Lay Lake


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395.26 FEET
Full Pool: 396.0
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Lay Lake Cleanup Set For April 15-21

USA Patch

Date: 4/9/2018 10:10:00 AM

SHELBY COUNTY, AL - Volunteers will convene April 15 to help clean up Lay Lake, as part of the Renew Our Rivers initiative. Cleanups will take place in several locations during the week. The week will conclude with the community cleanup at Beeswax Park

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Alabama Power schedules dates for drawdowns on four lakes on the Coosa River to begin in September

Alabama Power

Date: 4/5/2018

Alabama Power has set tentative dates this fall for water-level drawdowns on Lay, Mitchell, Jordan/Bouldin and Neely Henry lakes, located on the Coosa River. Drawdowns give residents and contractors better lakebed access for permitted construction projects on the four lakes. The last drawdowns took place in 2013

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Mossy Oak Congratulates Brown & McCaleb on Bassmaster High School Series Win


Date: 4/4/2018 7:26:00 AM

Fishing for the Gardendale Rockets out of Gardendale, Alabama, Brown and McCaleb considered the hosting lake, Lay Lake, their home lake. They were able to enter a final weight of 20 pounds, 8 ounces to take home the championship title. “It’s an honor

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Drawdowns scheduled for Mitchell and Lay lakes

The Clanton Advertiser

Date: 4/2/2018 11:14:00 AM

Lake Mitchell and Lay Lake are two of four lakes that Alabama Power has scheduled for water-level drawdowns in October 2018. The lowering of Lake Mitchell’s water will occur Oct. 2-4 with the refilling process beginning Oct. 16. Lay Lake is next up on

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Jordan Lee makes it two in a row at Bassmaster Classic

The Advocate

Date: 3/18/2018 6:00:00 PM

The budding superstar angler became the first back-to-back Classic winner since Kevin VanDam’s tour de force in the 2010 and 2011 Classic, the first on Alabama’s Lay Lake, then the next KVD’s record-setting near 70-pound haul to win from south

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• River: Coosa River
• Length: 289 Miles
• Surface Area: 12,000 Acres
• Volume: 262,774 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 9,087 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 22 Feet
• Length: 48 Miles
Lay Lake is a 12,000-acre reservoir located thirty-five minutes south of Birmingham off I-65 and fifteen miles south of Columbiana in east-central Alabama. Lay Lake borders St. Clair, Talladega, Shelby, Coosa, and Chilton Counties. The primary uses for this reservoir are hydroelectric generation and recreation. Lay Lake is popular for tournament fishing and boating recreation. Seven public access areas offer bank and boat access to the lake.
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