Keep the Midlands Beautiful (KMB) and their event partners will host the third annual Lakeside Litter Sweep litter cleanup event on Lake Murray on September 16 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. KMB is seeking volunteers to clean up islands, shorelines, boat ramps, roads, and natural areas around the lake.Continue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. This past Saturday saw the Midlands Striper Club hold its monthly tournament on Clarks Hill at Lake Strom Thurmond. A total of 12 teams hauling in 23 fish participated at the event. The team of Knot Right came away with both the highest total (27.86 pounds)Continue Reading

The waters of Lake Murray will get a break this weekend from the Midlands Striper Club. For the second time in three months, it will hold its monthly Youth Fishing Tournament at another remote lake. Clark’s Hill on Lake Thurmond will be the site for Saturday’s event. Last month sawContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Based in West Columbia next to Lake Murray, the Midland Striper Club has provided public awareness and promoted sportsmanship, conservation, and adequate water quality for fishing family enthusiasts. Every third Saturday of each month, the Club holds a fishing tournament for aspiring young fishers. This SaturdayContinue Reading

The Patriotic Boat Parade on Lake Murray took place Saturday, July 1, 2023. The boat parade kicked off the 35th Annual 4th of July Celebration on Lake Murray Presented by Lexington Medical Center. The theme this year “Red, White, Blue and You” (What does the 4th of July Mean toContinue Reading

Chance Jones of Lexington caught this healthy 5-pound whopper of a largemouth bass using live green worms that he purchased from Lake World. Lake World is located at 1715 N. Lake Drive at the dam. Stop in and say hello to Paula and see the latest in bait and tackleContinue Reading

The 35th annual 4th of July Celebration on Lake Murray will be held this Saturday, July 1. The event is hosted by the Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board (CCLMC), and presented by Lexington Medical Center. Kicking off the festivities at noon, enjoy the Patriotic Boat Parade as localsContinue Reading