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Three men rescued after boat capsizes on Calaveras Lake


Date: 12/5/2014 4:00:00 PM

A long day of fishing out at Calaveras Lake turned into a long night of searching on Monday night. Aboat carrying three men capsized on Monday night. Bexar County sheriff deputies, San Antonio firefightersand SAPDall joined in to help find the missing boaters

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Alabama Bass Trail and BoatUS Team Up for Towing

News 8 KFMB

Date: 12/3/2014 1:01:00 AM

The 13 bass fishing lakes consist of Lake Guntersville, Wheeler Lake, Pickwick Lake, Lewis Smith Lake, Neely Henry Lake, Lay Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Lake Jordan, Alabama River, Lake Eufaula, and the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, Weiss Lake and Lake Martin

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7-year-old ejected from car in fatal Southeast Side crash

San Antonio Express-News

Date: 11/24/2014 11:11:00 AM

SAN ANTONIO — A 7-year-old child sustained life-threatening injuries Monday morning after being ejected from a vehicle during a fatal crash on the Southeast Side near Calaveras Lake. Investigators with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said Melanie

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BCSO: Driver killed, child ejected in suspected DWI crash


Date: 11/24/2014 7:39:00 AM

Deputies with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash just before 1:30 a.m. on Highway 181 south and West Laguna near Calaveras Lake. BCSO investigators said the driver of a car rear ended another car on the highway. The car that was

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Driver killed, child critically injured in alleged DWI crash


Date: 11/24/2014 5:20:00 AM

While deputies were responding to that call, they received a call about a crash at Highway 181 South and West Laguna near Calaveras Lake. Upon arrival, deputies said they found that 29-year-old Melanie Saucedo had been speeding when she crashed her

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• River: Calaveras River
• Surface Area: 3,624 Acres
• Volume: 63,200 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 86 Square Miles
Calaveras Lake is located about 15 miles southeast of San Antonio in Bexar County, on Calaveras Creek, a tributary of the San Antonio River.

In addition to serving as cooling water for a number of power plants, Calaveras Lake supports recreation. Popular activities include fishing, boating, camping, picnicking, and hiking. (Sailboats are prohibited on the lake.) Public facilities are operated by Thousand Trails Management Services. Calaveras Lake has been stocked with many species of fish including red drum, hybrid striped bass, catfish, and largemouth bass.

The Calaveras Creek Dam and Lake are owned and managed by CPS (City Public Service) Energy of San Antonio for cooling to a complex of power plants and for recreational purposes. Authorization (Water Right Permit No. 2507) was issued by the State Board of Water Engineers on February 7, 1968. Construction of the dam started on September 1, 1967 and was completed in August 1969. Deliberate impoundment of water began in January 1969.


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