Ross Barnett Reservoir News

8/14/2019 8:12:00 AM
The Meridian Star
When I got a little older, around 9 years old, I started following my PawPaw J. P. Nolen everywhere I could and that meant many fishing trips to Ross Barnett Reservoir. Those were the days when the ...

7/26/2019 10:10:00 AM
WTOK
MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) --A project to replace two State Route 43 bridges across the Ross Barnett Reservoir in Madison County with precast box culverts is nearly complete and will open ahead of ...

7/26/2019 7:41:00 AM
Biloxi Sun Herald
A Mississippi state highway crossing the Ross Barnett Reservoir has reopened. The state Department of Transportation says it reopened Mississippi 43 on Friday morning after removing two bridges and ...

7/26/2019 7:39:00 AM
Miami Herald
A Mississippi state highway crossing the Ross Barnett Reservoir has reopened. The state Department of Transportation says it reopened Mississippi 43 on Friday morning after removing two bridges and ...

7/19/2019 1:55:00 AM
MS NEWS NOW
This was voted on by the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District Board of Directors Thursday. The board was acting on the recommendations of partners of the giant salvinia task force formed to battle ...

7/15/2019 7:06:00 PM
Daily Leader
In 2005, Bob and Mary moved to Mississippi to a beautiful home in Roses Bluff on the Ross Barnett Reservoir to be close to his daughter and her family. His loving wife passed after 49 years of ...

7/4/2019 11:52:00 AM
WJTV
Plenty of lifejackets, sunscreen and bottled water in that cooler. The Ross Barnett Reservoir may cover five counties but it’s not big enough to avoid potential tragedy with a drunk driver on the ...

7/3/2019 3:44:00 PM
WAPT Jackson on MSN.com
Law enforcement officials said they are stepping up patrols on the Ross Barnett Reservoir, which makes boaters a little more cautious on the water. “What I am thinking about is looking out for all the ...

6/26/2019 7:40:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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6/19/2019 1:45:00 PM
KLTV
ROSS BARNETT RESERVOIR (MS) - A four-year-old chihuahua dog survived more than 24 hours under water, by staying in an air pocket of a house boat that sank after hitting a stump. It happened at the ...

6/19/2019 9:04:00 AM
The Meridian Star
“I’ve been fortunate to live in Brandon the last year and a half and have really enjoyed catching bass on Ross Barnett Reservoir,” Russell said. “Barnett is my number one favorite lake to fish frogs ...

6/17/2019 12:58:00 PM
BassResource.com
Sullivan Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Ross Barnett Reservoir Corey Sullivan won the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Mississippi Division tournament on Ross Barnett Reservoir BRANDON, Miss. (June ...

5/28/2019 3:15:00 AM
WRAL
The state Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks says in a news release it recently put Florida-strain largemouth bass into the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson and into Aberdeen Lake in ...

5/27/2019 10:13:00 PM
The News-Times
The state Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks says in a news release it recently put Florida-strain largemouth bass into the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson and into Aberdeen Lake in ...

5/27/2019 3:40:00 PM
SFGate
The state Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks says in a news release it recently put Florida-strain largemouth bass into the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson and into Aberdeen Lake in ...

5/27/2019 7:49:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
The state Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks says in a news release it recently put Florida-strain largemouth bass into the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson and into Aberdeen Lake in ...

5/24/2019 9:13:00 AM
MSN
The annual Pepsi Pops concert will take place Friday at Old Trace Park at the Ross Barnett Reservoir. This is the rescheduled date after rain in the forecast for May 11 pushed back original event ...

5/23/2019 7:25:00 PM
WJTV
ROSS BARNETT RESERVOIR (WJTV) - As Memorial Day approaches, plenty of people will likely want to spend their weekend on the water. That’s why the Reservoir Police Department is asking everyone to boat ...

5/21/2019 5:23:00 AM
The Clarion-Ledger
Authorities have not released the identity of a man who drowned while swimming in the Ross Barnett Reservoir Monday evening. Just after 5 p.m. officers were called to Old Trace Park on the Reservoir, ...

5/20/2019 8:38:00 PM
WJTV
RIDGELAND, Miss (WJTV) - Update 6:32 A man's body has been recovered by authorities at Old Trace Park on the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Update 6:23 p.m. Police and Fire have now switched to a 'recovery' ...

5/16/2019 1:50:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
WAPT-TV reports crews are scooping out surface soil from a landslide on the dam of the Ross Barnett Reservoir. The soil slumped out of place earlier this year after heavy rains. Pearl River Valley ...

5/14/2019 3:52:00 PM
WAPT
LIVE AT THE RESERVOIR SCOTT SIMMONS 16 WAPT NEWS. A CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST AND THE FIRST AFRICAN A busy section of the Ross Barnett Reservoir is back open for business.Pelahatchie Bay has been closed ...

5/14/2019 1:20:00 PM
WAPT Jackson on MSN.com
A busy section of the Ross Barnett Reservoir is back open for business. Pelahatchie Bay has been closed to boaters since October because of an invasive plant that still lives in the waterway. Most of ...

5/3/2019 3:16:00 AM
WRAL
Giant salvinia was found last year in the Pelahatchie Bay area of Ross Barnett Reservoir, north of Jackson. The fast-growing aquatic fern is native to Brazil. It can form thick mats that choke aquatic ...

5/2/2019 7:51:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
Giant salvinia was found last year in the Pelahatchie Bay area of Ross Barnett Reservoir, north of Jackson. The fast-growing aquatic fern is native to Brazil. It can form thick mats that choke aquatic ...

5/2/2019 12:15:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
Giant salvinia was found last year in the Pelahatchie Bay area of Ross Barnett Reservoir, north of Jackson. The fast-growing aquatic fern is native to Brazil. It can form thick mats that choke aquatic ...

5/2/2019 12:12:00 PM
Miami Herald
Giant salvinia was found last year in the Pelahatchie Bay area of Ross Barnett Reservoir, north of Jackson. The fast-growing aquatic fern is native to Brazil. It can form thick mats that choke aquatic ...

4/17/2019 12:43:00 PM
WLOX
We found alligators aplenty using Skytracker 3 at the Ross Barnett Reservoir. This month the gators aren’t very active or feeding much. The warmer weather does encourage them to get out of the water ...

3/29/2019 10:18:00 AM
The Clarion-Ledger
I knew it was going to be good, but not this good.' The Rez' giving up huge crappie Ross Barnett Reservoir is producing 3-pound crappie and filling live wells Check out this story on clarionledger.com ...

3/22/2019 3:14:00 AM
djournal.com
Managers of the Ross Barnett Reservoir, near Jackson, last fall took measures to close Pelahatchie Bay, one of the lake’s prime locations, to all boat traffic for six months while steps were taken to ...

3/21/2019 9:35:00 AM
sfgate.com
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Officials at one Mississippi lake are trying to burn out an invader. WAPT-TV reports workers at the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson are using flamethrowers to torch the ...

3/21/2019 3:31:00 AM
The Washington Times
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Officials at one Mississippi lake are trying to burn out an invader. WAPT-TV reports workers at the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson are using flamethrowers to torch the ...

3/21/2019 3:24:00 AM
WRAL
JACKSON, Miss. — Officials at one Mississippi lake are trying to burn out an invader. WAPT-TV reports workers at the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson are using flamethrowers to torch the shoreline ...

3/21/2019 1:47:00 AM
Houston Chronicle
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Officials at one Mississippi lake are trying to burn out an invader. WAPT-TV reports workers at the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson are using flamethrowers to torch the ...

3/21/2019 1:44:00 AM
seattlepi.com
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Officials at one Mississippi lake are trying to burn out an invader. WAPT-TV reports workers at the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson are using flamethrowers to torch the ...

3/15/2019 7:13:00 PM
WAPT
THAT MAY NOT BE HERE ...FOR SEVERAL MORE MONTHS TO COME. AT THE RESERVOIR SCOTT SIMMONS 16 WAPT NEWS. THER A portion of the Ross Barnett Reservoir dam is slipping, and all the rain is hindering work ...

3/12/2019 11:26:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
WAPT-TV reports the landslide on the dam of the Ross Barnett Reservoir isn't an immediate safety concern. Pearl River Valley Water Supply District General Manager John Sigman says the slippage is caus...

3/11/2019 5:16:00 PM
BassResource.com
Pickett Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Ross Barnett Reservoir Pickett Jr. won the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Mississippi Division tournament on Ross Barnett Reservoir BRANDON, Miss. (March 11, ...

3/11/2019 1:56:00 PM
WAPT Jackson on MSN.com
A portion of the Ross Barnett Reservoir dam is slipping, and all the rain is hindering work to repair it. It’s a problem that is caused in party by gravity and a lot of rain. Reservoir operators said ...

3/11/2019 11:12:00 AM
WLOX
“Fall 2018 electrofishing revealed a healthy largemouth bass population on Ross Barnett Reservoir with an abundance of fish over fifteen inches.,” said MDWFP fisheries biologist Ryan Jones. According ...

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