Monthly Archives: June 2020

Hitting the Horse Trails in the Hyco Lake Region

Story by Jo Proia Photos by     Shangrila Guest Ranch - Todd Wright / VA Tourism Corp.     Wiseman Farms     Cloverdale Quarters - Laura Me Photography Danville VA Trail riders…..some may say we are cowgirl and cowboy wannabes in a modern world, but we keep doing it. Why DO we keep doing it? “It” means all ...

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Caswell Farmers Market Opens with Safety Protocols

By Rebecca Page It’s spring! This spring began like no other with “stay at home” orders to prevent the spread of the corona virus. Thankfully, Governor Roy Cooper regards farmers’ markets as “essential” players in the food system, like grocery stores, so we can enjoy our favorite homegrown flavors of the season for comfort and nourishment. The Caswell Farmers Market ...

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HYCO LAKE “GET ‘EM WET” EVENT 2020

The public is invited to view the antique and classic boats! Brandon Patrick with Your Mobile Technician will be on hand to answer your boat repair and maintenance questions. He will be writing an article about this event for the Fall 2020 issue of Hyco Lake Magazine! Visit the NC Coastal & Piedmont Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat ...

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Lake Shots – Summer 2020 – WHAT IS THAT?

We can never guess what will catch our readers' eyes! This one had people wondering... do we have a monster in the depths of Hyco Lake? Here's one message we received: Hi! I have to know what is in the water with the kayaker on page 53 of the last issue [summer 2020]! I’ve put on two pairs of reading ...

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Wild Life Adventures – Dock Fishing

A Cool Place to Be By Sam Seamster As we approach the hot days of the summer months, we find that fishing has been rapidly changing over the past few weeks. Water temperatures in the shallows are starting to rise to an uncomfortable level for bass and crappie. As that happens, fish begin to stage in deeper areas of the ...

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Meeting the New Owners of Hyco Lake Marina

Partners in Business and Life By Sara Coats New Faces at the Marina Bruce and Laura Glode are the new operating and managing owners of Hyco Lake Marina. The two were given the opportunity to purchase the business in spring of 2019, which is when Laura said they “gave the situation to God.” By the time fall came around, “we ...

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Outdoor Living Decisions – FIRE!

Story and Photos by Joe Wilkerson Fire – a simple word that can draw so much emotion. Few things compare to its power and importance to our lives -fire lights the dark, both strengthens and weakens steel, destroys and restores forests, heats our homes, cooks our food, propels us around the world. It has the ability to create and destroy. ...

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The Carolina Estate

Story and photos by Paul Liggitt The Carolina Estate is the name of the revitalized Roxboro Country Club clubhouse facility. Martin and Sheila Persson (that’s right you pronounce it just like the county) recently took over the ownership with the vision of creating an elegant and affordable event venue. This venture for the Perssons is not a “by the way, ...

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Backyard Etc.

Made in the USA Outdoor Furniture By John Theo Jr. Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Shera Henderson, owner of Backyard Etc. located in Semora. Shera and husband Harold own a niche outdoor furniture business that is old-school with a modern twist. With terms like “Hand Made” and “Made in the USA” one would think Backyard Etc. was ...

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Hyco Lake Becomes a Region

Welcome to the Quad By Norwood Walker Starting with its first issue, Hyco Lake Magazine focused on stories for folks around the lake and in Roxboro, NC. Over the last several years, the name hasn’t changed but the mission has. The owners of this publication realized that folks from Roxboro shop in Danville, people in South Boston do business in ...

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