South Holston Lake


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Some flash flooding possible as Florence passes through SW Va., NE Tenn.

Bristol Herald Courier

Date: 9/14/2018 8:31:00 PM

The Tennessee Valley Authority has been preparing for Florence’s arrival. Earlier this week, the agency released additional water from South Holston Lake, as well as other reservoirs throughout its sy

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TVA increases releases out of lakes ahead of Florence

Kingsport Times-News

Date: 9/12/2018 4:51:00 PM

“The things that we are doing right now ahead of Florence is we are going to increase releases out of Watauga (Lake) and South Holston (Lake) that flows down into Boone … We’ve increased releases for

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Some area residents spend Labor Day holiday at labor, others in leisure

Bristol Herald Courier

Date: 9/3/2018 8:27:00 PM

And at South Holston Lake, others gathered to fish, grill and relax. Trish and Shane Stuler, who moved to the area recently, were using the day to explore the area at the lake. Shane even caught some

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Falcons compete in 5K Run for the Hills at South Holston Dam

The Rogersville Review

Date: 8/31/2018 9:29:00 AM

BRISTOL – Members of Volunteer’s cross country team participated in the 5K Run for the Hills last Saturday morning at Holston Dam between Bristol and Bluff City on the South Holston Lake. The hilly, c

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Making the wine di-vine: Abingdon couple strives for the right balance in growing their grapes and their winery

Bristol Herald Courier

Date: 8/26/2018 10:00:00 PM

Gardner’s newly purchased property — what was called the Abingdon Vineyard and Winery — stretches across 45 acres, spanning along the banks of the South Fork of the Holston River on the headwaters of

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• Length: 160 Miles
• Surface Area: 4,860 Acres
• Volume: 189,100 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 703 Square Miles
South Holston Lake is located near the cities of Abingdon, Virginia and Bristol, Virginia / Bristol, Tennessee and is operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority. South Holston offers quality fishing for black bass, bluegill, crappie, walleye, sunfish, and catfish.The lake's shoreline offers anglers a good diversity of structure including rock bluffs, shale banks and flat clay points. For the anglers who prefer trolling, a good selection of open water structures, ranging from mud flats to river channel drop-offs to submerged islands, is available. There are also other recreational activities including the annual 4th of July fireworks display along with fishing contests and boat racing events in the summer.
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