Special to the Lake Murray News The Midlands Striper Club held its monthly tournament on Lake Murray out of Acapulco, SC on Feb. 17. Twenty-two teams participated in the event bringing thirty-four striped bass to the scales weighing a total of 278.67 pounds with an 8.20-pound average. Fifteen teams wereContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Before going full steam award on a new year, the Midlands Striper Club recognized its top performers from the old one. The annual banquet was held Jan. 12 at Saluda Shoals River Club. Among the main awards presented were for Team of the Year: 1st PlaceContinue Reading

In an exciting development for our local angling community, Lake Murray has been chosen as the stage for two major kayak fishing championships in 2024. Organized by the Capital City/Lake Murray Country (CCLMC), these events promise to bring elite kayak anglers to our beloved waters, showcasing the region’s prowess asContinue Reading

The Midlands Striper Club held its monthly finishing event at Acapulco near Leesville on Oct. 21. Team Whistle took first place after catching a total of 17.53 pounds. The Club returns to Acapulco on Nov. 18 and Dec. 16 to close out the year.Continue 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