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  • Our State Magazine – July 30, 2018
    Nessie’s North Carolina Cousin
    Read the article here.


  • Huntersville Herald – September 28, 2017
    The search for Lake Norman’s monster to hit Japanese TVs
    Read the article here.


  • Charlotte Observer – September 30, 2017
    A Japanese TV show crew tried to capture NC’s Lake Norman Monster
    Read the article here.


  • Charlotte Observer – July 16, 2017
    Another clue emerges on Lake Norman ‘monster’ with report of ‘enormous fish’
    Read the article here.


  • Fox News – July 13, 2017
    Loch Ness Monster redux? ‘Dinosaur-like-creature’ reportedly spotted in North Carolina lake
    Read the article here.


  • Cryptozoology News – July 10, 2017
    Multiple People Spot ‘Dinosaur’ in North Carolina
    Read the article here.


  • “All Things Considered” on WFAE – November 29, 2013
    Interview with editor about the film crew visiting earlier in the month.
    Read the article here.
    Listen to the MP3 of the interview here.


  • Atlas Obscura – November 22, 2013
    Featured in their Map of Lake Monsters of America.
    Read the article here.


  • Mooresville Tribune – November, 2013
    “Monster Mythology: Canadian film crew investigating our Normie”
    TV Series titled BOOGEYMEN to air Spring/Summer 2014
    Read the article here.


  • Lake Norman Magazine – June, 2011
    “Lake Norman Normie Sightseeing Tours”
    Read the article here.


  • Charlotte Observer – May, 2011
    “Children spot friendly Lake Norman monster”
    Read the article here.


  • Lake Norman Citizen – October, 2010
    “Fellow Citizen” Article
    Read the article here.


  • Charlotte Observer – August, 2008
    “Piranhas, snakeheads, a monster … Is Lake Norman safe?”
    Read the article here.


  • “Normie” featured in the headlines of the July 8, 2010 Lake Norman Navigator.
    “Normie: LKN’s ‘Monster'”


  • “Normie” featured in the April 2010 issue of The Baby Boomer News.
    Read the article here.


  • MI-Connection (Mooresville Cable TV) Public Access Channel interview with Capt. Gus Gustafson and website admin Matt Myers.
    Watch the video here.


  • The Charlotte Observer
    Featured in “Legend of ‘Normie’ is rearing its head again”


  • Fishing With Gus – Normie the Lake Monster


  • “Wildlife in North Carolina” magazine (NC Wildlife Resources Commission)
    Mentioned in the February 2010 issue in the article “Mystery Beasts of the Carolina Wood” written by Jay Barnes and illustrated by Tim Lee.
    Read an excerpt from the article here.


  • Capt. Gus Gustafson interviewed about the history of the Lake Norman Monster.
    Listen to the interview here.


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  • WRAL TV, Raleigh NC
    Watch the video here.



  • Mecklenburg Neighbors
    Article published July, 2008


  • Fishin’ With Gus


  • Boots N All Travel Network
    Read the article here.


  • McDowell News
    Article published January, 2008.


  • Lake Norman Magazine


  • Mini-Documentary filmed with Capt. Gus
    Watch the video here.



  • The Charlotte Observer
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  • Lake Norman Times
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  • Mooresville Tribune
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  • Lincoln Times-News
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  • Statesville Record & Landmark
    Read the article here.


  • WBTV Morning Show — CBS Channel 3, Charlotte


  • WCNC Morning Show — NBC Channel 6, Charlotte


  • WRAL — CBS Channel 5, Raleigh


  • The Sander Walker in the Morning Show — WSSS Star 104.7 FM, Charlotte


  • WFAE 90.7 FM — Charlotte’s NPR News Source


  • Lite102.9 Morning Show — WLYT 102.9 FM, Charlotte



  • Webguide — Web site for the SciFi Channel


  • MYSTERIOUS WORLD — Featured in the Quarterly Journal to
    Mysterious Destinations around the world.


  • — Swedish Cryptozoology Web site


  • — The Guide to the Paranormal


  • L.E.M.U.R. — The League of Energy Materialization and Unexplained phenomena Research lead an expedition to Lake Norman on April 12, 2003 with a cryptozoologist and production company in an attempt to capture “Normie” The Lake Norman Monster on film.

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