Smith Lake


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509.93 FEET
Full Pool: 510.0
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National Window Film Day

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Date: 4/30/2016

National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit

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Dog who went missing ten years ago is to be reunited with his owner after being found 250 miles away - but he will need cancer surgery first

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Date: 4/29/2016 5:49:00 PM

A dog who went missing ten years ago in Cullman, Alabama, has been found alive more than 200 miles away. Charlie, a brown and white pointer, was just one year old when he disappeared in 2006. Days without him turned into years, and his owner Tracy Dove

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Pro's Quick Tip: How Davis Makes The Flick Shake Fun


Date: 4/26/2016 6:30:00 AM

It’s a tactic he’s employed in tournament situations and on guide trips at Lake Guntersville and Smith Lake. Davis, who spends most of his non-tournament days guiding at Guntersville, realized that the spotted and largemouth bass that he targets

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UAB Softball Readies for Midweek Tilt


Date: 4/25/2016 1:53:00 PM

Junior Cara Goodwin earned two wins in UAB’s series sweep over UTEP to improve her overall season record to 12-7. The Cullman, Alabama, native has tossed 11 complete games and one shutout over 134.0 innings for a team-best 3.55 ERA. Goodwin has recorded

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Rare opportunity to purchase affordable, dockable waterfront property: Beautiful Turkey Bend on Smith Lake

Date: 4/24/2016 4:51:00 AM

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• River: Black Warrior River
• Length: 500 Miles
• Surface Area: 21,200 Acres
• Volume: 1,670,700 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 944 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 66 Feet
• Length: 35 Miles
Lewis Smith Lake (or Smith Lake) is located in North-Central Alabama about 20 miles northwest of Birmingham in state of Alabama (U.S.) counties of Cullman, Walker and Winston. The 300-foot high dam, completed in 1961 by Alabama Power Company, impounds the Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River to form the lake. Smith Lake has a surface area of 21,200 acres, 500 miles of shoreline, a watershed area of 944 square miles, a retention time of 435 days, and a maximum depth of 264 feet. The western side of the lake's watershed is crowned by the 180,000-acre Bankhead National Forest, which blankets the deeply dissected southern edge of the Cumberland Plateau. The Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River, Alabama's only Wild and Scenic River, flows through the Bankhead National Forest. The Sipsey Wilderness, Land of a Thousand Waterfalls, lies within the Bankhead National Forest and is home to Alabama's largest tree, a tulip poplar with a 21-foot circumference at its base.
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