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Savannah River is subject of two recent studies

...than one meal per week of largemouth bass from Thurmond Lake and one meal per month of largemouth bass caught below Stevens Creek Dam down to the Hwy. 119 bridge near Clyo, Ga.There were no advisories in that segment of the river for crappie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-07-05/savannah-river
Pavey: Getting to fishing spot on the Savannah River is worth the effort

...Betty's Branch, which today is one of the river's most popular canoe and kayak launch sites.The waters below Stevens Creek Dam, though, have been irresistible since prehistoric times.On the Georgia side of the main channel is Stallings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-06-14/getting-fishin
Pavey: Problems lead to closure of popular landing

...Rapids Pavilion that allowed boats to reach the section of the river above the headgates and diversion dam, and below Stevens Creek Dam.The launch site, in fact, was the only public access to a small but significant segment of the river that offers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-04-19/pavey-problems
Access to canal area being evaluated

...the best way to restore public access to the scenic segment of the river sandwiched by private lands between the Stevens Creek Dam and the Augusta Diversion Dam."It is still a work in progress, but we are making some progress," Saxon said.Although...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-25/access-canal-area-being-evalu
Safety enhancements planned at canal headgates

...kayak launch area that offers access to the segment of the Savannah River above the city Diversion Dam and below the Stevens Creek dam a mile upstream.City officials reported the May incident to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-02/safety-enhancements-planned-c
Hardware failure led to river fluctuations in Augusta

...reinstalled at South Carolina Electric & Gas Co.'s Stevens Creek Dam.The metal-framed boards are mounted atop the dam...flows.After all the flashboards are reinstalled, Stevens Creek Dam will again be able to re-regulate flows from Thurmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-30/hardware-failure-led-river-fl
When lake brings no luck, head to the river

Consider this: The 13.6-mile stretch of the Savannah River between Thurmond and Stevens Creek dams contains the same species of fish that live in Thurmond Lake.Access ranges from the U.S. Forest Service ramp below the Fury's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2010-12-23/when-lake-brings
Fishing | Outdoors | Sports
Project expands horizon

...cigar-shape vessels to travel up into the segment of the Savannah River between the city's Diversion Dam and Stevens Creek Dam, a hydroelectric project upstream. "We think the boats can travel up into that area, but we probably won't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-01-17/project-expands-horizon
Lazy outdoorsmen despoiling nature

...traverse it. What a wonderful resource we all have! Right in our backyard! I was in an area about a mile above the Stevens Creek dam this past weekend, and while paddling along the South Carolina bank came upon a point out in the river where the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/21/let_484291.shtml
Letters
Crappies are starting to bite

...fisherman with lots of expertise, will report on fishing in the upper Savannah River below Strom Thurmond Dam to the Stevens Creek dam, as well as what's going on in the lake. - Thirty-five more boats are still needed by officials for the 14th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/02/fis_118575.shtml
Fishing