Wilson Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
504.73 FEET
3/7/2018
Full Pool: 507.9
History, Alerts, More...
click here
Wilson Lake News

Waterfowl hunting takes center stage

Franklin County Times

Date: 12/7/2018 4:14:00 AM

For Tennessee Valley Authority’s Natural Resources team, the cold weather signals a great opportunity for waterfowl sportsmen along the Tennessee River and on the utility’s 293,000 acres of public lan

Read More

Glade Spring woman authors children's book on recycling

SWVa Today

Date: 12/4/2018 8:58:00 PM

Carol Doss, executive director of Upper Tennessee River Roundtable, a nonprofit organization with an overall interest in improving water quality in Southwest Virginia, said she hopes her new book, “Pr

Read More

How Philanthropy Is Helping a Once-Dying Tenn. City Find New Life

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Date: 12/4/2018 8:45:00 AM

Thanks to such collaboration, the city today features robust private investment downtown, a scenic walkway along the Tennessee River, and a growing roster of tech start-ups. But the work continues: Lo

Read More

Cold Weather Makes Valley Waterfowl Hunting Red Hot

Chattanoogan.com

Date: 12/3/2018 5:45:00 PM

But for Tennessee Valley Authority’s Natural Resources team, the cold weather signals a great opportunity for waterfowl sportsmen along the Tennessee River and on the utility’s 290,000 acres of public

Read More

Cook: What would Walter Cronkite say about our river?

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Date: 12/1/2018 9:09:00 PM

We wouldn't be Chattanooga without the Tennessee River. The river is our revered and beautiful best-face-forward, the symbolic lifeblood of our economic and cultural emergence. All things run through

Read More

10
1:15:20 PM
UPCOMING EVENTS
12/25/2018 - Christmas
1/1/2019 - New Year's Day
What's New!
 
Favorites
 
Featured Business
PO Box 159
Alexander City, AL 35011
Add your business
Wilson Lake Businesses
Advertisement
Boating / Waterfront
Home / Construction
Shopping
Antiques
Tourism / Recreation
Professional Services
Community

View Sponsor Details | View By Category | Add Your Business Here



• 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.
Wilson Lake Restaurants
Nearby Lakes
22 miles
25 miles
29 miles
35 miles
35 miles
39 miles
40 miles
44 miles

Quick Links
Wilson Lake News
Wilson Lake Photos
Wilson Lake Videos

About Us
Contact Us
Site Map
Search Site
Advertise With Us
   
www.WilsonLake.info
THE WILSON LAKE WEBSITE

Copyright 2018, Lakes Online
Privacy    |    Legal