Logan Martin Lake News

5/10/2019 7:06:00 AM
The Anniston Star
In addition, Easter sunrise services are held at the amphitheater each year. It’s also used for other city and public functions and events. Lake Logan Martin serves as the backdrop for the ...

4/17/2019 3:32:00 PM
St. Clair News Aegis
The Logan Martin Lake Protection Association (LMLPA) collected over seven tons of waste during their annual lake cleanup between March 30 and April 6. Mike Riley, the chairman over the LMLPA cleanup, ...

3/21/2019 8:12:00 PM
The Wetumpka Herald
Three people were pulled from the Coosa River in Wetumpka, including a 2-year-old child, after a car plunged into the water at Gold Star Park during a police chase Thursday night. According to ...

2/26/2019 4:19:00 PM
Check out SKY 13 drone video of the swollen Coosa River in Gadsden, Alabama on Tuesday.RELATED:Greene County neighborhood devastated by river floodingFlooding near Weiss Lake in Cherokee CountyFlood w...

Alabama Power
Alabama Power Shorelines made updates to some of their "Lake Conditions Messages" this morning.COOSA RIVER LAKE WEISSTake Notice: Due to higher than expected rains received, Weiss Lake level could now approach 572 around Tuesday, February 26. We will continue to refine this projection. Spill gates are open. Individuals…

Alabama Power
COOSA RIVER LAKE WEISSTake Notice: Weiss Lake level could rise to near 570 as early as Sunday, Feb 24. Additional rains or other conditions could change this projection. Spill gates are open. Individuals with boats and water-related equipment and facilities should be prepared to take the necessary steps to protect their…

2/21/2019 4:08:00 PM
The Clanton Advertiser
The state of Alabama has seen periods of heavy rain over the last few days. The National Weather Service in Birmingham issued a warning ahead of the forecast weather that some rivers in central Alabam...

Alabama Power
Heavy rains forecast this week could cause Alabama Power lake levels to rise in the coming days. The National Weather Service has predicted cumulative rainfall of three to six inches across the state with higher amounts possible in some locations. The rains could result in some Alabama Power storage reservoirs on the…

2/12/2019 9:00:00 PM
The New York Times
This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alt...

2/8/2019 3:59:00 AM
That's why there are currently 26 endangered or threatened darter species in the United States. "The trispot darter is only found in the Coosa River system. It barely gets a little bit into Tennessee, ...

Todd Hamill
Water Resources Outlook (February 2019)

1/10/2019 1:04:00 PM
The Tuscaloosa News
The trail could eventually run from Alabama City to nearly the Coosa River, The Gadsden Times reported . The Gadsden City Council recently agreed to purchase about 3.1 miles of railroad line from The ...

Alabama Power
Heavy rains forecast into the weekend and early next week could cause Alabama Power lake levels to rise in the coming days. A flash flood watch is in effect through Friday afternoon for a significant portion of the state, with additional rains and thunderstorms forecast for Sunday and Monday. The rains could result in…

11/3/2018 11:06:00 AM
Yellowhammer News
Logan Martin Lake and its waters have held a bit of magic for David “Bama” Smith since his teenage years. Smith spent his summers off from Woodlawn High School skiing and swimming with friends.

8/17/2018 3:18:00 PM
If you want more kayak fishing events in your area, BE THE CATALYST! … Here is how some fishing buddies grew the kayak fishing community in their region - Gadsden, Alabama. This is after they realis [ ...

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 ...

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…

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…

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

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

Donna Pate
With roots in rural Alabama, Perry Austin has a passion for the landscape both as a painter and a fisherman. Beginning art at the age of 13. Perry began formal training in the aerospace industry as a technical illustrator and worked for companies from California to Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL. After…

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

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…

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)

Alabama Power
Drought precautions expanded on Alabama Power lakes Drought conditions that began last fall persist across many parts of Alabama, and limited rains combined with early vegetation growth continue to pose a challenge as Alabama Power prepares to raise lake levels for the summer. Higher-than-normal temperatures have led to…

Alabama Power
What: The annual Renew Our Rivers Logan Martin cleanup is Saturday, March 25 through Saturday, April 1. Volunteers should report at 8 a.m. to one of the following collection sites: Caribe Club Marina, Lakeside Landing, Riverside Marina, Poor House Branch Marina, Woods Surfside Marina or Clear Creek Marina. Volunteers…

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

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