Over the weekend, young angler Kaden, aged 9, hailing from Red Bank, accomplished a remarkable feat by landing a striper from the dock at the public boat ramp on the Irmo side of the dam. Kaden’s strategic use of herring purchased from Lake World played a crucial role in hisContinue Reading

In September of the past year, Capital City/Lake Murray Country proudly hosted the renowned Fishing University/University of Fishing National TV show on the breathtaking waters of Lake Murray. The episode features BASS pro-Bryan New from Saluda and Spro’s Jordan Albertson from Georgia, joining hosts Legendary angler Charlie Ingram and co-hostContinue Reading

Special to Lake Murray News In a thrilling display of angling prowess, the Midlands Striper Club took to Lake Murray for their monthly tournament on December 16, 2023, launching from Acapulco. The competition saw twenty-nine striped bass brought to the scales, collectively weighing an impressive 219.42 pounds, boasting an averageContinue Reading

USA Kayak Fishing Team Qualifier April 25-28, 2024 Pan American Kayak Fishing Championship September 26-29, 2024   Capital City/Lake Murray Country (CCLMC) is honored to announce that Lake Murray has been chosen as the site for two major kayak fishing championships in 2024. The USA Kayak Fishing Team Qualifier eventContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. This month’s Midlands Striper Club fishing tournament was all about the female anglers. The annual Ladies Tournament took place this past Saturday on Lake Murray. A total of 20 lady anglers participated and hauled in a total of 23 striped bass weighing 124.37 pounds. There wereContinue 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

Stephen Abercrombie caught this 5 lb. largemouth bass from Lake Murray on Saturday, June 17. It was 19 inches long and 7 inches wide. Stephen frequents Lake World where he is a customer and he didn’t let this one get away. Way to go, Stephen! Photo courtesy of Lake WorldContinue Reading

From XVI World Bass Championship to Bassmaster Elite Series, and Major League Fishing’s Bass Pro Tour – Lake Murray is The Top Fishing Destination Photo Credit: Major League Fishing Columbia, S.C. – Over the last 6 months Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board (CCLMC) has hosted the biggest andContinue Reading