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Wisconsin Residents Surprised By Jellyfish Sighting In Lake

Date: 10/29/2014 12:21:00 AM

Local Marina Looking to Take on Boaters Turned Away from Beaver Lake Hickory Creek marina says they will take on any boater turned away from Beaver Lake because of the government shutdown. The expected dip in gas prices is not only going to have Florida

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Angels of the Arts event inspires wreaths

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 10/25/2014 4:26:00 AM

HICKORY, N.C. — The Hickory Museum of Art Guild kicks off preparations for its annual Angels of the Arts Brunch and Auction on Dec. 6 at Lake Hickory Country Club by holding three wreath-making workshops for its members in October. The custom-made

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Letter to the Editor: CCC board member thanks newspaper for coverage

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 10/19/2014 11:13:00 AM

The Rotary Club of Catawba Valley, Lake Hickory Rotary, Hickory Rotary, Hickory Sunrise Rotary, Newton-Conover Rotary and Lincolnton Sunrise Rotary, along with past Brett’s Ride supporters, Hickory Velo Club, Hickory Foundation YMCA and the city of

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Dantzler just misses second Tour event in a row

Times and Democrat

Date: 10/15/2014 9:00:00 PM

he had to finish in the top six in a qualifying tournament on Tuesday at North Carolina’s Lake Hickory Country Club/Catawba Springs. It was the type of challenge he had conquered just a week earlier by finishing second in a prequalifier and then tying

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Daniel, Flack Win 2015 Alabama Bass Trail Championship

Wired 2 Fish

Date: 10/14/2014 8:03:00 PM

Amongst those were the team of Craig Daniel and Jackie Flack, tournament veterans who had proved their mettle over the years all over; but especially on Lewis Smith Lake, the venue for the inaugural Alabama Bass Trail Championship. Saturday, the pair of

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• River: North Fork Catawba River
• Surface Area: 4,223 Acres
• Shoreline: 109 Miles
• 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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