Wilson Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
504.73 FEET
3/7/2018
Full Pool: 507.9
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Chattanooga's Riverwalk turns 30: Tennessee Riverpark trail system continues expansion through third decade

Times Free Press

Date: 10/20/2019 6:37:00 PM

Thirty years ago, before there was the Tennessee Aquarium, before the Walnut Street bridge reopened, before Ross's Landing or Coolidge Park or the iconic West Wing of the Hunter Museum of Art, a small

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Man killed in canoeing accident on Tennessee River

Tuscaloosa News

Date: 10/19/2019 7:42:00 PM

SCOTTSBORO — Authorities say a Tennessee man died when his canoe capsized on an Alabama river. News outlets report that the accident occurred Friday evening near Scottsboro on the Tennessee River. The

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Man killed in canoeing accident on Tennessee River

Houston Chronicle

Date: 10/19/2019 3:24:00 PM

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee man died when his canoe capsized on an Alabama river. News outlets report that the accident occurred Friday evening near Scottsboro on the Tennessee

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Alabama environmental chief gets positive review, despite public concerns

al.com

Date: 10/18/2019 1:25:00 PM

The Alabama Environmental Management Commission gave a mostly positive performance evaluation to ADEM Director Lance LeFleur, despite public criticism of the department’s handling of high profile

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Owners of Chattanooga's Alstom site seek rezoning for 75% of 115-acre riverfront property

Times Free Press

Date: 10/17/2019 5:36:00 PM

The owners of the huge Alstom site in Chattanooga are pre-leasing space for a planned 8-story office building off East Main Street, which they're looking to extend to the Tennessee River. The

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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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