Wilson Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
504.73 FEET
3/7/2018
Full Pool: 507.9
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Boater’s body recovered from Tennessee River near Pickwick Dam

Local 24 News

Date: 7/19/2019 1:16:00 AM

UPDATE 12:30 p.m.: The body of 56-year-old Jeffery Dilworth was recovered around 10 a.m. Thursday morning. Officers with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency continue to investigate the boating

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Mississippi boater's body recovered from Tennessee River, TWRA says

10 News

Date: 7/18/2019 2:57:00 PM

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — The body of a 56-year-old man from Mississippi was recovered from the Tennessee River around 10 a.m. Thursday, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said. Officers with TWRA

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Boater’s body recovered from Tennessee River

WKRN

Date: 7/18/2019 10:51:00 AM

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said a missing boater’s body was recovered from the Tennessee River Wednesday morning. Jeffery Dilworth was fishing alone in a

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Body of missing boater recovered from Tennessee River

WSMV

Date: 7/18/2019 10:45:00 AM

HARDIN COUNTY, TN (WSMV) - The body of a missing boater was recovered Thursday from the Tennessee River near Pickwick Dam. Jeffery Dilworth, 56, from Rienzi, Mississippi was found around 10 a.m. He

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Search underway on the Tennessee River after man’s boat reportedly capsized

WKRN

Date: 7/17/2019 3:55:00 PM

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency confirms a search is on-going for a missing boater in Hardin County near Pickwick Dam. Officials believe only one person was in 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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