Lake Sinclair News

11/10/2018 11:10:00 AM
The Union-Recorder
A social group the Crockett’s belong to — the Lake Sinclair Hens and Roosters — regularly volunteers at the monthly gathering. “My friends, the Hens and Roosters, help the veterans get off the bus, ca...

10/29/2018 8:13:00 PM
PUTNAM COUNTY, Ga. -- Lake Sinclair residents say they continue to battle invasive weeds but they got the opportunity to voice their concerns to Georgia Power on Monday. The weeds have been in Lake Si...

10/11/2018 4:24:00 PM
The Union-Recorder
For Ted and Joni Smith, purchasing the Milledgeville Country Club was a decision made based on saving a long-standing community asset. Since 1957, the Club has hosted numerous weddings, golf tournamen...

8/30/2018 10:28:00 PM
Some homeowners living on Lake Sinclair are staying out of the water because of an aggressive plant invasion. When John Geist goes in his backyard, he's got quite the view of the lake. "I'm not a jet ...

8/19/2018 1:00:00 AM
The Valdosta Daily Times
There is a substantial retirement population at nearly 16 percent, and that number is expected to increase during the next 12 years, possibly due to Lake Sinclair and the low cost of living in the are...

7/29/2018 12:12:00 PM
The Union-Recorder
Last week’s article mentioned that the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division has been placing structures in both Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee over the last several years. I have a list showing GPS loca...

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

7/9/2018 10:11:00 PM
PUTNAM COUNTY, Ga. - Officials are searching for a missing boater on Lake Sinclair. According to Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills, a canoe was seen flipped over near the shore Monday afternoon. Sill...

7/5/2018 12:45:00 PM
EATONTON, Ga. -- Three people were injured in a 4th of July fireworks explosion on Lake Sinclair in central Georgia. Officials said the explosion happened on a modified pontoon boat that was about 50 ...

7/1/2018 11:33:00 AM
The Union-Recorder
However, with today’s electronics, deep water fishing is much easier. In Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee, deep water fishing during the summer may only mean 8-22 feet of water. I seldom catch fish deeper than 22-foot in either reservoir. If you fish out of ...

5/10/2018 1:12:00 PM
41 NBC News
MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A man from Decatur made his visit to Lake Sinclair worthwhile Wednesday, reeling in a lake record 51 pound blue catfish, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The DNR’s Wildlife Resources ...

5/8/2018 3:22:00 AM
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 Carter Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake ...

4/28/2018 6:47:00 AM
The Union-Recorder
The Berry’s Trail tournament returned to Lake Sinclair Saturday, April 21, and that completed the four Lake Sinclair tournaments that are part of the eight-tournament schedule. The only remaining regular-season tournament will occur at Lake Oconee May 5.

4/25/2018 8:26:00 AM
The Union-Recorder, Milledgeville, Ga. MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. — The late Sgt. Curtis Bernard Billue and Sgt. Christopher “Chris” Monica have once again been hailed heroes. The latest tribute to the fallen officers who worked for the Georgia Department of ...

2/20/2018 7:54:00 AM
West Central Georgia: West Point Lake has fish attractors, deep water areas, creek mouths and bridges; Big Lazer Public Fishing Area; Lake Sinclair at Beaverdam Creek, around larger islands (Optimist, Budweiser and Goat), riprap along Highway 441 at Little ...

The Union-Recorder
Just prior to the Berry’s Tournament on Jan. 6 at Lake Sinclair, the most severe cold front of the year arrived in the area. Air temperatures plummeted to the lower teens at night and barely reached freezing during the day. On tournament day, the ...

National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

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Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

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

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

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

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…

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

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

Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

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…

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

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

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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 North Georgia, North Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, may find yourself driving through Phenix City, Al. & Columbus, Ga. Well, things have changed in this small, friendly southern area!! Check out what is…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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