Lake Hickory

NORTH CAROLINA


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96.36 FEET
9/4/2015
Full Pool: 99.0
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Hickory chef featured on Fox’s ‘Anglers & Appetites’

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 8/22/2015 2:18:00 AM

HICKORY – When the hosts of Fox Sports South’s TV show “Anglers & Appetites” went looking for a place to fish for stripers and catfish, they came to Lake Hickory. Then they went looking for a top chef to cook up their catch, and they found Highland

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Dining Out: Take the cure for culinary yawns at Edmonton’s newest charcuterie/wine bar

The Vancouver Sun

Date: 8/5/2015 6:39:00 AM

We tried the Brome Lake hickory duck, ($30) a perfectly cooked breast flavoured with marmalade and mint atop a mound of dark volcano rice (a mineral-rich rice grown in volcanic soil) which, though it sounds and looks exotic, doesn’t taste that much

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Coincidence or murder?

News-Topic

Date: 8/2/2015 4:51:00 AM

Abercrombie was diving in Lake Hickory one day that September at the Whittenburg boat launch, searching for a man’s wallet, when he surfaced and saw a boat coming toward him. Abercrombie said he dived fast to avoid being hit, and down in the murky water

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What a catch! Man reels in massive catfish on NC lake

13 WMAZ

Date: 7/31/2015 8:51:00 PM

What a catch! Man reels in massive catfish on NC lake A local angler reels in a historic size catfish on Lake Hickory. Some are are calling it a one-in-a-million type catch. Check out this story on 13WMAZ.com: http://on.wmaz

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Man reels in massive catfish on Lake Hickory

WFMY News 2

Date: 7/31/2015 7:37:00 AM

Man reels in massive catfish on Lake Hickory A local angler reels in a historic size catfish on Lake Hickory. Some are are calling it a one-in-a-million type catch. Check out this story on wfmynews2.com: http://on.wfmy

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• River: North Fork Catawba River
• Length: 109 Miles
• Surface Area: 4,223 Acres
• Volume: 137,821 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 1,310 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 33 Feet
Lake Hickory was created on the Catawba River in 1927 with the completion of the Oxford Dam 11 miles northeast of Hickory. The dam parallels the NC Highway 16 bridge over the Catawba River between Interstate 40 and Taylorsville. It is 122 feet high, with an overall length of 1,200 feet. The spillway section of the dam is 550 feet long.
Lake Hickory was named after the city of Hickory and runs along its northern edge. The lake covers almost 4,223 acres with 105 miles of shoreline. Full pond elevation is 935 feet. Lake Hickory is a reliable source of water for the cities of Hickory and Conover and the town of Longview.
Duke Energy provides five public access areas on the lake in cooperation with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
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