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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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Birmingham Sailing Club

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Group’s history in St. Clair predates creation of Logan Martin Lake Story by Carol Pappas Photos by Jerry Martin Atop a shoreline hill overlooking a mile-wide opening of Logan Martin Lake stands a piece of history. On Aug. 7, 1962, it wasn’t there at all, but neither was the lake. Even so, a group of […]

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Great catch!

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Herons are plentiful around these parts, but LoganMartinLakelife.com photographer Jerry Martin did manage to capture a rarity with one — a snapshot of the moment this one found his catch. You may have some interesting photos of lake life as well. How about sending them our way, and we will share them on the website. […]

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Paddlers growing in numbers

Kayaking Logan Martin Lake

Kayaking and canoeing along the Coosa River’s Logan Martin leg of the Alabama Scenic River Trail are growing in popularity. There’s nothing quite like seeing the waters and shorelines up close while paddling the river and lake. Campsites have been established along the way. For a list of campsites, amenities and locations, go to www.alabamascenicrivertrail.com/pages/?pageID=35. […]

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Join us at Lakeside Park

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Please consider joining the Council of the Arts for their 6th annual festival at Lakeside Park in Pell City, Alabama. Sign up before September 13 for only $35. Please write code ASF/JE on your application for your discount. All information is on the Council of The Arts website at www.councilofthearts.org. Hope to see you there! […]

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Barn owls make home on pier

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Hagan, the last of the barn owls to leave their roost in July, flew the coop from an unlikely perch — the rafters of a covered pier on Pell City’s Logan Martin Lake. He, his brothers and mother took up residence some weeks earlier. The mother first, of course, and brothers coming along later, hatching […]

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‘The Rocks’ rock in summer

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The “rocks” have always marked the spot on Logan Martin Lake of a favorite swimming hole because of the depth of the water around the shoreline formation. But the rocks are also a source of fun for the adventurous at heart with swimmers trying their skills at jumping off the rocks and into the water […]

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Catfish Noodling on Logan Martin

Stephan Goin (left) and Brandon Roe nab a big one on Logan Martin.

Noodling: noun 1. Fishing for catfish using only bare hands, practiced primarily in the southern United States. The noodler places his hand inside a discovered catfish hole. — Wikipedia 2. A form of fishing in which someone runs into a lake and searches for holes on the bottom with his foot. Then he inserts his […]

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