Mitchell Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
311.49 FEET
5/25/2017
Full Pool: 311.9
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Second Alabama City Files Suit Against Carpet Manufacturers

FloorDaily.net

Date: 5/22/2017 4:11:00 AM

Centre is the second Alabama city to file such a suit, following Gadsden. The two cities sit side by side on the banks of the Coosa River. The suit names the following companies as defendents: 3M Company, Aladdin Manufacturing Corporation,Apricot

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Main Street Wetumpka announces the Tulotoma Snail Trail 'Placemaking' project

WSFA 12

Date: 5/22/2017 3:36:00 AM

The Tulotoma Magnifica, otherwise known as the Tulotoma river snail, is indigenous to the Coosa River that flows through the middle of Wetumpka’s downtown. It's the first and only of its species to ever recover from the brink of extinction due to

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Food Pantry board welcomes community to new location

Wetumpka Herald

Date: 5/19/2017 11:00:00 AM

Board members of the Elmore County Food Pantry held their first open house at its new location off Coosa River Parkway where they gathered to discuss with the public all the details of its services. The organization serves nearly 500 households

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Snail Trail, armory transfer discussed by council

Wetumpka Herald

Date: 5/18/2017 3:47:00 PM

In the action portion of the meeting, the Council voted 4-1 to transfer the old armory property on U.S. 231 to the recently established Coosa River Health Authority for the purposes of providing additional healthcare in the city and community. There was no

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Kayak Bass Fishing makes local tournament stop

Wetumpka Herald

Date: 5/12/2017 3:36:00 PM

The water was warmer this weekend and the fishing was much better on both the Coosa River and Lake Jordan than it was for Wetumpka’s debut on the Kayak Bass Fishing tour in April with the one-on-one Best of the Best battle between kayak fishing titans

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• River: Coosa River
• Length: 147 Miles
• Surface Area: 5,850 Acres
• Volume: 172,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 9,778 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 29 Feet
• Length: 14 Miles
Located just off I-65 and ten miles due east of the city of Clanton in central Alabama, Lake Mitchell is a 5,850-acre impoundment on the Coosa River with 147 miles of shoreline. The Lay Dam tailwater area at the upper end of the lake is a popular recreational area to many anglers with ample bank fishing access. Impounded by Alabama Power in 1922, an abundance of material left behind serves as fish habitat. Lake Mitchell is very fertile and supports high densities of sport fish and forage species. The lake was constructed to provide flood control, and supply hydroelectricity to central Alabama; however, the lake has become very popular for various types of recreation including boating, swimming and fishing.

Public boat ramps, private boat ramps, and several private marinas provide access to Mitchell Lake. Two popular boating access areas include Higgins Ferry on the west side of the lake and Barrett’s Fish Camp (launch fee) to the east, although several private marinas located on the lake also include boat ramps. Topographic maps of Lake Mitchell are available at local marinas and sporting goods stores.
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