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Carolina Trace CTA-CTCC Joint Lake Committee 2008 t0 2014 Projects and TUFF Events 2008 to 2019

by Miss Libby

Posted on Thu Sep 22 2022

CTA-CTCC Joint Lake Committee 2008 – 2014 PROJECTS

Christmas tree recycling program;
UNC Professors/NC State Professors invited to ascertain ecosystem;
Cliff Edwards (NCWRC advisor) gives free seminar on improving fishery;
Free electroshock by NCWRC;
Sixty acres of bluegill spawning beds were liquid limed in 3 locations;
Permit from State/removal of geese overpopulation;
Boat/Watercraft Registration launched;
Lake Trace Volunteer Rescue Squad training;
NC State Professors invited to advise on erosion control, dredging and silt removal;
Dr. Matt Mathews (global process sedimentologist) presents 9 month silt report;
Build and drop 35 fish attractors; GPS mapping of locations;
Build and drop seven Fish Haven Buoys; GPS mapping:
Lee County Strategic Services generates free Color Fish Haven map;
Flower Power project unsuccessful;
Building Minnow Farms with Palettes and placement (incomplete);
Lake Fest 2008, 2009, 2010;
CTA Lake Trace Fishing & Boating Guidelines and Information March 2014
This last project, a seven page document by Bibb, Bloedorn, Heidinger, Martell, &
Newberry) was approved by CTA but tabled by the CTCC Board of Governors due to the
pending sale of the Club to Escalante.


TUFF Events 2009 - 2019 with blessings from CTCC to use their docks and/or approval from CTA to use Gatehouse turnaround
 Barry Butzer Memorial Fishing & Golf Tournament 2009, 2010, 2011;
 48 “Fish for Fun” lessons for Trace Kid Casters or Boys & Girls Club
 Seasonal TUFF Derby expanded from adults only in two species to four
species in Adult and Youth Division with over 160 Plaques/Fish
Medallions/Certificates awarded for “Lake Trace Fishing Excellence”.
 website launched 2017.

These Projects and Fishing Events were made possible by many, many Trace  volunteers and anglers!

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Miss Libby Thu Sep 22 2022

Just a bit of history, folks, and my sincere thanks to all. Teamwork works!


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