Lake Murray, South Carolina Weekend Planner – Day Trip Destinations

We have a new Events Calendar! See Lake Murray and Columbia Events on the weekend and throughout the week. View calendar DAY TRIP DESTINATIONS Ridgeway, South Carolina A short 45-minute drive from Lake Murray, the town of Ridgeway embodies the heart and soul of a small Southern town. Located off I-77 North, Ridgeway holds the …

Fishing Report: February 12, 2019

By Michael Murphy, Michael@MichaelMurphyFishing.comhttp://www.MichaelMurphyFishing.comPhone: 803-567-5263 In the month of February, the water temperatures on Lake Murray will begin to warm by the end of the month. Fish will continue to move from their winter patterns into their pre-spawn patterns, bringing the fish closer to the banks and into the shallows. Focus should be on the …

Fishing Report: January 2, 2019

By Michael Murphy, Michael@MichaelMurphyFishing.comhttp://www.MichaelMurphyFishing.comPhone: 803-567-5263 The Largemouth Bass on Lake Murray have transitioned into their winter patterns, schooling on Herring, shad and feeding on crayfish and bluegill in the upper section of the lake and mid-lake with the lower than usual water an color change, and schooling on herring, shad and feeding on white perch …

Restaurants on the Lake

Italian Alodia’s Cucina Italiana Authentic Italian cuisine in a family friendly atmosphere TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5/5 (see reviews) American (Burgers, Chicken Wigs, etc) Big Mans Marina Full Menu of Burgers, Hot dogs, Chicken Wings, and more! Also, a full-service marina. Google Rating: 4.6/5 Frayed Knot Bar & Grill Family-friendly. Serving traditional American food. Lakeside deck seating …

SCDNR Director Receives Prestigious Award

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Director Alvin Taylor has been awarded the National Association of Conservation Law Enforcement Chiefs Legacy Award. On November 14, 2018 Director Taylor was presented with the award for his dedication to conservation efforts. Read more and see photo: http://www.dnr.sc.gov/news/2018/nov/nov16_legacyaward.html  

October Drawdown of Lake Murray Scheduled

SCE&G Schedules October Drawdown of Lake Murray A drawdown of Lake Murray is scheduled to begin in October to control aquatic weeds and water quality. Lowering of the lake will continue until it reaches an elevation target in the 350-foot range by mid-December, remaining at that elevation until approximately the end of January 2019. Read …

Nature, Live Music, and Lake Cruises – See All There is to do at Lake Murray

Whether you want to observe the purple martins, listen to a live band on the lake, or take a sunset sail, Lake Murray, South Carolina offers it all! This is a growing list of events and activities available around Lake Murray. Many events are seasonal. Please visit each website (or click on the name) to …

Your Input Is Needed on the Plans to Upgrade the I-20/26/126 Corridor

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) describes the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) proposal to upgrade the I-20/26/126 corridor. Comments on the proposal from the public are welcome and due by September 17, 2018. Visit their website to read the draft proposal and learn ow to submit your comments: http://www.scdotcarolinacrossroads.com/DEIS/

What’s Hot? Lake Murray Property Sales

“Properties on the east side of the lake, which features Lexington and Chapin, have been on a steady rise.” Our Lake Homes REALTOR® Doug Giesler was recently quoted in an article for Columbia Regional Business Report about Lake Murray property sales.  Lake Murray provides a variety of homes whether you are looking for a primary or …