Lake mead Water level

Lake Mead Water Level

Lake Mead in Nevada, just outside of Las Vegas on the east, is the result of the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River. A historic drought plaguing the western U.S. states has transformed Lake Mead into a depressing illustration of its former beauty. The drought has affected the entire Colorado River basin that covers Arizona,…

Lake effect snow

What to Know About Lake Effect Snow

The phenomenon known as lake effect snow is seen most commonly on the Great Lakes during fall and winter in the northern U.S. However, lake effect snow does occur in freak situations on other lakes and even ponds in the U.S. This phenomenon happens when specific weather conditions collide together to produce lake effect snow. …

why do people live by lakes

Why Do People Live By Lakes?

People live by lakes for diverse reasons. Two obvious reasons are situational, and other reasons people live by lakes are contingent on economics, availability of essential resources, a need for a certain type of job or education, and lifestyle choices. Where people prefer to live can also change throughout their lifetimes.    Situational reasons why…

J Percy Priest Lake

Spotlight on Percy Priest Lake

J. Percy Priest Reservoir, more commonly called “Percy Priest Lake”, is the outdoors playground for Nashville, Tennessee. Named for the U.S. Congressman that represented Nashville in the mid-1900s, it is the go-to weekend destination for boating, fishing, hiking, restaurants and fun in “Nash-Vegas”. Explore Percy Priest Lake in Detail For more information, news, events, trip…

lake Bob Sandlin

Spotlight on Lake Bob Sandlin

If you are looking for a quiet lake with waterfront homes, then travel between Dallas, Texas and Texarkana to pay a visit to Lake Bob Sandlin. Surrounded by both deciduous and pine trees, it is spectacular in the fall, and a fantastic lake for boating. Explore Lake Bob Sandlin in Detail For more information, news,…

definition of a lake

Defining A Lake

What makes a lake a lake, really? At LakeHub we have featured lakes that are measured in acres, and lakes that are measured in hundreds of thousands of square miles. But they’re both lakes – how can that be? What Defines A Lake? The simplest definition of a lake as this: a large body of…

Lake Marion

Spotlight on Lake Marion

Lake Marion is the 3rd largest lake in South Carolina, and it is part of a chain of lakes that you can explore from one to the next by boat, all the way from the ocean. There are over 300 miles of natural shoreline, and so many coves and islands to explore. There is hunting…

Downsides of living on a lake

Downsides of Living by a Lake

Living the lake life offers wonderful opportunities that allow its residents to escape from so many hassles encountered when living in the city or a town. There are a myriad of psychological research studies that found living in “blue” or “green” spaces are good for mental health. Lake life is pretty darn excellent at the…

Lake Fork

Spotlight on Lake Fork

Lake Fork is absolutely legendary in the bass fishing world. Every year, Lake Fork routinely is responsible for the majority of the biggest largemouth bass that have been recorded in the state of Texas. Host to tournaments every single week all year round – including Bassmaster tournaments at the highest level – it has some…

largest lake in the world

The Largest Lake In The World

Lakes have been used for thousands of years for travel, commerce, and in recent centuries for recreation. From commercial fishing to shipping, modern industry and power generation, lakes large and small have benefitted us the world over. The largest lakes take on a life of their own, creating an ocean-like atmosphere with large sustainable fisheries…