Wilson Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
507.00 FEET
11/6/2016
Full Pool: 507.9
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Jason Aldean on ‘Any Ol’ Barstool’: ‘It Brings Me Back to My Country Roots’

Radio.com

Date: 12/7/2016 4:36:00 PM

He was quick to point out his big country-rock inspiration. “For me, it was Alabama, they were the guys who had the southern rock vibe, like ‘Tennessee River’ and ‘Mountain Music,’ these big fun party songs. Then they could turn around and do

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Outdoor Knoxville Events Calendar, Dec. 9-18

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 12/7/2016 3:02:00 PM

2:00 pm at Ned McWherter Dock at Riverside Landing Park Join us for a nice paddle down the Tennessee River to get away from the stress of holiday season! We will be meeting at the Ned WcWherter put in and paddling down to the Neyland Drive boat ramp (next

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UPDATE: City, County try to clawback $13 million in Alstom tax breaks

WRCB 3 Chattanooga

Date: 12/6/2016 12:53:00 PM

The power company's three Chattanooga plants, which occupy a lot of riverfront property along the Tennessee River, are set to close at the end of 2016. Alstom arrived in Chattanooga in 2007 with great anticipation, marked by a $200 million investment and

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Dickson suspect in charity jar theft steals truck in 2-county chase

The Tennessean

Date: 12/6/2016 10:28:00 AM

Dickson suspect in charity jar theft steals truck in 2-county chase The Dickson man who stole a donation jar containing more than $2,000 for a fire victim’s family has led authorities on a two-county chase west across the Tennessee River and is still

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10 Tips for Buying a Home in a Gated Community

USNews

Date: 12/6/2016 8:03:00 AM

The Florence metro area, which includes the city of Muscle Shoals, is located along the Tennessee River. Older homeowners have median housing costs that total $912 per month. Housing expenses fall to $344 monthly among retirees with paid-off homes

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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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