmond Lake, Wildwood Park.Fort Gordon Sportsman's...

Corps cleared to use all four Russell pumpback turbines

...four conventional turbines and four reversible "pump-back" units that can pump water from Thur mond Lake back into Lake Russell for reuse in power generation.The pumpback technology, which is known to cause fish kills, spurred environmental...

Hartwell floodgates opened to release excess water

...morning after heavy rains pushed the reservoir almost five feet above its full pool.Hartwell's releases flow through Lake Russell into Thurmond Lake, which is also releasing larger volumes of water into an already swollen Savannah River."We made...

Bill would cap fees paid by marina operators on corps lakes

...Lake above Augusta includes six commercial marina sites, and there are four concessionaire marinas at Lake Hartwell. Lake Russell has no corps-leased marinas.Corps spokesman Billy Birdwell said the fees in question are more properly known as...