Cherokee Lake


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1,051.42 FEET
Full Pool: 1,073.0
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Cherokee Lake construction set to start

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Date: 12/23/2017 11:17:00 AM

THOMASVILLE — Construction is set to begin next month at Cherokee Lake Park. The project, which was started last summer, will include repairs to the spillway dam and a widened trail on the west side, among other repairs and enhancements. The project

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Fishing the Damiki Rig for Winter Bass


Date: 11/30/2017 12:14:00 PM

The unique deepwater, do-nothing rig was thrust onto the bass fishing scene in prime time in an Elite Series bass fishing tournament on Cherokee Lake in February. Guys have been throwing it for years, and surprisingly it had been kept under wraps for the

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Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

National Weather Service

Date: 11/16/2017

Water Resources Outlook (November

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Cherokee Lake project on tap for December

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Date: 11/15/2017 10:12:00 AM

THOMASVILLE — Cherokee Lake is now a lake bed with a grassed bottom and small riverlets running along the ground. A lone, squawking Canada goose stood in the grass Wednesday morning, as a formation of the big birds flew overhead. By spring 2018, things

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Cherokee Lake fall cleanup produces tons of trash

Rogersville Review

Date: 11/15/2017 3:06:00 AM

MOORESBURG — Cherokee Lake Users Association held its Fall Clean Up campaign on Nov. 4, 2017 with the assistance of Carson Newman’s Operation In As Much Project. The volunteer association said that four areas were policed by volunteer clean-up teams

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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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