Wilson Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
504.73 FEET
3/7/2018
Full Pool: 507.9
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Why Our Hunting Editor, a 6.5 Creedmoor Hater, Finally Caved and Bought a New Rifle

Field and Stream on MSN.com

Date: 12/6/2019 6:52:58 AM

My buddy Miles is a Colorado guide, and we’ve been hunting together for a decade. Good friends have rituals, and for the last bunch of years, come nightfall in hunting camp—whether that’s on the banks

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Federal Utility Fined $145K for Inaccurate Nuke Plant Info

U.S. News & World Report

Date: 12/3/2019 12:13:00 PM

Federal Utility Fined $145K for Inaccurate Nuke Plant Info FILE - In this April 29, 2015 file photo, a boat travels on the Tennessee River near the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant near Spring City, Tenn

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Muscle Shoals Police investigating body found in Tennessee River in Muscle Shoals

WHNT

Date: 12/1/2019 4:33:00 PM

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – Muscle Shoals Police are investigating a body found in the Tennessee River near Singing River Bridge in Muscle Shoals. Colbert County Coroner Justin Gasque said his office was

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Body found in Tennessee River; Muscle Shoals Police handling investigation

WAFF

Date: 12/1/2019 2:50:00 PM

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WAFF) - Sources confirm to WAFF-48 News that a body was found at the south side of the Singing River Bridge. We know crews were called to the scene this afternoon after a

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Vacant home catches fire in Lawrence Co.

WKRN

Date: 12/1/2019 4:43:00 AM

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN)– A vacant home is being called a total loss after a fire. According to Tennessee River Valley News, at least four different crews responded just before 11 p.m. Saturday

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 150 Miles
• Surface Area: 15,930 Acres
• Volume: 641,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 30,750 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 40 Feet
• Length: 16 Miles
An impoundment of the Tennessee River, Wilson Lake was formed by the creation of Wilson Dam, which separates Wilson Lake from its downstream neighbor, Pickwick Lake. Wilson Lake features healthy populations of numerous game fish, including largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and crappie.

Visitors to Wilson Lake are able to enjoy the benefits of angling, recreational boating and the natural beauty of bordering wildlife refuges. All of these features attract numerous visitors to the lake. In addition, the fishery draws numerous fishing tournaments to these waters. Both local and national events are held on Wilson Lake on a regular basis.

Size and Depth - 15,930 acres with a maximum depth of 90 feet. The lake is approximately 18 miles long. Full pool elevation is 508 feet.

Water Source - An impoundment of the Tennessee River, Wilson Lake was formed by the creation of the Wilson Dam. In addition to the Tennessee River, several small feeder creeks, tributaries and rain runoff add additional inflows to the lake.

Shoreline - 154 miles of mostly developed shoreline are found around the lake. Occasional areas of rock bluffs and wooded regions are also present.

Bottom - Primarily a mixture of mud, silt, rock and sand. The main river channel is characterized by bedrock and mud. Backwater and tailrace areas contain silt, sand and muck.

Water - Wilson Lake is moderately fertile throughout. Visible clarity varies from 18 inches to 4 feet depending on current and recent rainfall.

Cover - Vegetation is sparse throughout the lake. The few areas that provide cover are marked mostly by emergent species such as water willow. Very little submergent vegetation exists.
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