Learn about some fun facts, information, and activities about beautiful Watauga Lake in Carter and Johnson Counties.
This July 4th, many boaters are going to be out on the water after dark. This can be great fun for the family; watching fireworks and playing games.
These are a couple photos from a very cloudy, sometimes rainy day. If we had been at home the kids would’ve been watching TV and I would’ve done some laundry or something horribly boring. Instead we took a chance and headed to the lake. S
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.