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The Bama Buzz: Wharf Casual Seafood To Open 5th Alabama Location in Alex City On February 1
America Outdoors Radio (133 station network across the United States): January 14, 2023 Episode
Southern Living: The Best Lakes In Alabama
Only In Your State: Visit D.A.R.E. Power Park Beach In Alabama, A Hidden Gem Beach That Has Its Very Own Amphitheater
Only In Your State: Few People Know One Of The Nicest Restaurants In America Is Hiding In Small-Town Alabama
Alabama News Center: Alabama Hospitality Professionals In Lake Martin Area Are Upping Their Game
WSFA: Lake Martin Tourism Official Expecting Busy 2023 Season
AL.com: 12 Alabama Restaurants To Put On Your 2023 Calendar-One For Every Month
WSFA: Million Dollar Fish Returns To Lake Martin
Only In Your State: Climb 111 Steps To The Top Of The Smith Mountain Fire Tower In Alabama And You Can See Across Beautiful Lake Martin
Alabama News Center: Renew Our Rivers Volunteers Preparing For 2023 Cleanups
AL.com: Alabama Has 2 Of The Nation’s Hottest Lake Front Real Estate Markets
Yellowhammer News: Lake Martin, Smith Lake Among Nation’s “Hot Lakes”
Only In Your State: 12 Scenic State Parks In Alabama To Explore, One For Each Month Of The Year
TheBamaBuzz.com: 20 Christmas Tree Recycling Sites And More In Alabama
The Outlook: Christmas Trees To Be Made Into Fish Habitats At Lake Martin
KPVI: Christmas Trees To Be Made Into Fish Habitats At Lake Martin
The Outlook: Oskar’s Cafe Receives Tourism Superstar Award
SylacaugaNews.com: Alex City Strengthening Tourism Workforce With New Training Program Conducted by ALBBAA
Soul-Grown.com: 5 New Year’s Eve Food Attends To Attend In Central Alabama
TravelLens.co: 15 Best Things To Do In Elmore County, AL

Only In Your State:  7 Totally Kid-Friendly Hikes in Alabama That Are 1 Mile and Under

America Outdoors Radio (125 radio stations across the country):  Overview of Lake Martin and Crank 4 Bank 

Atlanta Magazine:  Lake Traditions Begin at The Heritage

WSFA:  Lake Martin Officials Prep For Busy Season, Urge Caution From Boaters

FishingBama.com:  Same Day Bass and Crappie on Lake Martin 

American Outdoors Radio:  American Outdoors Radio Podcast April 9, 2022

FishingBama.com: How to Catch March Bass on Lake Martin

WSFA: Crank 4 Bank Fishing Event at Lake Martin

WSFA: Spring Break Adventures at Lake Martin

BassResource.com: Mike McCullers and Slade McCullers Win ABT Tournament on Lake Martin

Garden and Gun: A Lakeside Oasis Emerges

Only In Your State: 9 Amazing Alabama Hikes Under 3 miles You’ll Absolutely Love

Only In Your State:  7 of the Greatest Mountain Hiking Trails in Alabama For Beginners

FishingBama.com:  How to Catch March Bass on Lake Martin 

Only In Your State:  This Alabama Road Trip Takes You From The Gulf Coast Beaches to the Mentone Mountains

Alabama Living:  Vintage Ride:  Alabama Couple’s Mission to Promote and Preserve Classic Muscle Cars

APCShorelines.com:  Wind Creek State Park Superstar Brightens Day For Visitors 

Alabama Newscenter:  Superstar Brightens Day for Visitors to Alabama’s Wind Creek State Park 

Only In Your State:  7 Alabama Trails That Lead To Simply Spectacular Lake Views 

Coleman Concierge:  Our 2021 Year in Animals 

Only In Your State:  7 Picturesque Trails in Alabama That Are Perfect for Winter Hiking 

Only In Your State:  12 Scenic Trails to Explore in Alabama, One for Each Month of the Year

Worthy Detours:  Guests Get More Than an Overnight Stay at Mistletoe Bough 

Only In Your State:  7 Easy Hiking Trails in Alabama That Lead to Stunning Scenery 

Local News 8:  Dozens Take Polar Plunge at Lake Martin 

KESQ:  Dozens Take Polar Plunge at Lake Martin 

Alabama Newscenter:  SpringHouse Vegetable Plate Stars as One of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama

APCShorelines.com:  Show Your Love of Lake Martin with Virtual Backgrounds

The Drake:  Roll Clyde

Alabama The Beautiful Magazine:  Wildlife of Lake Martin-John Denney Photography Feature 

Alabama NewsCenter: Enjoy New Features at Alabama Power’s Preserves Public-Use Spaces This Fall

FishingBama.com: Fishing For Fall Bass On Lake Martin

WSFA:  Lake Martin to Stay Full Longer This Year

WSFA:  Lake Martin Tourism Association:  Hiking Challenge Kicks Off Wednesday

Coleman Concierge:  Why Choose Lake Martin For A Fairy Tale Romantic Getaway

Travel Awaits:  8 Best Things To Do On Alabama’s Beautiful Lake Martin 

Only In Your State:  Enjoy New Orleans Style Food At This Alabama Snack Shack 

Alabama News Center:  Yellow Top Ice Cream Shop Owner Honored As Tourism Superstar on Alabama’s Lake Martin

Yellow Hammer News:  Yellow Top Ice Cream Shop Owner Honored As Tourism Superstar on Alabama’s Lake Martin

Coleman Concierge:  7 Fun Things To Do In Lake Martin Without A Boat 

Coleman Concierge:  Boating Lake Martin, Alabama-The Complete Guide

365 Atlanta Traveler:  Lake Martin, Alabama: 19+ Best Ways To Enjoy The Freshwater Coast 

MarthaStewart.com:  15 Of The Most Beautiful Lakes To Visit In The United States

Yahoo!:  15 Of The Most Beautiful Lakes To Visit In The United States

WBRC: Digital Scavenger Hunt On Lake Marti

WSFA: Lake Martin Digital Scavenger Hunt

WSFA: Million Dollar Fish Has Fishing Fans Hooked

Your Bass Guy: One Bass=$1 Million

Alabama News Network: Lineup Announced For 2021 Alexander City Jazz Fest

Outdoors Unlimited: Your New Bucket List Destination Awaits-Lake Martin

Alabama News Center: Lake Martin Tourism Association’s Brandy Hastings Predicts Strong Summer On Alabama Lake

WSFA: Hiking With Hailey: Goat Island At Lake Martin

WSFA: Hiking With Hailey: Horseshoe Bend Military Park

WSFA: Hiking With Hailey: Wind Creek State Park

WSFA: Hiking With Hailey: Smith Mountain Fire Tower

WSFA: Hiking With Hailey: Exploring The CRATA Trail System

WSFA: Lake Martin Expecting Busy Fourth Of July Weekend As Pandemic Fades

WSFA: The Yellow Top Ice Cream Shop