Cherokee Lake


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1,070.78 FEET
Full Pool: 1,073.0
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TVA lakes expected to reach full pool by Memorial Day

Citizen Tribune

Date: 5/18/2018 8:10:00 AM

TVA officials announced Thursday that Cherokee Lake was expected to meet summer pool depth before Memorial Day. On top of that, a wetter-than usual summer projection means both Cherokee and Douglas lakes should be full through the summer. “The lakes are

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Bethel University Team Retains Lead In Bassmaster College Series Tournament


Date: 5/12/2018 8:08:00 PM

Whatever the method, it’s working. Scroggins and Portch, who compete for Bethel University, maintained their lead in the college tour stop on Cherokee Lake. They caught a five-bass limit of 12 pounds, 5 ounces, that when combined with their total of 17-7

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Bethel Wildcats Take First-Round Lead At Bassmaster College Eastern Tour On Cherokee Lake


Date: 5/11/2018 10:36:00 PM

(May 10, 2018 - JEFFERSON CITY, TN.) While most other college bass fishing teams were pulling 2 1/2-pound bass out of Cherokee Lake today, Cully Scroggins and Nathon Portch were catching 3 1/2-pounders. Scroggins and Portch, members of the Bethel

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State permit holds up Cherokee Lake project

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Date: 5/10/2018 11:44:00 AM

THOMASVILLE — If the improvement project at Cherokee Lake appears to be at a standstill, it is. A state permit is holding up some of the work, Thomasville City Council members said Wednesday. The Covington Avenue lake, a city park and recreation site

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Humbard and Neece Tie at Bass Fishing League Tournament on Cherokee Lake

Date: 5/1/2018 3:23:00 AM

Bass fishing tips, tricks, and tactics. Includes articles, videos, news, and forums for beginning to advanced anglers. The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide Humbard and Neece Tie at Bass Fishing League

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• River: Holston River
• Length: 463 Miles
• Surface Area: 30,200 Acres
• Volume: 1,565,400 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 3,428 Square Miles
• Length: 60 Miles
Water Source - A TVA impoundment of the Holston River constructed in 1943 to provide hydroelectric power, flood control and recreation. Major tributaries include Poor Valley, Ray and German creeks.

Water - Fertile and often stained from muddy runoff, or algae that produces a greenish tint. The thermocline develops in April and is most pronounced during the priod between June and September.

Bottom - Rock, gravel and clay dominate the bottom.

Shoreline - Much of the rolling, hilly land surrounding the lake is developed with homes and farmland. Many rocky bluffs are present around the lake.

Cover - The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has a program for the installation of fish attractors. In additiona, planting black willow and buttonbush is ongoing. Half-log nesting devices have been installed to increase natural reproduction of smallmouth bass.
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