Logan Martin Lake News

Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

6/20/2018 2:17:00 PM
The Clanton Advertiser
The scales were tipped with some mighty catfish during the Third Annual Coosa River Catfish Round-up on June 9-10. All the fish were caught on the various surrounding bodies of water, including Lake Mitchell, Lay Lake and Jordan Lake. The event was able to ...

6/16/2018 4:24:00 PM
The Anniston Star
RIVERSIDE --More than 300 participants registered for the 10th annual Riverside Poker Run on Saturday on Logan Martin Lake. Competing against each other, the participants made their way to six known docks and one mystery dock, collecting playing cards that ...

6/15/2018 9:19:00 AM
The Anniston Star
LINCOLN — The Lady Bass Anglers Association (LBAA) visited Logan Martin Lake last week. This was the second stop on the LBAA tour for 2018. This is the second consecutive year the lady anglers have held a tournament here. This year 46 anglers competed ...

6/13/2018 12:02:00 AM
Alabama Bass Trail Results from Logan Martin The team of Allen Yarborough and Kyle Dorsett produced a 16.68-pound limit from Lake Logan Martin last Saturday to win an Alabama Bass Trail victory and the $10,000 first prize. The anglers said they fished from ...

6/9/2018 9:41:00 PM
The Anniston Star
PELL CITY -- If kayakers need another reason to visit Lake Logan Martin, they’ve got it. As baseballs pinged against metal bats and parents shouted from the stands at the Civic Center in Pell City on a recent Saturday, sheets of water rolled off David ...

6/6/2018 6:58:00 PM
Recently, 30,000 striped bass fingerlings were stocked in the Coosa River upstream from Weiss Lake to supplement the existing population, which has experienced a decline in recent years. This stocking is a cooperative effort between the Georgia Department ...

6/4/2018 2:14:00 PM
The Clanton Advertiser
The Third Annual Coosa River Catfish Round-up will be held on June 15-16 at Higgins Ferry Boat Ramp. The 24-hour event will begin at 6 p.m. on June 15 and end at that time the next day. Sponsorship money from the tournament will be donated to Butterfly ...

6/3/2018 1:23:00 AM
Rome News-Tribune
Despite requests from officials with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Rome-Floyd County Fire Department to cancel the float, organizers with Coosa River Basin Initiative made the call to go ahead. However, that call resulted in the inability ...

5/22/2018 11:38:00 PM
Some 30,000 striped bass fingerlings were recently stocked in the Coosa River above Weiss Lake to supplement the existing population, which has experienced a decline according to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR).

5/20/2018 2:39:00 PM
The Cullman Times
Authorities are actively searching for the driver and any possible passengers in the Coosa River after a vehicle drove off the Meighan Bridge in Gadsden. We're told the car went off the bridge between 2:15 and 2:30 this afternoon. The bridge is located on ...

5/19/2018 9:24:00 PM
Rome News-Tribune
The forest in Rome sits off the Coosa River below the Shorter University campus and features a number of rare and endangered flora. The Nature Conservancy, Friends of the Marshall Forest along with family and friends of the late Robert Weed help maintain ...

5/17/2018 10:12:00 AM
Yellowhammer News
On the banks of the Coosa River, a federally endangered woodpecker continues to hold its own, with a little help from friends. For more than 30 years, Alabama Power Company biologists have worked to protect and expand red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW ...

5/5/2018 6:43:00 PM
The Anniston Star
PELL CITY – Veteran Lorenzo Burke held the fishing pole tightly in his left hand. A small tackle box sat between his feet on the wheelchair’s foot brace. He was ready for some fishing. “I didn’t have any luck on my last trip,” Burke said.

5/3/2018 5:23:00 AM
Rome News-Tribune
On June 2, the Coosa River Basin Initiative looks to put the Etowah River in the Guinness World Records book by creating the “longest line of water inflatables” during Rome’s Big Float. The record to break is a 543-foot-long line of more than 100 ...

5/1/2018 4:13:00 PM
Rome News-Tribune
On June 2, the Coosa River Basin Initiative looks to put the Etowah River in the Guinness World Records book by creating the "longest line of water inflatables" during Rome’s Big Float, according to a press release. Last week, CRBI received confirmation ...

4/27/2018 7:25:00 PM
The Anniston Star
The amphitheater is also used for other city and public functions and events. Lake Logan Martin serves as the backdrop for the amphitheater. Its location allows the public to go to early Sunday morning services by car or by boat. “Chapel in the Pines is ...

4/27/2018 7:25:00 PM
The Anniston Star
The amphitheater is also used for other city and public functions and events. Lake Logan Martin serves as the backdrop for the amphitheater. Its location allows the public to go to early Sunday morning services by car or by boat. “Chapel in the Pines is ...

4/24/2018 11:42:00 PM
With no more nights forecast to drop into the 30's and 40's, it's likely that fishing on North Alabama lakes will revert to the usual late spring patterns, with many bass already spawned out but still aggressively patrolling the shallows to guard their ...

4/17/2018 4:55:00 PM
Thomasville Times-Enterprise
land protection organization, Boys and Girls Clubs in Dalton and Rome, the Chatsworth Water Works Commission and Forsyth County will be recognized Thursday with the Coosa River Basin Initiative’s Greenie Awards for their outstanding efforts to protect ...

Alabama Power
Alabama Power has set tentative dates this fall for water-level drawdowns on Lay, Mitchell, Jordan/Bouldin and Neely Henry lakes, located on the Coosa River. Drawdowns give residents and contractors better lakebed access for permitted construction projects on the four lakes. The last drawdowns took place in 2013. Here is…

3/22/2018 8:59:00 AM
St. Clair News Aegis
He soars on the wind, heading to fish in nearby Logan Martin Lake and bring nourishment back to the protective mother. Candy Sewell, a local Pell City woman and amateur bird-watcher, came into the office of the News-Aegis with a video to share of the ...

3/15/2018 1:12:00 PM
A Shelby County Sheriff's Department helicopter made an emergency landing while flying over Logan Martin Lake. There were no injuries reported. The FAA and Alabama Power have been notified. The emergency landing came when the helicopter came in contact ...

3/14/2018 11:54:00 AM
St. Clair News Aegis
Each year, the Logan Martin Lake Protection Association (LMLPA) organizes a Lake Clean-up on Logan Martin Lake, collecting tons of trash from shorelines and waterways. This year, Mike Riley with LMLPA wants to get everyone involved. “We have continued to ...

3/13/2018 5:51:00 AM
Bham Now
The resolution calls for the establishment of two campsites at Beeswax Creek Park on Lay Lake in Wilsonville and one at Gorman Park on the Coosa River in Vincent. The sites will have a maximum of two-night stays for campers. The Alabama Scenic River ...

3/9/2018 3:54:55 PM
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says a missing kayaker on Logan Martin Lake is a 68-year-old man from Mapleton, Georgia.. St. Clair County deputies are searching for James Lewis Lowery, Sr. It's believed he was kayaking alone. Authorities found a ...

2/17/2018 7:44:00 PM
The Anniston Star
PELL CITY --The Logan Martin Lake Protection Association (LMLPA) held its organizational meeting Thursday night to discuss plans for the annual lake cleanup. The week-long cleanup will kick off Saturday, March 17, with volunteers picking up their T-shirts ...

Alabama Power
Dry conditions this winter, which are forecasted to continue over the next few months, have affected streams that feed Alabama Power reservoirs. To help Alabama Power lakes reach summer levels later this year, the company sought and received approval from the Army Corps of Engineers to temporarily store water at higher…

1/17/2018 4:00:00 PM
Andalusia Star News
FAMILY REUNION: The Franklins of Covington and Jefferson Counties in Alabama will hold their annual reunion on Lake Logan Martin in St. Clair, County, on Saturday, June 12. For additional information, contact Lisa Franklin at trackingyourroots@gmail.com or ...

1/4/2018 11:52:00 AM
The Anniston Star
Logan Martin Lake has been called the Lake of a Thousand Coves, and during winter months, many of those coves become dry or at least very low. Alabama Power drops the lake level during the winter for flood control and to allow lake residents to make ...

12/20/2017 4:08:00 PM
St. Clair News-Aegis
Add in Logan Martin Lake, the artists and an art gallery, two rival college football teams, and a bank manager who knows you well enough to call you by your first name, and we were hooked. But we didn’t fall in love with Pell City…not at first.

Roger Griffeth
Weiss Lake has a lot of property that touches the shoreline in Cherokee County. Are there restrictions on the use of this property? Who controls the land mass around the lake? When do you need a permit? All these questions are answered in my latest blog: "Weiss Lake Recreational Property".

Cathy Griffeth
Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services

National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

National Weather Service

10/10/2017 11:38:00 PM
Josh Butler and Jeb Tate won the 2017 Alabama Bass Trail (ABT) Championship, fished last Friday and Saturday at Lake Logan Martin out of Pellham. The anglers, who claimed victory on Logan Martin during the inaugural season of the Alabama Bass Trail in 2014 ...

10/5/2017 1:13:00 PM
Wetumpka Herald
One unidentified citizen addressed the council about whether, if adopted, the new speed limit would apply to the boat ramp area on the west side of the Coosa River. “We don’t own that,” Willis said. “That’s owned by the state and I believe any ...

10/4/2017 6:29:00 PM
Holiday darters are 2 inches long and are found in the Coosa River watershed in Alabama and in the upper Conasauga, upper Coosawattee and upper Etowah watersheds in Georgia and southeastern Tennessee. The tiny fish are threatened by sprawl, dams ...

10/3/2017 11:19:00 AM
Coosa Valley News
The Coosa River Basin Initiative’s annual Harvest Moon Paddle is set for Thursday night, Oct. 5, on the Coosa River. The 6-mile nighttime paddle coinciding with the full moon will launch from Heritage Park in downtown Rome at about 7:45 and arrive at ...

10/3/2017 10:34:00 AM
Environment Energy Publishing
Less than 2 inches long, the fish lives in the Coosa River basin spanning parts of Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. "The condition of the trispot darter is an indicator that habitat conditions, stream flows and water quality are declining in the Coosa River ...

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