Lake Eufaula


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FOLE hosts 2018 spring lake clean up

Dothan Eagle

Date: 3/10/2018 7:15:00 AM

Epworth United Methodist Church and the Chattahoochee River Warden. Following a morning of collecting trash the volunteers were treated to a lunch sponsored by Phil’s B-B-Q. Each volunteer also received a T-shirt with a beautiful picture printed on the back

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Officials urge students to play it safe during spring break


Date: 3/9/2018 1:26:00 PM

Across the Chattahoochee River, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will work to ensure public safety with state troopers enforcing state laws and assisting motorists and boaters. ALEA said parents should talk with teens, especially those who will be

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Duluth adding beer festival, river tubing and raft race to 2018 event lineup

Gwinnett Daily Post

Date: 3/2/2018 8:55:00 PM

The other is a Whatever Your Floats Boat rafting and river race event hosted in partnership with 10 Dollar Tubing June 2 on the Chattahoochee River at Rogers Bridge Park. It will offer residents a chance to go tubing on the river, or they can build a raft

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Above the Waterline: Talking to kids about climate change

Atlanta INtown

Date: 3/2/2018 7:03:00 AM

Students learn about nature at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. The most dangerous thing you can do as a parent, or a teacher, is to pretend like something is not happening when it clearly is, especially when that thing will have

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Historic wooden roller coaster to flip backward at Six Flags Over Georgia

Marietta Daily Journal

Date: 2/12/2018 4:21:00 PM

and more than 3,800-feet of track racing along the banks of the Chattahoochee River backward. The Great American Scream Machine previously ran backward several decades ago. Six Flags Over Georgia opens for the 2018 season on March 10 and operates on

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Length: 700 Miles
• Surface Area: 45,181 Acres
• Volume: 934,400 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 7,460 Square Miles
• Length: 31 Miles
Walter F. George Lake (Lake Eufaula) is a 45,000 acre lake located on the Chattahoocee River between the states of Alabama and Georgia. This area is rich in history with many nearby historic sites and towns. The lake is nationally known for it's bass and crappie fishing. The lock, located at Ft. Gaines, Georgia, has the second highest drop east of the Mississippi River. Fishing and water recreation opportunities abound. Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge is located on the northern end of the lake offering excellent bird viewing all year. There are both state and Corps of Engineers operated campgrounds and day use parks featuring picnic areas, beaches and boat ramps, among other opportunities.

Lake Eufaula was formed with the construction of the Walter F. George Dam in 1963. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (CE) built the dam to provide flood control, produce hydroelectric power, create a navigable shipping channel and offer recreational opportunities.

The COE manages the lake and its shoreline. A system of buoys and daymarks is in place throughout the lake to mark the main navigable channel. The COE has placed numerous fish attractors in the lake. The attractors provide artificial habitate for fish and are clearly marked with buoys.

Since the lake is a border water, part of it lies in Alabama and part in Georgia, a reciprocal agreement has been reached between the states which allows anyone with a valid fishing license in either state to fish the entire lake. This holds true when on the water but when shore fishing a valid license for the state you are in is required.

Lake Profile

Size and Depth - 45,180 acres with a maximum depth of 96 feet at normal pool elevation of 190 feet above mean sea level (msl).

Water Source - An impoundment of the Chattahoochee River. Other inflows are provided by Cowikee, Grass, Chewalla, Barbour, White Oak and Pataula creeks.

Shoreline - 640 miles of shoreline, is managed by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. A large part is developed as municipalities and private residences.

Bottom - Primarily clay with areas of sand and rock. Prior to inundation, trees were cut between 170 and 190 feet msl. Most trees were cut to a level of 180 feet msl and some areas were left standing.

Water - The lake is fertile with water color ranging from reddish to dark green. Visible clarity varies with run-off and amount of water flow through the lake but it is generally from 18 inches to 4 feet.

Cover - Aquatic vegetation is limited throughout the lake, but areas of hydrilla exist. The backs of coves and creeks contain bulrush, cattails, maidencane and lillypads.
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