Lay Lake


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PowerSouth engineer fishes to win

Andalusia Star News

Date: 3/13/2018 11:46:00 PM

Smith participated and won the T-H Marine Fishing League Worldwide Bass Fishing League Bama Division event on Lay Lake this past Saturday. For his efforts, Smith earned $4,956. For the tournament there was a five-bass limit and he weighed in with 17 pounds

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Smith Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lay Lake

Date: 3/13/2018 3:33:00 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 Smith Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lay Lake

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HHS band to host second annual bass fishing tournament

Shelby County Reporter

Date: 2/16/2018 3:42:00 PM

The cost to enter the tournament is $100 per boat with two fishermen allowed per boat. The tournament is set to take place on Lay Lake where sign in will begin at 4 a.m. Sign in and weigh in will be at Shelby 400 Tournament from Safe Light to 3 p.m. All

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Eagles thriving on Lake Martin

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 2/10/2018 2:34:00 PM

Nine bald eagles were counted at Lay Lake (five adults, four juveniles); five adult eagles at Smith; and none were seen at Harris Lake. One active nest was reported at Logan Martin, Martin and Smith lakes. Bald eagle surveys are conducted across America

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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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• 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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