Cherokee Lake

TENNESSEE


Lake Level
1,062.70 FEET
7/27/2016
Full Pool: 1,073.0
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Fishermen save Cherokee Lake swimmer from nearly drowning

Johnson City Press

Date: 7/20/2016 1:21:00 PM

MOORESBURG — A swimmer who became fatigued and slipped underwater was rescued by fishermen in Cherokee Lake Sunday afternoon, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency. TWRA spokesman Matthew Cameron said officers did not complete a report on

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Outdoor Knoxville Event Calendar: July 21-July 31

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 7/19/2016 3:11:00 PM

Only half marathon participants earn series points. Nestled around a finger of Cherokee Lake, Panther Creek State Park presents a rural playground for mountain bikers and trail runners alike. Winding through the State Park, participants will encounter

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First results of marina inspections posted

Claiborne Progress

Date: 7/16/2016 1:06:00 PM

The bill was named after Noah Dean Winstead, 10, and Nate Lynam, 11, who died tragically on July 4, 2012 after being electrocuted while swimming at the Cherokee Lake marina. The Noah Dean and Nate Act requires that all public marinas and docks must be

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Prevent electric shock drownings

smithmountaineagle.com

Date: 7/11/2016 9:12:00 AM

Both children were pronounced dead after being transported to a nearby hospital. Just two hours later, in Tennessee, a 10-year-old boy died in Cherokee Lake in a similar manner, and according to press reports, seven other swimmers were injured near where

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Wind capsizes boat on Cherokee lake, occupants okay

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Date: 7/7/2016 1:45:00 PM

High winds preceding a thunderstorm flipped a pontoon boat occupied by two people on Cherokee Lake Monday evening, officers with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency report. Both victims were able to swim out from under the boat without injury and were

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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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