Wheeler Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
555.90 FEET
4/25/2015
Full Pool: 556.3
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Beaver Lake newcomer wins $20,000 co-angler prize

NWA Online

Date: 4/25/2015 12:39:00 AM

He said he's been a bass angler since age 6, and that he has a lifetime of experience catching smallmouths on the Tennessee River near his home. Smallmouth fishing there, he said, is nothing like smallmouth fishing in Beaver Lake. "We catch a lot big

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Old Country Store & Restaurant celebrating 50 years

The Jackson Sun

Date: 4/24/2015 10:11:00 PM

With a home on the Tennessee River, C.J. VanVleet and wife Judy of Southaven, Miss., have made it a tradition to stop at the Old Country Store & Restaurant at Casey Jones Village. "We've stopped in on our way home since 1998," C.J. said." We have to browse

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Chattanooga: Fun metropolis known for outdoor activities, natural beauty

San Antonio Express-News

Date: 4/24/2015 10:03:00 PM

Overlooking the Tennessee River, the structures are a 1904 classical revival mansion, a French Brutalist building added in 1975 and the latest modern structure designed by Randall Paul Stout in 2005. Once inside, you will see art spanning from the Colonial

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Historic Christenberry property sold to local couple

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 4/24/2015 3:13:00 PM

The future of the century-old house at 3222 Kingston Pike remains unclear. The house is on the streetside of almost five acres overlooking the Tennessee River. The $835,000 sale, which closed Friday, pre-empts an estate auction that was scheduled for today

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Castle Rock Bash Set For April 30

Chattanoogan

Date: 4/24/2015 12:49:00 PM

The Tennessee River Gorge Trust, The Land Trust for Tennessee and other conservation partners will celebrate the preservation of 30 acres of the Castle Rock climbing area with the ‘Castle Rock Bash’ at the Crash Pad on Thursday from 6-9 p.m. Smooth

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 899 Miles
• Surface Area: 67,100 Acres
• Volume: 1,050,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 29,590 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 16 Feet
• Length: 74 Miles
Wheeler Lake is the second-largest lake on the Tennessee River in Northern Alabama, second only to Guntersville Lake, its immediate upstream neighbor. Wheeler Lake is also bordered by Wilson Lake on its downstream side. The lake was constructed by the Tennessee Valley Authority just prior to World War II as a means of hydroelectric generation and flood control, as well as to facilitate navigation along the Tennessee River. Today the lake is mostly popular for recreation purposes and barge traffic. The name of this impoundment comes from Civil War general Joseph 'Fightin' Joe Wheeler, who frequented the area during the war and later returned to the area to live.
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