Longtime fisherman to be honored at Lake Fayetteville

Posted: November 6, 2017 at 1 a.m.

L.D. “Abby” Abbiatti of Fayetteville fishes on a cloud of steam rising off of Lake Fayetteville on Oct. 9, 2000. Abbiatti, who passed away in August, will have the boat ramp at the lake named after him.

FAYETTEVILLE -- Anyone who's gone to Lake Fayetteville for the last 50 years probably saw L.D. "Abby" Abbiatti out on his boat. Or at least he saw them.

The meeting

The Fayetteville City Council will formally name the boat ramp at Lake Fayetteville after L.D. “Abby” Abbiatti.

When: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Room 219, City Hall, 113 W. Mountain St.

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