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Aeration system installed in Logan Martin aims to improve water quality

Alabama Power is installing a new aeration system in Logan Martin Lake to improve water quality by adding dissolved oxygen into the water. “This new system consists of seven long sections of pipe that will be anchored just off the bottom of the lake in front of Logan Martin Dam, and some distance upstream,” said […]

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Wood Carver

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Creator of many; master of all When lightning struck a tree in Bill Golden’s yard, the natural instinct was to grab a chainsaw. But as quickly as that bolt shot through the tree, an idea struck Golden. So with chainsaw in hand and a makeshift scaffold surrounding the tree, he masterfully turned the 12 feet […]

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Boats Built by Hand

Sitting in what is easily described as a “dream” workshop a few blocks from Logan Martin Lake is a work of art in wood — a Pete Culler designed Wherry Yawl boat. It is the pride and joy of professional structural engineer Bob Barnett — and though the boat-project was started by many hands, it […]

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Lake landmark reopens

Lucky’s Bait and Tackle, a mainstay for anglers on Logan Martin Lake, has reopened in the same location on US 231 South. New owners are Aaron Roberts and Debbie Cearly. The store features live bait, rods and fishing tackle. They kept the name for nostalgia. “Everybody knew it as Lucky’s. Why change it?,” said Roberts. […]

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Remember Avondale Lake

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When the waters of Logan Martin reservoir began to rise in 1963, they slowly covered the remaining foundation walls of Easonville, Alabama, committing a once-bustling little country village to the whims of history and nostalgia. This impoundment also engulfed two smaller lakes that were part of the Easonville environs — Harmon Lake and Avondale Lake. […]

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Canada Geese Removal

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To all Logan Martin Lake Protection Association Members, We have been notified by the City of Pell City that the USDA will be coming in the next few weeks for removal of the Canada Geese that have been plaguing Lakeside Park.   With the arrival of the USDA in our community we have the opportunity […]

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Chapel in the Pines open for another season

Chapel in the Pines on the banks of Logan Martin Lake at Pine Harbor Country Club is open for another season at the “Come as you are” church. It is an ecumenical service of Christian worship from the first Sunday in May through the last Sunday in September. Services are at 8:30 a.m., and church […]

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Logan Martin 10th in country for crappie fishing

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Logan Martin Lake edged out Weiss Lake for the number 10 spot in the nation for the top 50 best crappie fishing lakes, according to Fishhound.com. According to the online fishing report site, Logan Martin is “known primarily as a trolling lake and it harbors an outstanding population of black and white crappies. It’s also […]

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane. No, it’s … pelicans?

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Chances are if you ventured out onto Logan Martin Lake or have a particularly good vantage point of the main channel lately, you have seen something rarely spotted in these parts until now. At first glance, it may look like an egret or some other large white bird, but a closer look reveals the distinctive […]

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Kayak fishing making a splash at Neely Henry, Logan Martin

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Spring time in St. Clair County: fresh air, blue skies, green grass and, of course, fishing. Lots and lots of fishing. By the time the ol’ groundhog’s predictions have taken root, there will be – excuse the pun – a boatload of fishing tournaments on and around Neely Henry and Logan Martin lakes. That also […]

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