Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Lakes--North Carolina, Western
Currently viewing results 1 - 4
Eight working lakes, providing services including power generation and flood control, span the foothills from Wilkes County to the South Carolina border. One of the most well-known is Lake Lure. The lakes also provide such recreational activities as boating and fishing.
Year-round fishing in TVA's western North Carolina lakes, permitted this year for the first time, has met with enthusiastic response from sportsmen and locals alike.
Lake Jocassee has wonderful water quality and is thus one of the most popular freshwater dive sites on the East Coast. The lake was formed after Duke Energy built a dam in the area.
Dean recommends a fishing trip to the state's mountain lakes because the waters contain such a great variety of game fish, an angler never knows what he is going to catch next. He discusses each species; what is the best lake to catch them in; what time of year to fish for them; tactics; and lures or bait.