Yates Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
343.33 FEET
5/24/2018
Full Pool: 344.0
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Time for post spawn bassing on Alabama lakes

al.com

Date: 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

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Moss Rock Preserve and Shades Creek Greenway added to the Alabama Birding Trails

Bham Now

Date: 3/28/2018 6:20:00 AM

and the Yates Lake Forever Wild Tract, near Tallassee. The new additions bring the total number of birding trail locations in the state to 280 in 65 counties. Over 430 bird species have been documented in Alabama, from Bald Eagles to Painted Buntings

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Drought precautions taken on three Alabama Power lakes - Press Release

Alabama Power

Date: 1/24/2018

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

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Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

National Weather Service

Date: 11/16/2017

Water Resources Outlook (November

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Water Resources Outlook (October 2017)

National Weather Service

Date: 10/24/2017

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• River: Tallapoosa River
• Length: 40 Miles
• Surface Area: 1,980 Acres
• Volume: 53,862 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 3,250 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 27 Feet
• Length: 8 Miles
Yates and Thurlow Reservoirs are located in east central Alabama about 30 miles northeast of Montgomery. These are small reservoirs, relative to other Alabama Power Company impoundments. Yates Reservoir covers 1,980-acres and is located immediately downstream from the much larger Lake Martin. Just downstream from Yates Reservoir is the 585-acre Thurlow Reservoir. Below Thurlow Dam, the Tallapoosa River is free flowing to its confluence with the Coosa River to form the Alabama River.
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