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...wayside as city officials dealt with pressing financial matters that have upstaged this urban renewal proposal. Some of Thurmond Lake's campgrounds and day-use recreation areas might close earlier, and possibly open later, as the Ar my Corps...

Fruitless fishing trips tend to leave new clients with sour taste

...to come back another time and sometimes I'll give them a discount."The striper-hybrid-white perch bite on Thurmond Lake is going strong right now.? Happy birthday to Ralph Barbee Jr., of Evans, who turns 74 today.

Becoming a fishing guide isn't as easy as you might think

So you've been fishing Thurmond Lake for a couple of decades and your fish-catching confidence is at a high level."Why don't I become a guide?" you ask yourself...

White Perch haven't been hard to catch at Thurmond Lake in 2014

This has been the Year of the White Perch on Thurmond Lake.It wasn't really a problem to be able to go out and catch a dozen or so on small jigging spoons like the Berry's Flex-It...

Largemouth bass are fine at Thurmond Lake these days

If there ever has been a question as to the health and well-being of Thurmond Lake's largemouth bass population, it was emphatically answered last weekend after the Saturday Morning Open Team Bass Tournament...

Kirby: Top-viewed news stories of 2014

...Wood-boring carpenter bees are difficult to control" ? 23,585 page views. JUNE: Wild Kingdom Month ? A snake at Thurmond Lake bites a 5-year-old ? 7,973 page views, topping the appearance of a bear in Martinez ? 5,065 views. JULY: Evans...

Christmas tree recycling begins Friday in Columbia County

...pickup after the New Year.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting Christmas trees to create fish habitats in Thurmond Lake. The recycled trees will be tied in bundles, weighted with anchors and sunk in the water near fishing piers and some...

Winter waters hold risks

...2011, Craig's boat capsized on Thurmond Lake. The shock of hitting bone-chilling...the Corps to loan to visitors at Thurmond Lake. She also wants boaters to be...S. Geolo gical Survey data, Thurmond Lake's water temperature averages...

Raysville area is place to go for stripers, hybrids this time of year

If I was planning a fishing trip to Thurmond Lake today or this weekend, I'd head to the Raysville (McDuffie County) area of Georgia's Little River.Traditionally, stripers...

Angler has great fish story to tell from Catfish Creek

Pat Holland took a co-worker fishing at Thurmond Lake last Wednesday, hoping to bring home some big hybrids...below full pool, Hartwell at minus 3.14 feet and Thurmond Lake at minus 3.78 feet."Most streamflow values statewide...