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AFTER A PANDEMIC SPRING ROBS KERR LAKE CAMPERS, NOW AVOIDABLE HIGH WATER WILL CLAIM MEMORIAL DAY & WEEK FOR MANY

“We have no idea why NC State Parks are closing many of the sites before they hardly open this weekend and next week at the seven state recreation areas on Kerr Lake,” said Kerr Lake Park Watch’s Frank Timberlake.  “And we have no idea why the US Army Corps of Engineers hasn’t started releasing more … Read more

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HIGH WATER ALERT – DEPENDING ON COMING RAINS, KERR IS DESTINED TO GET A LITTLE HIGHER UP ON THE BANKS

HIGH WATER ALERT High water, not Hiawatha is returning in a big WAY. Recent rains, some torrential, are swelling the flood pool of John H Kerr Reservoir. At about 307 feet above mean sea level, and that’s 7 feet above the normal full pool level, Kerr Lake is likely to rise almost another 2 feet … Read more

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FROM THE USACE – APPROVED & PERMITTED FISHING TOURNEYS LIST

From the US Army Corps of Engineers, here’s a list of the upcoming approved and permitted fishing tournaments on Kerr Lake. When we receive another update, we will post that as well. John H. Kerr Dam and Reservoir Special Events List    Permit  Dates                                      Organization                          Event Type                             Boats      Staging … Read more

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HIGH WATER AT KERR LAKE PROMISES TO FOUL SOME MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND CAMPING & OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

The waters of Kerr Lake are still rising here on Monday night, just four nights away from one of the biggest camping, picnicking, boating and grilled foods weekends of the year, the extended Memorial Day Weekend. With rains pouring in again this evening, there’s a good chance that the level of Kerr Lake will rise … Read more

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RAINS RAISE WATER LEVEL IN GUAGES, KERR LAKE’S LEVEL & QUESTIONS ABOUT LAKE VISITOR’S PLANS

“I remember the first time an out-of-state visitor asked me about high and low tides at Kerr Lake. I laughed until I cried.” Comment from Kerr Lake Park Watch’s Frank Timberlake, who offers this information about the tide going up this weekend at Kerr Lake.   “We’ve had an update from the US Army Corps … Read more

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