Patrick Walters of Summerville once again showcased his prowess on the waters of Lake Murray, clinching another Bassmaster win with impressive skill and determination. Despite the challenges posed by severe weather, Walters demonstrated his mastery of the sport and emerged victorious in the Minn Kota Bassmaster Elite pro fishing tournament.Continue Reading

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

Wade Penland, the Executive Chef and Managing Partner of The Bistro, has secured a coveted spot on Team Lake Murray Country after winning the hearts and taste buds of attendees at the Taste of Lake Murray (TOLM) event. Penland’s impressive culinary skills and popularity led to his selection via popularContinue Reading

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