Wilson Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
504.73 FEET
3/7/2018
Full Pool: 507.9
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Man’s body found floating in Tennessee River near Florence

al.com

Date: 8/22/2019 7:31:00 PM

A man’s body has been found Thursday night floating in the Tennessee River near Florence, police said. The man, whose body was initially spotted by a fisherman, has not been identified as of Thursday

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LST travels through Shoals

TimesDaily

Date: 8/20/2019 10:21:00 PM

A floating piece of history, the LST-325 made its way along the Tennessee River on its way to Chattanooga, Tennessee, before doubling back and going to Decatur. The LST-325 is the last operating LST

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Reeling in the Fun - Fishing in the Tennessee River Valley

YAHOO!

Date: 8/20/2019 3:40:00 AM

Whether an avid tournament fisherman or just a weekend angler who enjoys getting on the water to relax, the Tennessee River Valley chain of lakes has something for almost everyone. KNOXVILLE, Tenn

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WWII ship takes annual cruise along Tennessee River

WBBJ-TV

Date: 8/19/2019 2:53:00 PM

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — The last fully operational World War II landing ship tank sailed up the Tennessee River Monday. The USS LST-325 was used on D-Day during the invasion of Normandy as well as in

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3IYT: Surfing the Tennessee River

WRCB

Date: 8/19/2019 5:36:00 AM

Adventure Sports Innovation offers a broad spectrum of products in hopes of offering excitement to customer’s level of ability. This past week in Chattanooga, the Channel 3 morning team decided to

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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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