The main trunk’s widest point exceeds one mile. to know when to go fishing? 13.50 Ft. Special Events pm at the Southmont Community Center I love living on High Rock Lake, there are no boating restrictions, skiing is wonderful, fishing is world class, quiet though, not too crowded, beatiful views, affordable housing. There are facilities for picnic tables, restrooms and for cleaning fish. 8 5.00 Ft. During the 2007-2008 drought, Alcoa sought and obtained permission from the U.S. Government to reduce the output from High Rock Lake from 1,400 cu ft/s (40 m3/s) to 900 cu ft/s (25 m3/s) during the fall, which allowed it to maintain higher lake levels. The final year of the drought was the worst for the lake. Rain Today: Its water surface covers 15,180 acres (61 km2) and there are 365 miles (587 km) of shoreline. Stayed here in a house on the lake for a bass tournament. The 15,000 acres of High Rock Lake makes it the second largest man made lake in North Carolina, but who owns the lake? You have to be careful because there are underwater hazards that you need to be aware of. (336) 798-1196 Linwood Southmont Rd. The lake serves as a boundary between Davidson and Rowan counties and is a reservoir for hydroelectric power generation. His maternal family is originally from the High Rock Lake area in Panther Creek, so like a duck taking to water, he did the same. This style of boat is efficient, and many are restored and can be seen at the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort. The Core Sound weighs just 350 pounds, and the rig is very efficient. The perfect place to share the fun with family and friends! Bean for more than 20 years, and even their restored High Rock Lake home had a Maine/Bean feel to it. Next 2.35 Ft. If you do see me out in the water, sailing, rowing, or motorboating, wave and give a shout out. 5 Day Weather Forecast Although the swimming advisory at High Rock Lake issued by the Davidson County Health Department remains intact, it doesn't necessarily mean it's unsafe for people or their pets to swim in the water, according to Janna Walker, a health educator within the department. (800) 382-3239 Bringle Ferry RdSalisbury, Meets   Sailing is not just technical, it’s romantic. Childers Marine Construction has been a mainstay on High Rock Lake since 2000. Tim’s profession for more than 30 years has been and continues to be woodworking. 1013 Wafford Circle Lexington, NC 27292 (336) 798-1196 (800) 382-3239 (336) 798-2026 FAX. High Rock Access Areas (water depth at end of boat ramp) Since its construction, surrounding communities including Lexington, Salisbury, Southmont, Spencer, and Denton, have enjoyed tremendous economic benefit through recreation driven by the lake.