Lake Tuscaloosa

ALABAMA


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221.33 FEET
12/9/2016
Full Pool: 230.0
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Tips for North Alabama crappie fishing

Al.com

Date: 10/29/2016 11:07:00 PM

The great thing about crappie fishing, says Stallings, is that it's not oversubscribed like bass fishing is on many Alabama lakes--with a bit of persistence and a good depthfinder, just about anybody can find some prime crappie spots on area lakes

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Next 7 Days: Drought Conditions Intensify

Lake News

Date: 10/28/2016

Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a 7-day precipitation forecast. The southeast continental U.S. will remain a high-pressure region and no precipitation is forecasted. The Lake Martin area is currently in D3 - Extreme Drought status. The burn ban in Alabama remains in effect. There

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Application of environmental decision analysis framework to identify potential E.coli sources in Lake Tuscaloosa Watershed, Alabama

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Date: 10/25/2016 12:59:00 AM

1 Application of environmental decision analysis framework to identify potential E.coli sources in Lake Tuscaloosa Watershed, Alabama L. Alfaqih 1,2 *, R. Pitt 1 and D. Hale 2 1 Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Department, University of

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The need for speed--high speed lures find bass fast

Al.com

Date: 10/23/2016

In fact, snatching the lures through weedbeds is one of the favored tactics by expert anglers on North Alabama lakes. All this said, they usually won't catch every fish in the school--after several have been caught on a high-speed lure, the rest are likely

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School bass time on North Alabama lakes

Al.com

Date: 10/15/2016 11:18:00 PM

For those who lack the patience to pursue tournament-winning bass--that is fish that weigh 4 or 5 pound each--the next few weeks provide a pleasant prospect on North Alabama lakes. It's school bass time, the period when the annual shad hatch, tens of

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• River: Black Warrior River
• Length: 177 Miles
• Surface Area: 5,885 Acres
• Volume: 325,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 416 Square Miles
• Length: 15 Miles
Located five miles north of the cities of Tuscaloosa and Northport in west central Alabama, Lake Tuscaloosa is a 5,885-acre water supply reservoir with 177 miles of shoreline. The tailwater area (North River) drains into the Black Warrior River basin and is a popular recreational area to many anglers. When the reservoir was impounded by the City of Tuscaloosa in 1971, little material was left behind to serve as fish habitat. Consequently, biologists suspected that the lake would be clear and infertile with relatively low fish production. This has proved to be the case, and water visibilities near the dam often exceed 20 feet. Upper reaches of the lake near Binion and Turkey Creeks are more fertile, have lower water visibilities, and are generally better areas to fish.

Lake Tuscaloosa was constructed to supply domestic and industrial water for the City of Tuscaloosa. However, the lake has become very popular for various types of recreation including boating, swimming and fishing. There are public and private boat ramps located on the lake, as well as several private marinas. Public launches are located at Binion Creek (State), Rock Quarry and Sharps Landing (Municipal). Detailed maps of Lake Tuscaloosa are available at local marinas and sporting goods stores.


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