Wilson Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
507.01 FEET
10/18/2017
Full Pool: 507.9
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Scott Davis: Knockout in Knoxville

Southcarolina

Date: 10/16/2017 6:36:00 PM

I can’t breathe. It’s unclear whether I’m actually alive right now. South Carolina 15, Tennessee 9, in Knoxville, on the banks of the Tennessee River. With the Vol offense on the 2-yard line and threatening to win the football game as time expired

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A Riverside Graduation: Students Release 1st Class Of Lake Sturgeon Raised At Tennessee Aquarium’s New Science Center

Chattanoogan

Date: 10/16/2017 8:00:00 AM

In October 2016, the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute opened a brand new freshwater science center on the banks of the Tennessee River. On Monday, conservationists celebrated a major milestone in reintroducing the first Lake Sturgeon raised at the

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Tiny Jewels of the Air -- Natchez Trace Pkwy nr Tennessee River, Lauderdale Co. AL

waymarking.com

Date: 10/15/2017 11:00:00 PM

This flora and fauna information sign about local hummingbirds is located at a pull-out along the Natchez Trace Parkway north of the Tennessee River in Lauderdale County AL. Take a photo of yourself (and others) at the waymark and feel free to share any

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Experience the Tennessee River Gorge with the Tennessee Aquarium’s fall color cruises

Nooga

Date: 10/15/2017 5:16:00 AM

If you’ve taken a ride aboard the River Gorge Explorer deep into the Tennessee River Gorge, you’re aware of the stunning perspective it offers on the area’s striking geography and abundant wildlife. And later this month, fall foliage coating the

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Experience the Tennessee River Gorge with the Tennessee Aquarium’s fall color cruises

Nooga

Date: 10/15/2017 1:00:00 AM

If you’ve taken a ride aboard the River Gorge Explorer deep into the Tennessee River Gorge, you’re aware of the stunning perspective it offers on the area’s striking geography and abundant wildlife. And later this month, fall foliage coating the

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11/23/2017 - Thanksgiving
12/25/2017 - Christmas
1/1/2018 - New Year's Day
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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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