In response to many members inquiries and concerns about low lake levels this month, we reached out to Duke and received the following information: In December, Duke Energy was required to draw the lake down to 86.0 ft. for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) inspections.
PSA: Do Not Disturb the Gillnets
Have you seen these orange objects floating in the lake this week? If you do, please do not disturb them in any way.
The Walleye Habitat Pinch
Some years back I learned that fishing for walleye on Lake Glenville was most successful in late summer and early autumn, near to and following the time of the FLG Annual Members Meeting, but did not understand why. After some years of sampling with the FLG datasonde, I have developed some insight to this observation that I think will be of interest to members.
President’s Report: FLG 2017 Summer Season in Review
Though the end of summer blew in on hurricane winds, Friends of Lake Glenville experienced a most successful 2017 season. Here are just a few highlights.
Spotlight: Total Solar Eclipse 2017
And the lights went out on Lake Glenville….
On Monday, August 21, 2017 at approximately 2:30 PM, we were lucky to have experienced the solar eclipse from within the “Zone of Totality”, the 70 mile wide path that crossed the continental United States from Oregon to South Carolina.
In the Spotlight: Lake Glenville's Eagle Family
Have you seen our eagle family while out on the lake? Mom and Dad have been frequently seen the past couple of years but this year they added an eaglet to their family - SO exciting! Here are just a few facts about eagles so you can get to know our newest FLG family!
Revisiting the Mercury Problem
Updated Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Near the end of 2014 a tsunami-like wave of concern swept over the Lake Glenville community; mercury (Hg) concentrations sufficient to merit posting of human health consumption advisories had been measured in Lake Glenville walleye. It should not have been a surprise.