Irmo, South Carolina, February 27, 2024 – Jake Coucoules emerged victorious at the 2024 Yamaha Rightwaters Bassmaster Kayak Series at Lake Murray, scoring a two-day total of 188.75 inches. The tournament, featuring a record-breaking regular season attendance of 258 kayak anglers nationwide, took place on February 24-25 and offered overContinue Reading

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

Peyton Harris and Dalton Head Secure Victory with Impressive Performance The 2024 Strike King Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops unfolded at Lake Murray on January 26-27, 2024, and the University of Montevallo’s dynamic duo, Peyton Harris and Dalton Head, emerged victorious, showcasing their exceptional angling skills. PhotoContinue Reading

Special to the Lake Murray News The Midlands Striper Club held its monthly Lake Murray tournament out of Acapulco, SC on Jan. 20. Despite freezing temperatures all day and tough fishing conditions, 15 teams participated in the event bringing 22 striped bass to the scales weighing a total of 169.72Continue 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 enchanting 2023 Christmas Light Boat Parade illuminated Lake Murray on Saturday, December 2, drawing crowds to the brim at the Lake Murray Dam Public Park in Lexington. Spectators eagerly gathered to witness the dazzling display of 20 festively adorned boats, signaling the onset of the holiday season. The SpiritContinue Reading

Lake Murray Country is thrilled to announce the return of the Christmas Light Boat Parade on December 2. Join us for this spectacular event, which is free and open to the public at the Lake Murray Dam Public Park in Lexington (1832-1834 N Lake Drive, Lexington). Come and witness theContinue Reading