Lake Wedowee


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Full Pool: 793.0
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Dry conditions affecting summer lake levels

Alabama Power

Date: 6/27/2016

Despite an extremely wet winter season, the dry conditions that developed this spring have reduced the flows in rivers and streams that feed Alabama Power’s reservoirs. Summer heat and evaporation are also contributing to the reduced flows. In response to these conditions, Alabama Power has minimized water

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Sheriff's rodeo coming July 1-2

The Randolph Leader

Date: 6/22/2016 8:28:00 AM

The 13th annual Randolph County Sheriff's PCA Rodeo will be Friday and Saturday, July 1-2, at 7:30 p.m. on U.S. 431, just north of Wedowee Building Supplies. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance at Randolph County Sheriff's

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Kayaks key to river rescue team

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 6/20/2016 7:34:00 AM

A few weeks ago a group of college students decided late on Saturday afternoon to float down the Tallapoosa River on tubes. The group didn’t put into the water at the landing near Horseshoe Bend Military Park until just before 5 p.m., planning to make it

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Day 11: Prosecution challenges Hubbard’s testimony


Date: 6/9/2016 9:06:00 AM

Hart also asked Hubbard about his properties in Auburn, Lake Wedowee, Loachapoka and Florida. The prosecution is also trying to point out problems they see with Hubbard’s testimony to the defense. They say he contracted statements he made in 2014 and

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Catawba worms bring out the red in your neck

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 6/6/2016 7:53:00 AM

“Cat-tal-pah.” Or some such nonsense. Anyway, I shot some photos of a Catawba tree in bloom hanging over the Tallapoosa River Friday morning when I was kayaking from Horseshoe Bend to Jaybird Creek. Most of my Catawba tree experience has obviously been

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• River: Tallapoosa River
• Length: 271 Miles
• Surface Area: 10,660 Acres
• Volume: 425,700 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 1,453 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 40 Feet
• Length: 24 Miles
The lake was created by the flooding of the plains behind the Harris Dam, which began construction on November 1, 1974. The last part of construction of the dam ended on April 20, 1983.

There are many recreational attractions on Lake Wedowee such as boating, swimming, fishing and camping. Fishing brings the most attraction to the lake. It is known to be one of the finest lakes in the Southeast because the quality of the water and it’s sizeable bass population. There are many different species of fish in the lake that include crappie, largemouth bass, spotted bass, striped bass, hybrid striper, channel catfish, and flathead catfish.
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