With the recent drawdown of Boone Lake several boaters have voiced concerns about what lies under the surface of the water. While it’s impossible on any body of water to chart submerged partially floating objects, these are prevalent in the Spring when lake levels are being increased.
TVA isn’t raising the water level for at least another year while they’re working on Boone Dam. Many people are looking at the negative, but one marina owner is looking at the positive.
Don’t tell my dad he was right. Please. But he (and my mom and almost every other adult who spoke to me when I became a father) told me that I would blink and 10, 15 maybe 20 years would be gone and my kids would be grown up and I would wonder where the time went.
The team here at Carefree Boat Club Boone, Watauga and South Holston lakes knows that we have been blessed. Blessed with health, with family and friends and faith. Blessed to live in one of the prettiest places to boat God created. And because we realize we are blessed and others aren’t as fortunate we know that giving back needs to be a big part of our lives.
It is rare, but occasionally a TV commercial catches my eye and I choose to watch rather than fast forward. One such commercial that is currently running features three obviously wealthy young people talking about a cell phone company that wants to save them money.
We have been getting a lot of independent reports that fishing on Boone Lake has been better than ever. We reached out to local fishing expert, Keith Bartlett, to help you catch your next trophy on Boone Lake.
When you hear the phrase “getting away from it all, it’s not meant to be taken literally! One of the best reasons for boating is to go out on the water with friends and family. It’s a time to unplug, to enjoy each other while enjoying the sun and lake.
The club is offering a comprehensive course on Seamanship beginning April 7th in room L226 at Northeast State Community College library. Classes will meet from 6pm to 8pm.
Spring is upon us and it’s time to start making your best boating memories ever! Here are a couple of basic reminders that will make your boating experiences as safe and as fun as possible!