Lay Lake


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396.13 FEET
Full Pool: 396.0
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Veteran of the Week: Ackley served in Red Horse in Vietnam

Shelby County Reporter

Date: 4/20/2015 2:57:00 PM

Ackley has retired after working 35 years with AT&T, volunteer fire chief and EMT. He and wife Linda live on Lay Lake in Shelby Shores

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Connell closes out Alabama River win


Date: 4/18/2015 6:18:00 PM

The Coosa River spotted bass pounced his spinnerbait. Not one to get stuck on a single lure, Connell showed the bass a wide variety of baits. His most productive lures were a 3/4-ounce chartreuse Strike King spinnerbait sporting tandem chartreuse willow

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Wetumpka's Craterfest to feature live music, fun run

Montgomery Advertiser

Date: 4/16/2015 5:34:00 PM

"We will only stop if there is severe weather." Logan Mize will headline the musical entertainment, also taking place at Gold Star Park, with additional music from Dean Alexander, Caitlyn Smith, Coosa River Road and more. There will be many vendors

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Thousands expected for annual festival

Wetumpka Herald

Date: 4/15/2015 8:43:00 AM

He has opened for multiple headlining acts. Support acts will include Dean Alexander, Caitlyn Smith, Coosa River Road Band and Shades of Gray. The Kidzone will feature pony rides, train and swing rides, inflatables, slide, obstacle course, face painting

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Lake sturgeon making a comeback in Northwest Georgia rivers

Fish Wrap

Date: 4/13/2015 1:41:00 PM

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Fisheries biologist John Damer said thousands of fingerlings were released into the Coosa River, beginning 14 years ago. Now, project managers are seeing several large sturgeon that are on the verge of spawning behavior

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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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