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Lake Jocassee

Lake Jocassee is a 7,500-acre (30 km2),385-foot,(117 m) deep reservoir located in northwest South Carolina created by the state in partnership with Duke Power in 1973. The lake is commonly known for the clean and cold Appalachian mountain rivers that feed the lake, keeping its waters cool and water visibilities clear...

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This Week on Lake Jocassee – May 18

SIGHTINGS: Early morning, at the dock. Turkey vultures roosting on one tree, black vultures on another, a raven perched on the dock’s iron hand rail. Overhead, a pterodactyl (Great blue heron) floa...

This Week on Lake Jocassee – May 11

SIGHTINGS/BIRDS:  Early one morning. One lone great blue heron, gliding ever so slowly onto one of the few shallow places to be found along the lake shore. ...

This Week on Lake Jocassee – May 4

TOTALITY. It’s not only the mountain laurel, just starting to bloom in tiny Secret Falls Cove, hidden from view from most everyone. Or the early morning light, faintly illuminating the lake shore o...

This Week on Lake Jocassee – April 27

THREE LOONS LEAVING, as I was rowing early one morning this week, on a breathlessly still lake. I could hear a loon’s wail in the distance, and then a tremolo, a loon’s sound we only hear when they...

This Week on Lake Jocassee – April 20

BAD WEATHER. There isn’t any. Not around here, anyway. This week there were some sunny times. Just a little. Eagles soared, and vultures, and broad-winged and red-tailed hawks, riding those warm to...

This Week on Lake Jocassee – April 13

THE EAGLES ARE NESTING! Just when we had given up all hope for the eagles to return to last year’s next along the Toxaway arm of Lake Jocassee, I saw a sitting eagle, in the nest, on March 31. ...

This Week on Lake Jocassee – April 6

GETTING READY. It’s easy at first. Just the maples showing their faintly blushing  faces along the barren mountain side. Then along comes the American beech, all dressed up and fancy with their shi...

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