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Federal law requires renaming of all Confederate military bases

You know Hal and Julie from the movie and the book

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Recognize The Contribution Of The Military Spouse!

Support the legacy of one of the most admired women in military life by renaming Fort Benning to Fort Moore.

The Military Base Commission is considering renaming Fort Benning (Georgia) to Fort Moore in recognition of LTG Hal and spouse Julie Moore.

Julie Moore established the unique tradition – carried on to this day – of care teams visiting and supporting the spouses of those lost in combat. Between Hal Moore’s distinguished service in battle and Julie Moore’s leadership on behalf of military families, this command team represents the bond that enables an effective fighting force.

This is a valuable opportunity to recognize the contribution and sacrifice of the military spouse and military family in service to the nation. You know Hal and Julie from the original book and 2002 Mel Gibson/Madeleine Stowe movie, “We Were Soldiers.”

Now that the commission is reviewing the proposal, we need to prove it has broad support.  Please click and sign the petition in favor of “Fort Moore.” Share with your friends!

This lake is a loser.

We arrived around 11:30 or so and there were 22 cars in the parking lot.  Since this is a park, that would not have been a big deal, but it was quickly apparent that all 22 cars unloaded people who were fishing.  They were all over the lake and spread along the shore.  Ouch.

The VDIGF site shows a map that gives the depth of various parts of this 77 acre lake – and it is accurate.  Most of the Northwest part of the lake is really shallow – around 2 feet tops according to my PiranhaMAX 30.  the deepest part of the lake is on the Southeast side – near the concession stand.

In addition, there is NO structure on this lake.  The shores are barren – no fallen timber, nothing to attract fish.  I could not locate any sunken fish attractors either as a watched the fishfinder.  By the way, there were few fish pings despite the extensive recon we did of the lake as you can see from the track.

The concession rents boats – which probably explains the pressure on the lake.  We did not get one hit in the 3 hours we were there.  I spoke to several other fishermen as we passed them in the boat – nobody was getting any action.  Granted, this was the middle of the day, but my Hunt and Fish calculator on my GPS indicated that this was the best time fish on that particular day.

Gettuing There: Take Rt. 600 east from Rt. 29 and then turn right (south) on Rt. 793. Follow Rt. 793 to the lake.

View looking North from the dock – it’s a big lake – but mostly a dead zone of very, very shallow water

There were people all over the place fishing – the shore and the lake all supported a dense population of anglers.

Unless stated otherwise, this article was authored by Steve Moore

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Disclaimer and Warning:  The contents of this site reflect the opinion of the author and you, the reader, must exercise care in the use and interpretation of this information.  Fishing is a dangerous sport.  You can slip and fall on rocks and sustain severe injury.  You can drown.  You can get hooks caught in your skin, face, eyes or other sensitive places.  All sorts of bad things can happen to you when to go into the woods to visit the places documented here.  Forests, streams and lakes are wild areas and any number of bad things can happen.  You must make your own judgment in terms of acceptable behavior and risk and not rely on anything posted here.  I disclaim all liability and responsibility for any actions you take as a result of reading the articles on this site.  If you do not agree with this, you should not read anything posted on this site.

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