Lake Wedowee

ALABAMA


Lake Level
792.88 FEET
8/9/2020
Full Pool: 793.0
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Water Resources Outlook (July 2020)

NWS

Date: 7/28/2020

Water Resources Outlook (July

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14 of the Biggest Crappies of All Time

MSN

Date: 4/30/2020 8:46:00 PM

It was taken on the sprawling 39,000-acre Lake Martin—a deep, clear, heavily fished reservoir on the Tallapoosa River in central Alabama. Southern Illinois’ Kinkaid Reservoir in Jackson County

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Flesh-Eating Bacteria Victim Aimee Copeland Bravely Walks Onto Katie Couric’s Show

Radar Online

Date: 4/19/2020 5:00:00 PM

As RadarOnline.com previously reported, after falling into the murky Little Tallapoosa River in Georgia from a homemade zip line on May 1, Aimee suffered a deep gash in her calf and despite it

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Water Resources Outlook (April 2020)

NWS

Date: 4/16/2020

Water Resources Outlook (April

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Water Resources Outlook (February 2020)

NWS

Date: 2/26/2020

Water Resources Outlook (February

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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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