Smith Lake News

5/1/2018 4:30:00 PM
Decatur Daily
MOULTON — Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchell said a county crew searched Smith Lake for five hours Saturday afternoon but found no signs of a Moulton woman who has been missing 24 days. Jennifer Marshell White, of Market Street, was last seen about 1 ...

4/30/2018 1:02:00 PM
Pro David Williams of Maiden, North Carolina, brought a 13-pound, 13-ounce, limit of bass to the weigh-in stage Sunday to win the FLW Tour at Lewis Smith Lake presented by T-H Marine with a four-day cumulative total of 20 bass weighing 64 pounds, 9 ounces.

4/29/2018 1:42:00 PM
The search for a woman missing since April 8 has now moved to the Smith Lake area, according to WHNT. Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchell told the station rescue crews are coming the area looking for Jennifer Marshell White, the wife of Moulton City ...

4/28/2018 10:26:00 AM
Weather Underground
Above: Craig Mann of Cullman, Alabama, displays the hailstone he collected in nearby Walter on March 19, 2018, that measured over 5” in diameter (officially 5.38”), thus entering the record books as the largest hailstone ever collected in Alabama history.

4/28/2018 7:57:00 AM
Pro David Williams of Maiden, North Carolina, caught five bass Friday weighing 15 pounds, 5 ounces, to extend his lead at the FLW Tour at Lewis Smith Lake presented by T-H Marine. Williams' two-day total of 10 bass weighing 34 pounds even gives him a 3 ...

4/26/2018 3:15:00 PM
Jake Burkey took his blue 1985 K-5 Blazer named Babe on the show. Jake owns Busted Knuckle Off-road, which used to operate out of Augusta, but he recently moved to Cullman, Alabama. He says the off-roading community in the CSRA is very close. "Augusta ...

4/25/2018 3:24:00 PM
WINSTON COUNTY, Ala. -- It's been two years since 15-year-old Carmen Elizabeth Johnson drowned at Smith Lake. Johnson was with her family when they say she was electrocuted in the water while swimming near a boat dock. In an effort to keep other families ...

4/24/2018 11:42:00 PM
With no more nights forecast to drop into the 30's and 40's, it's likely that fishing on North Alabama lakes will revert to the usual late spring patterns, with many bass already spawned out but still aggressively patrolling the shallows to guard their ...

4/20/2018 7:08:00 AM
CULLMAN — The Smith Lake Park Boat Landing has reopened. The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) has recently reopened the public boat landing after completing some renovations. Smith Lake in Cullman County can be accessed free of ...

4/18/2018 12:35:00 PM
Originally from Cullman, Alabama, Matt Lee started fishing at a young age with his brother, 2-Time Bassmaster Classic Champion, Jordan Lee. During his Junior year at Auburn he won the College BASS College Bracket which jumpstarted his career and allowed ...

4/10/2018 3:17:00 AM
Bass fishing tips, tricks, and tactics. Includes articles, videos, news, and forums for beginning to advanced anglers. The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide Summerlin Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lewis ...

4/5/2018 11:15:00 AM
Cullman County Parks and Recreation Director Doug Davenport was excited to see the project come to fruition and start serving the community. Several factors delayed the project over the last few months, but they were able to complete the project in a ...

Alabama Power
What: The annual Renew Our Rivers Lay Lake cleanup at the Gaston Steam Plant is Saturday, April 7. Volunteers should report at 7 a.m. to Richey’s Resort at the steam plant on Highway 25. Local coordinators will have signs to direct traffic. Volunteers should wear long pants, boots and a long-sleeved shirt. Minors…

3/19/2018 10:28:00 PM
Tennis ball to baseball-size hail was also produced by a severe thunderstorm that rumbled through Good Hope and Cullman, Alabama, early Monday evening. Major hail damage to vehicles and their windshields was observed across this area."

3/15/2018 1:53:00 PM
109(2)(d). Counties: Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Coffee, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington, Crenshaw, Cullman (except north of Lewis Smith Lake and north of ...

2/20/2018 3:29:19 PM
NewsWest 9
With the warmer weather many of you may already be thinking about the lake trips you will take this summer. Smith Lake Park in Cullman County is already remodeling the boat ramp at the park to try and make it easier for you this summer. "Before we did ...

Alabama Power
Dry conditions this winter, which are forecasted to continue over the next few months, have affected streams that feed Alabama Power reservoirs. To help Alabama Power lakes reach summer levels later this year, the company sought and received approval from the Army Corps of Engineers to temporarily store water at higher…

12/19/2017 11:08:00 PM
Smith Lake was again 2nd overall--a fairly odd conclusion considering the Smith produces mostly spotted bass that are hard to catch and don't get nearly as big as largemouths. Guntersville showed improvements in four of five quality indicators in 2016 ...

12/18/2017 7:57:00 PM
Cullman Times
You’ve probably seen some of his breathtaking views above Smith Lake or the raucous crowds at the Rock the South country music festival at Heritage Park. And with the Cullman City Council’s approval Monday of a contract with local drone photographer ...

11/16/2017 3:57:00 PM
Alabama Department of Commerce
“We know that they will be a successful part of our future moving forward,” he said. CULLMAN, Alabama – Royal Technologies Corp. today announced a $14 million expansion of its Cullman manufacturing operation, a project that will create ...

National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/3/2017 2:04:00 PM
For many, Cullman, Alabama is a great place to fill-up the tank and grab a snack before they hop back on I-65 towards bigger cities like Birmingham or Nashville. But beyond that Marathon station across from the Cracker Barrel is a hidden, historic downtown ...

11/3/2017 8:20:07 AM
Southern Living on
For many, Cullman, Alabama is a great place to fill-up the tank and grab a snack before they hop back on I-65 towards bigger cities like Birmingham or Nashville. But beyond that Marathon station across from the Cracker Barrel is a hidden, historic downtown ...

11/2/2017 5:06:00 PM
CBS 42
CULLMAN, Ala. (WIAT) – The Cullman County coroner has now identified the woman who died after falling from a bluff at Catalina Point on Smith Lake. Faye Swindoll was a retired employee of Cullman City Schools. According to Kim Hall, principal of ...

10/31/2017 5:08:00 AM
They are both from Cullman, Alabama. A search of the vehicle turned up a counterfeiting printer, paper, ink and a computer. Officers say they also found $1,800 in counterfeits 20 and 100 dollar bills on Glass, and some meth. Both face charges of possession ...

10/26/2017 11:28:00 AM
Alabama Department of Commerce
CULLMAN, Alabama – Royal Technologies Corp. today announced a $14 million expansion of its Cullman manufacturing operation, a project that will create 25 jobs. The company produces polymer products, primarily plastic and foam, for the automotive ...

National Weather Service

10/11/2017 11:39:00 AM
Alabama Department of Commerce
CULLMAN, Alabama – Site Selection magazine placed Alabama among the top states in a new measure of economic development success, while Cullman... Alabama may be small in size, but its ability to accommodate businesses seeking success is vast. See why ...

9/26/2017 11:11:00 PM
Many top pro bass anglers will be fishing Lewis Smith Lake northeast of Jasper this weekend as the Bassmaster Open comes to town. The lake, the clearest large impoundment in Alabama, has historically had a reputation as a lake disliked by the pros because ...

9/26/2017 8:53:00 PM
Daily Mountain Eagle Online
Close to $1 million is expected to flow into Jasper and Walker County this week thanks to a popular fishing tournament on Lewis Smith Lake. The Bass Pro … This item is available in full to subscribers.

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

Donna Pate
With roots in rural Alabama, Perry Austin has a passion for the landscape both as a painter and a fisherman. Beginning art at the age of 13. Perry began formal training in the aerospace industry as a technical illustrator and worked for companies from California to Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL. After…

9/16/2017 7:32:00 AM
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8/17/2017 10:01:00 AM
Ogle County News
Photo by Zach Arbogast Dennis Grove's 1948 Chevy Pickup Truck, "Pop's Moonshine Delivery," was a popular attraction all the way from Cullman, Alabama. Photo by Zach Arbogast Perfect skies and mild temperatures made for a great day at the Polo Chamber of ...

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

Alabama Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries
With the late spring and early summer months comes an increased number of bear sightings. This time of year bears begin to travel in search of mates or to find a new home after leaving their mother. More often these bears are just passing through and are not likely to stick around or be seen again. However, some bears may…

7/31/2017 8:02:00 PM
Cullman Times
The Cullman County Board of Education discussed the possibilities for its Section 16 land at Smith Lake Monday as new alcohol sales and a proposal to build a road and boat launch potentially increase its value. The school board tossed around ideas for the ...

7/28/2017 2:03:00 PM
Cullman Times
Newly legal alcohol sales may be bringing money to Smith Lake, but dry Cullman County isn’t getting any more local tax revenue from it or regulating its first licensed on-premises restaurant. The Cullman County Commission contends it doesn’t have the ...

7/23/2017 5:44:00 AM
Fayetteville Observer
The trip makes for a long day, with the group leaving the Outdoor Recreation office at Smith Lake Recreation Area at 4 a.m. and returning at 11 p.m. The cost is $149 per person per trip, which includes transportation and fishing gear. The trips are open to ...

7/17/2017 6:39:00 PM
Cullman Times
Approved second reading of Ordinance No. 2017 - 19 to annex the property located at 48 County Road 497 owned by Virgena Thornton into the city limits of Cullman, Alabama as R-1 Residential District. It received a favorable recommendation from the Cullman ...

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