Oconee Lake News

5/12/2016 12:50:00 PM
Greensboro, Ga. – Now in its third year of operation, The Boathouse marina at Harbor Club has reopened for the 2016 lake season. The sparkling multi-purpose amenity is situated on the former site of the vintage old Granite Shoals Marina and is open seven ...

5/11/2016 8:56:00 AM
Hotels Magazine
Most recently, Earnshaw was director of rooms at Fairmont Chicago. Marissa Edwards was appointed director of all things fun at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, in Greensboro, Georgia. Jeff Gillis was named director of food and beverage at Bardessono ...

5/7/2016 3:32:00 PM
Athens Banner-Herald
“People loved that small-town Georgia feel of Athens, that small-town college feel,” said Baker, who now works at the Lake Oconee Land & Home real estate brokerage company. “I would say it's hard to measure, but (hosting the Olympics) definitely had ...

5/7/2016 5:08:00 AM
The Union-Recorder
Most of the lake species in Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee complete their annual spawn during the months of February through early May. The only major spawn yet to occur involves the lakes’ catfish specie. During the annual spawn, all the fish species ...

5/3/2016 4:23:00 PM
Malzahn and Jackson shot 8-under par, their best performance in four years of the event, which was held at the Reynolds Lake Oconee Resort outside Atlanta, and collected a $45,000 prize for scholarships and charities. Saban and Mohr shot 3-under par and ...

5/2/2016 5:02:00 PM
The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
Bass fishing tips, tricks, and tactics. Includes articles, videos, news, and forums for beginning to advanced anglers. The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide BUCKHEAD, Ga. (May 2, 2016) – Todd Lowe of ...

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…

4/27/2016 12:24:00 PM
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn will join Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson on the golf course in the 10th annual Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity tournament May 1-3 at the Reynolds Plantation resort on Lake Oconee outside Atlanta. Malzahn and Jackson ...

4/26/2016 9:46:00 AM
Live Outdoor Entertainment Series and Fireworks Spectacular Throughout the Summer Season for Resort Guests GREENSBORO, GA--(Marketwired - Apr 26, 2016) - It's all happening on the shores of The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee now that the summer has ...

4/26/2016 8:46:31 AM
Yahoo Finance
GREENSBORO, GA--(Marketwired - Apr 26, 2016) - It's all happening on the shores of The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee now that the summer has arrived. The 'Live at the Lake' concert series will be in full swing during select weekends from May through ...

4/25/2016 3:31:00 AM
World Golf
GREENSBORO, Ga. -- Harbor Club, a 1,000-acre golf and lake community on Lake Oconee, has unveiled a spacious new waterfront model home called the Water Oaks, offering a versatile, open floor plan, the latest in high-end finishes and an elegant interior ...

4/24/2016 4:22:00 AM
The Union-Recorder
Even though both Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee have flathead, blue and channel catfish, there are spawning variations even within the catfish family, but basically catfish spawn at temperatures a little higher than other game fish. The water temperature ...

4/16/2016 1:00:00 AM
The Union-Recorder
As I indicated in last week’s article, both Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee have good populations of the Moron bass species that includes striped, hybrid and white bass. However not too many anglers actually target these fish and part of the reason might ...

4/13/2016 1:55:00 PM
ABC Columbia
This year’s edition, set for May 1-3 at the Reynolds Lake Oconee resort outside Atlanta, is scheduled to feature 14 teams and top national coaches such as Spurrier, Urban Meyer, Nick Saban, Dabo Swinney, and many more. In special recognition of their ...

4/9/2016 5:10:00 AM
The Union-Recorder
The striped bass can live over 30 years and the world record is 125 pounds. The Lake Oconee record striped bass weighed 29 pounds and 14.9 ounces and was caught in 1996. The Lake Sinclair record striped bass weighed 42 pounds and was caught prior to the ...

3/26/2016 1:00:00 AM
The Union-Recorder
Lake Sinclair is now seeing non-native flathead catfish and blue catfish in the lake and either they came from upstream Lake Oconee through the Wallace Dam or someone illegally introduced the fish believing that it would improve the fishery. The most ...

3/23/2016 2:43:00 PM
Pike Nurseries Lake Oconee hours for the Spring Garden Party are 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Springtime is here! To help customers celebrate the start of the season, Pike Nurseries is hosting its annual Spring Garden Party. Guests can enjoy complimentary wine and ...

3/22/2016 9:51:00 PM
Lander men's golf finishes in top 10 The Lander men's golf team finished ninth of 17 teams Tuesday in the two-day, three-round Bobcat Invitational hosted by Georgia College at the par-70 Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee. Lynn University won the overall team title ...

3/22/2016 9:41:00 PM
Valdosta Daily Times
The Valdosta State golf team closed out the 2016 Bobcat Invitational with a 17th place finish after teaming up for a third round score of 34-over 314 during the final round at Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee in Eatonton on Tuesday. Chris Rogers closed out the ...

3/21/2016 7:58:00 PM
The Augusta Jaguars are five shots off the lead after 36 holes of play at the Linger Longer Invitational and sit in third place in the 13-team field at Great Waters Golf Course at Lake Oconee. Round two began at the 11th annual LLI, hosted by Kennesaw ...

3/17/2016 7:39:00 PM
Cavalier Daily
The 25th-ranked Virginia men’s golf team travels to Lake Oconee, Ga. Sunday to start the three-day Linger Longer Invitational, its fourth tournament of the spring season. The 13-team tournament features teams from across the South, including seventh ...

3/15/2016 7:05:00 AM
It's been proven that the right technology paired with great instruction can improve one's golf game. This has been put into practice for many years at the golf-rich Reynolds Lake Oconee just west of the Atlanta metro area. The hub of golf instruction at ...

3/14/2016 11:58:00 AM
The Union-Recorder
The Georgia Military College Prep junior varsity soccer teams took on Lake Oconee Academy last week with the boys picking up their first win of the season. The GMC Prep girls came out strong against LOA, scoring two goals in the first half. Sophomore ...

3/10/2016 5:26:00 PM
Athens Banner-Herald
Everybody gets excited about March Madness, but for bass fishermen it has nothing to do with basketball. Big bass move shallow this month, and March is an excellent time to catch a lot of bass with a good chance at a personal best. Lake Oconee is one of ...

3/5/2016 5:19:00 AM
The Union-Recorder
We do not have anything similar to annual bird migrations going on in area lakes, but fish migration, or movement for spawning purposes, does occur every spring on Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee. In cases of fish migration on those lakes, the extended ...

The Union-Recorder
Anglers have found the fishing very tough at Lake Oconee for largemouth bass over the last few weeks due to the muddy water and weather fronts that regularly pass through our area. Now that the weather has warmed the air and water temperatures and the ...

3/3/2016 2:16:00 AM
World Golf
GREENSBORO, Ga. -- Harbor Club, a 1,000-acre lake and golf community located on the shores of Lake Oconee, has jumped to the #3 ranking among the "2016 Best Courses You Can Play" in Georgia, according to Golfweek Magazine's recently released annual ranking.

2/25/2016 9:59:00 AM
Hotel Interactive Network
A key to success in attracting non-golfers, said Caroline Basarab-Dennison, director of retail and golf professional at Reynolds Lake Oconee in Greensboro, GA, is visually merchandising the golf shop with non-golf products in their own location.

2/23/2016 8:53:00 AM
World Golf
GREENSBORO, Ga. -- For 25 years Harbor Club has welcomed eager golfers traveling to and from the Augusta area for the year's first major championship. Tucked halfway between Augusta and Atlanta, the community is the ideal stopping-off point for a round of ...

2/23/2016 6:54:00 AM
Other Georgia four-star hotels include The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds at Lake Oconee, Barnsley Resort in Adairsville and Savannah’s Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront and Hamilton-Turner Inn. Four star restaurants: Atlanta’s Bacchanalia, Park 75 and ...

2/20/2016 5:18:00 AM
The Union-Recorder
Beginning this week, the water temperature is now at 51 on Lake Sinclair and about two degrees colder at 54 on Lake Oconee. These last few days have warmed the water a few more days. Will this warm and stable weather continue? That is anybody’s guess ...

The Union-Recorder
The Berry’s Tournament Trail moved to Lake Oconee and Sugar Creek Marina on Feb. 6 after two tournaments opened the season on Lake Sinclair. Unlike the last tournament at Lake Sinclair that saw record catches of largemouth bass, anglers encountered tough ...

2/9/2016 8:30:00 AM
Rockdale Citizen
Barnsley Gardens Resort, The Tree House (Atlanta), The Gastonian (Savannah), Smithgall Woods State Park in Helen, The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds at Lake Oconee, and The Paxton in Thomasville.

2/9/2016 7:30:00 AM
Newton Citizen
Barnsley Gardens Resort, The Tree House (Atlanta), The Gastonian (Savannah), Smithgall Woods State Park in Helen, The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds at Lake Oconee, and The Paxton in Thomasville.

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…

2/4/2016 4:11:00 PM
Athens Banner-Herald
Fishing guide Doug Nelms of BigFishHeads Guide Service is organizing a special Lake Oconee fishing tournament where anglers can compete in three divisions catching stripers, bass and crappie. All proceeds from the tournament will benefit 4Sarah, a faith ...

2/2/2016 11:46:00 AM
Other comforts include hot tubs and a catering service that delivers guests’ meals. The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee - Greensboro This is one of the finest lake resorts in the country with 251 guest rooms and suites, plus a 5,400 square foot lake ...

1/6/2016 2:01:00 PM
WALB 10 News
People there do place their homes several feet in the air for severe flooding like this, and residents said they face flooding every few years, especially when Lake Oconee and others open flood gates in North and Central Georgia. To them, it's about ...

1/1/2016 12:05:00 PM
Albany Herald
The hoverboard was left in a room at the Ritz-Carlton on Lake Oconee, in Greensboro, when the fire started, according to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office. It wasn’t known what type of hoverboard was involved. The fire was extinguished and no one was ...

12/27/2015 9:11:00 PM
Napa Valley Register
Talley has been a participant on the Big Break. She earned $50,000 with her second-place finish in 2014 at the Big Break Invitational at the Reynolds Plantation Great Waters Course in Lake Oconee, Georgia. She finished just one stroke behind the winner ...

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