Oconee Lake News

2/7/2019
Todd Hamill
Water Resources Outlook (February 2019)

11/25/2018 9:22:00 PM
Sportskeeda
Located about 75 miles from Georgia's Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Reynolds Lake Oconee is unlike any travel destination that this writer has been visited before. Set along 30 acr...

11/20/2018 1:31:00 PM
Morgan County Citizen
Covington and the Lake Oconee area. Shoppers got their first taste of the Holidays and experienced a true, small town Holiday outing in a charming setting outside of the ubiquitous big-box experience. ...

9/23/2018 9:34:00 AM
The Union-Recorder
The transition to the fall season for all species of fish in Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee will have to wait for cooler weather. Fall officially begins Sunday, Sept. 23, but the fish don’t need a cale...

8/16/2018 8:18:00 AM
Morgan County Citizen
A fundraiser held at Lake Oconee last weekend, organized by local photographer Brandy Angel, raised $2000 to be split between two families with children battling against cancer. Saturday’s event was a ...

7/28/2018
Lakes Online
The Southeastern Raptor Center releases an eagle at Pyne Road Park on West Point Lake July 28, 2018.

7/22/2018 5:13:00 AM
The Union-Recorder
Several years ago, a friend showed me how to catch crappie from underwater trees and brushpiles in Lake Oconee during the heat of August and September. The technique is not real complicated, but witho...

7/12/2018 11:11:00 AM
Morgan County Citizen
A tragic accident occurred at Lake Oconee last weekend, when Tyler Hall, 21, dove into a shallow portion of the lake on Saturday, July 7. When he resurfaced, he yelled that he couldn’t feel his legs. ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

8/17/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

7/13/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (July 2017)

6/8/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (June 2017)

6/6/2017
EPA
Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

5/18/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (May 2017)

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

1/27/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.

12/15/2016
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of December 2016.

7/5/2016
LakeMartin.com
Most Patriotic Crew1st Place Boat #7 The Ingram Family2nd Place Boat #26 Eleanor Townsend Most Creative Crew1st Place Boat #14 John Bullington2nd Place Boat # 37 Steve Williams Tallest Flag1st Place Boat #8 Carrie Campbell2nd Place Boat #10 Lee Murfree Largest Flag1st Place Boat #36 Kary Little2nd Place Boat #3 Keith…

4/30/2016
Lake & River Promotions
National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit…

2/6/2016
Lake & River Promotions
Going to the Emerald Coast - Gulf of Mexico this year for Spring Break? If you are traveling from North Georgia, North Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri...you may find yourself driving through Phenix City, Al. & Columbus, Ga. Well, things have changed in this small, friendly southern area!! Check out what is…

4/29/2015
Lake & River Promotions
Named "Best Man-Made Whitewater" and one of the "Top 12 Man-Made Adventures on the Planet" by USA Today in 2013!! Whitewater's 2015 season on the Chattahoochee River officially begins May 8th with multiple activities planned on RiverFest Weekend. Rafting, zip lining, kayaking, fly fishing and paddle boarding on the…

3/29/2015
Lake & River Promotions
"Make sure you put a trout fishing trip on your list of things to do this spring, especially with the opening of seasonal trout streams beginning Sat., March 28, 2015. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan to stock more than 80,000 trout…

3/28/2015
Lake & River Promotions
Take a Wild and Crazy ride on the Best Man-made Whitewater Course in the World (USA Today)! The Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park is fun for rafting, kayaking, paddle boards, surfing, ziplining or just taking in the view. There is only one Community and Visitors Guide that covers both sides of the Chattahoochee River for…

1/9/2015
Lake & River Promotions
Progressive insurance Atlanta Boat Show Drops Anchor at Georgia World Congress Center 2015 event showcases hundreds of new boats and on-water fun, ideal winter destination for Southeast boaters…

12/11/2014
BassPro Shops
SPRINGFIELD, MO – Bass Pro Group announced today an agreement to acquire Fishing Holdings, LLC, a manufacturer of fishing boats that include Ranger Boats and the Stratos and Triton boat brands from Platinum Equity. The agreement combines popular fishing boat brands that are recognized internationally. It also creates…

9/11/2014
Lake & River Promotions
Here it is! - The grand opening of the Blue Heron Zipline Adventure is going to take place at the Blue Heron Adventure Tower which is located on the corner of 11th St. and Bay Ave at 9:00 am on Friday morning, September 12th. The venue will offically open to the public on Saturday the 13th. This is the only zipline…

3/17/2014
Lake & River Promotions
Fishing Kayaks and pontoons have become increasingly popular during the last decade with a huge number of options and accessories to make your time on the water more enjoyable. In fact, the term personal fishing craft is being used more so that people don't think they are getting a vessel similar to a whitewater play boat…

2/15/2014
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
Release no. 13-033ContactLisa Parker251-690-2505lisa.a.parker@usace.army.milMOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District will be opening Sawnee Campground on Lake Sidney Lanier on September 20, 2013 until March 23, 2014 on a first-come, first served basis. Campers will have the opportunity to pick…

1/24/2014
Georgia Power
ATLANTA, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Georgians continue to experience record-low temperatures this winter, Georgia Power is offering customers a better way to heat their homes with a new rebate…

1/1/2014
USACE
By Jeff Emmert, Chief Ranger This time of year, especially when we are getting single digit temperatures, it is hard to get motivated to get out on the water to try that favorite fishing hole. However, those who enjoy fishing know that now is the time of the year to be thinking about fish habitat for the season and future…

12/1/2013
USACE
By Chris Arthur, Chief Ranger Safe, responsible hunters will use extra care to avoid accidents on the water. Drownings happen on lakes, rivers, and ponds each year, especially during hunting season. When boats are used while duck hunting at Lake Lanier, help can be far away. Hunters must rely upon themselves or companions…

12/1/2013
USACE
By ernest Noe, Chief Ranger Did you know that it is illegal to remove trees from public lands surrounding Lake Lanier? It’s just like going on your neighbor’s property and cutting down trees. The US Army Corps of e…

3/24/2013
Chattahoochee River Whitewater
Restoring the Falls of the Chattahoochee – Communities on both sides of the Chattahoochee River have recently improved the river corridor with new Riverwalks and developments, but progress in the river itself has been stalled for decades by two decommissioned textile-mill-era dams. With oversight by the Army Corps of…

3/6/2013
Lake Harding News
Hunter's Pub and Steakhouse on the Georgia side and Shoreline Grill on the Alabama side offer a superior evening of dining for even the most discriminating taste. Check out their Facebook pages from our website for more information on the current specials. Just click on Dining Guide on the main page or Restaurants from the…

12/13/2012
Lake Harding News
They're reclaiming the Hooch along the southern border of Georgia and Alabama. In Columbus, the strategic demolition of old dams along the Chattahoochee River will soon unleash what the city is calling the River City Rush, the "longest urban whitewater course in the world," according to the event's website.Read more: http…

4/20/2011
Georgia Power
Georgia Power President and CEO Paul Bowers today announced the company will host an innovative research facility to develop and test water conservation technologies at Georgia Power's Plant Bowen, near Cartersville, Ga. The Water Research Center (WRC) will provide a venue for developing and testing technologies to improve…





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