Lunker Lake News

8/30/2017 2:20:00 PM
Pelham Reporter
The North Lakes Connector Trail spans 2.57 miles and connects Lunker Lake, located at the northern part of the park, with the rest of the park’s trail system. According to a press release from the Alabama State Parks System, Shelby County was able to ...

8/30/2017 6:13:00 AM
The North Lakes Connector Trail begins at Lunker Lake at the north end of the park and connects to the rest of the Oak Mountain Trail system. Shelby County built the trail using a Recreational Trails Program grant from the Alabama Department of Economic ...

8/30/2017 1:00:00 AM
Shelby County Reporter
The North Lakes Connector Trail spans 2.57 miles and connects Lunker Lake, located at the northern part of the park, with the rest of the park’s trail system. According to a press release from the Alabama State Parks System, Shelby County was able to ...

8/29/2017 5:54:50 PM
The 2.57-mile trail starts at Lunker Lake on the north end of the park and connects to the rest of the park's trail system. It was funded through a $60,000 Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs grant and $15,000 from Shelby County.

8/29/2017 11:03:00 AM
Press Release Point
The aptly named 2.57-mile North Lakes Connector Trail begins at Lunker Lake at the north end of the park and connects to the rest of the Oak Mountain Trail system. A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony will be Tuesday, August 29, at 6 p.m. Ken Thomas ...

8/28/2017 1:59:50 PM
Join us in the parking lot of Lunker Lake on Tuesday, August 29th at 6pm to celebrate our new North Lakes Connector Trail ribbon cutting and grand opening. The North Lakes Connector trail is a multi-use trail for bikers and hikers that connects from the ...

Alabama Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries
With the late spring and early summer months comes an increased number of bear sightings. This time of year bears begin to travel in search of mates or to find a new home after leaving their mother. More often these bears are just passing through and are not likely to stick around or be seen again. However, some bears may…

7/29/2017 10:38:00 PM
The Daily Sentinel
Good bass and bad bass? That’s not really a fact, but the smallmouth bass has been a problematic situation for Colorado Parks and Wildlife on the Western Slope for several years. The growing population of largemouth bass at Crawford State Park is a ...

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…

5/1/2017 12:31:56 PM
competing on what's arguably at present the best lunker lake in the South – during peak spawning season to boot? Records could be broken. Ron just sent me pictures of a nine-pound and a 10.1-pound fish he caught on Lake Okeechobee late last week near ...

4/28/2017 4:19:08 AM
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NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/10/2017 10:41:00 PM
The Sudbury Star
Trout fishers can also have decent catches, and speckled trout and lunker lake trout often utilize water under 10 to 15 feet deep at present. If you have acid batteries, now is a great time to top their charge up as this is the recommended way to store ...

Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

2/26/2017 4:00:00 PM
OMSP plans to hold a grand opening for the new amenities as soon as they are open. Other upcoming projects at the park include a family-friendly bike trail from Lunker Lake to the North Trail Head and new mews at the Alabama Wildlife Center, both for the ...

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…

2/14/2017 3:40:09 AM
As we roll through another winter here in Northwest Ontario’s Sunset Country Region, I try to get out fishing here and there when I can. We have quite a bit of snow on the ground right now so traveling around to extensively is a bit of a workout, even on ...

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

1/20/2017 5:23:00 PM
Tri-City Herald
Lunker Lake at the Tri-Cities Sportsmen Show is stocked with 2,000 trout for kids to catch. Fishing costs $2 Saturday and is free Sunday at the pond set up inside TRAC in Pasco. A show admission cost also applies, with kids given $1 off the $4.50 admission ...

1/13/2017 12:20:00 PM
Daily Record
Look for the Town Square Media Trout Races (Saturday), the 4-H archery and air rifle ranges, and the Kids’ Lunker Lake Trout Pond. Everybody gets excited over the Central Washington Dog Pull Competition and the amazing strength and enthusiasm of the dogs.

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

10/29/2016 11:07:00 PM
The great thing about crappie fishing, says Stallings, is that it's not oversubscribed like bass fishing is on many Alabama lakes--with a bit of persistence and a good depthfinder, just about anybody can find some prime crappie spots on area lakes ...

Lake News
Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a 7-day precipitation forecast. The southeast continental U.S. will remain a high-pressure region and no precipitation is forecasted. The Lake Martin area is currently in D3 - Extreme Drought status. The burn ban in Alabama remains in effect. There have…

In fact, snatching the lures through weedbeds is one of the favored tactics by expert anglers on North Alabama lakes. All this said, they usually won't catch every fish in the school--after several have been caught on a high-speed lure, the rest are likely ...

10/15/2016 11:18:00 PM
For those who lack the patience to pursue tournament-winning bass--that is fish that weigh 4 or 5 pound each--the next few weeks provide a pleasant prospect on North Alabama lakes. It's school bass time, the period when the annual shad hatch, tens of ...

10/9/2016 1:58:00 AM
Most of us would probably never fish anything but topwater lures for largemouth bass if the fish always hit them--there's no more exciting moment in bassing than when a big one slams into a floating lure. Unfortunately, the topwater bite is very limited ...

10/1/2016 9:56:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
It helps support the following agencies in Tallapoosa and Coosa counties: Alexander City Rescue Squad; American Red Cross-Alabama Lakes Chapter; ARISE Inc.; Boy Scouts Tukabatchee Area Council; Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lake Martin Area; Camp ASCCA/Easter ...

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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…

Lake & River Promotions
Going to the Emerald Coast - Gulf of Mexico this year for Spring Break? If you are traveling from Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, may find yourself driving through Phenix City, Alabama...well, things have changed in this small, friendly southern area!! Check out what is happening on the Chattahoochee…

Alabama DCNR
On Saturday, June 6, Alabamians will have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters. Free Fishing Day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 6-14. Approved by the Alabama Legislature, Free Fishing Day allows residents and non-residents to fish without a fishing license for a day in both…

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…

Derrell Winowich
Yesterday marked a new and significant accomplishment for the business of craft beer in Alabama. Commercial brewery and brewpub members of the Aalabama Brewers Guild formulated a collaborative effort into a commerative beer for statewide release in March of this year. The effort marked the first time so many breweries in…

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…

Alabama Bass Trail
Decatur, AL – The Alabama Bass Trail is proud to announce two lakes have been added to the state’s popular fishing trail for 2015. The North Division welcomes Weiss Lake while the South Division welcomes Lake Martin. The additional two lakes bring the popular trail to 13 premier bass fishing lakes located…

Lake & River Promotions
Here it is! - The grand opening of the Blue Heron Zipline Adventure! This is the only zipline connecting two states and participants will soar 100 ft over the Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park - the best man-made Whitewater Course in the World - USA Today! Achieving speeds of up to 40mph, thrill seekers will zip over to…

Lake & River Promotions
The Grand Opening for the new Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy by Whitewater Express is Saturday July 19th in Phenix City, Alabama next to the 13th Street Bridge. Come out and enjoy the water with FREE ROLL CLINICS, 50% off STAND UP PADDLE (SUP) BOARD CLINICS, and KAYAK CLINICS. Also receive $150 of any KAYAK and $100 off any…

Lake & River Promotions
Celebrating the One Year Anniversary of the Opening to the Whitewater Course on the Chattahoochee River between Phenix City, Al. and Columbus, Ga. this weekend with events on both sides of the river. Check out the calendar on the Chattahoochee RiverFest website and come have some Free Fun!

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
Release no. 13-033ContactLisa, 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…

Alabama Power
Since its founding in 1904, Alabama Power has harnessed the clean energy potential of Alabama rivers through the creation of 14 hydroelectric facilities.

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