Youth fishing teams get into the holiday spirit

...available at The Tackle Shop, 4009 Columbia Road, Martinez. More information: Ray Diamond, (706) 533-1948. Raysville Marina, (706) 595-5582 ? Bleau and Jackson Pentecost caught 20 stripers casting Alabama Rigs. Striper fishing is red...

New owners working on plans to fix up aging Raysville Marina

THOMSON, Ga. - Bruce Thompson and his wife, Gloria, have a five-year plan to make aging Raysville Marina into a full service show place.The marina is located on Thurmond Lake's Little River in McDuffie County near Thomson.The...

There's plenty of good fishing left

...it's being caught during one of the terrific bites of the year.Catfish? Didn't mention them, but reports from Raysville Marina and pro guide Capt. Tony Shepherd are eye-openers. Catching catfish 80 feet deep!Capt. David Willard notes...

Mr. Clark Hill Bass Fishing Championship a wide open tournament

...a chance," he said.Ralph Barbee spotted huge schools of baby bass in the Hart Creek section of the lake above Raysville Marina earlier this week. So had Atkins. "There was probably a 30-yard square of the little fish near Petersburg Campground...

Fourth of July events

...freeMORE: (706) 312-7194, columbiacountyga.govRAYSVILLE MARINA FIREWORKS SHOWWHEN: 1 p.m. SaturdayWHERE: Raysville Marina, Georgia Highway 43 near Lincolnton, Ga.DETAILS: Picnic 1 p.m.; beer, hamburgers, hot dogs for sale...

Popular fish deserve a better name

...live bait small golden shiners fished on golden hooks. Many anglers prefer to use tiny jigs of various colors. Raysville Marina offers a covered fishing dock or "fish house" to anglers willing to pay a reasonable fee.Others go in search of...

Fishing report: You eat turkey; I'll be on the lake

...real down-to-earth guy and a great fisherman," said Harrison Sears, who operates the ponds.THURMOND LAKE Raysville Marina (Leon Buffington and Doug Pentecost), (706) 595-5582 -- William Hopkins, of Raysville, caught 27 crappies...

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When lake brings no luck, head to the river

...eye on your depthfinder, trimming up your outboard motor when depths in single digits are recorded.THURMOND LAKE Raysville Marina (Leon Buffington and Doug Pentecost), (706) 595-5582 -- Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all our friends...

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Warm weather good for catching bass

...of Appling, Ga. for placing 29th in Boating Industry magazine's Top 100 marine dealers poll.THURMOND LAKE Raysville Marina (Leon Buffington and Doug Pentecost), (706) 595-5582 -- Happy New Year to all our friends.Capt. David...

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Unless you're from up north, it's too cold to fish

...Stalkers Bassmasters is looking for new members. More information: John Boy Long at (706) 833-8135.THURMOND LAKE Raysville Marina (Leon Buffington and Doug Pentecost), (706) 595-5582 -- Edward Winfrey caught a nice mess of crappies in...

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