Monthly Archives: October 2011

Happy Halloween From Your Friends at Smith Mountain Lake

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Where Can I Rent a Boat At Smith Mountain Lake?

Lots of guests coming to Smith Mountain Lake want to rent a boat.  If you go to Hales Ford Bridge, you can find boats to rent at Parrots Cove, Captain’s Quarters, and Bridgewater Marina. Parrots Cove:  Offers a large houseboat rental … Continue reading

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Do I Need A Fishing License for Smith Mountain Lake?

All persons, except those listed below, must purchase the proper fishing license before fishing at Smith Mountain Lake: Tenants, on the land they rent and occupy, are not required to have a license, but must have the written permission of … Continue reading

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Annual Halloween Party at Smith Mountain Lake

Join the spooktacular fun at Mariner’s Landing 4th Annual Halloween Party on Saturday, October 29th.  The chefs have a special menu planned, in addition to a DJ Dance and Costume Contest with prizes. Dinner will be served from 5 to … Continue reading

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SML Offers Sport Shooting

The Skelton 4-H Educational and Conference Center is much more to SML Pistol Shooting Association (SMLPSA) than just a fine place to hold a large public-access meeting. In a win-win arrangement that helps fund operation of the center’s relatively new … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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SML Marine Volunteer Fire/Rescue Rescues Sunken Boat

On Oct. 14, SML Marine Volunteer Fire/Rescue responded to a call about a boat that had sunk a mile above Hardy Ford Bridge. According to Deputy Chief Al Busch, the 26-foot Sea Ray first had sunk in the  main channel about … Continue reading

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Smith Mountain Lake Chili Festival

Coming Up! 9th Annual SML Fall Chili and Craft Festival November 5, 11am – 4pm. Enjoy a full-day event featuring crafts and a competitive chili cook-off. Trophies will be awarded for “Best Chili,” “People’s Choice,” and “Showmanship.” It’ll be a … Continue reading

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Smith Mountain Lake Vacation Rentals

Many guests looking to vacation at Smith Mountain Lake search online for places to stay. HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the world’s leading online marketplace of vacation rentals, with sites representing more than 625,000 paid vacation rental home … Continue reading

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Yacht Racing Fall Regatta

The Blackwater Yacht Racing Association (BYRA) will hold its Mariners Club Fall Regatta at Mariners Landing Oct. 28-30. The regatta will open for participants and families with a kick-off cocktail reception at Benjamin’s Restaurant at The Pointe on Friday, Oct. … Continue reading

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