Dale Hollow Lake

KENTUCKY - TENNESSEE


Lake Level
651.99 FEET
3/7/2018
Full Pool: 651.0
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Applications sought for Ky. Quota Hunt

The Herald-Dispatch

Date: 9/23/2018 9:21:00 PM

Dec. 6-9: Green River Lake State Resort Park (archery and crossbow only); Dec. 8-9 (youth-only): Dale Hollow Lake State Park; Dec.13-16 : Green River Lake State Resort Park (archery and crossbow only)

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Louisville man gets key to Charger he won through KSP fundraiser

WHAS11 News

Date: 9/18/2018 12:46:00 PM

The raffle helps the agency's free summer camp at Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton County for underprivileged boys and girls. Each year the camp hosts about 700 children. They're provided food, fresh air

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Louisville man wins new car in KSP fundraising raffle

WTVQ

Date: 9/13/2018 7:56:00 PM

Trooper Island is located on Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton County. It is financed entirely by private donations. No public money is used to fund the operation. Each year the camp hosts approximately 700

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Comer provides update on the First District during August work period

Kentucky New Era

Date: 9/11/2018 10:35:00 PM

I held town halls in Casey, Russell, and Logan Counties, on the Clinton/Cumberland County line at Dale Hollow Lake, and in Hopkinsville with the Hopkinsville Young Professionals. One issue in particul

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Annual yard sale event planned

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 9/5/2018 10:26:00 PM

Secondly, it is a destination yard sale. The route encircles the Dale Hollow Lake area. You can begin and end at any point along the route that suits you best. Dale Hollow Lake is an excellent destina

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• Length: 620 Miles
• Surface Area: 2,700 Acres
• Volume: 1,706,000 Acre Feet
• Length: 50 Miles
The Dale Hollow Reservoir is situated on the Kentucky/Tennessee border. The lake is formed by the damming of the Obey River. It is also the site of Dale Hollow Lake State Park on the north side of the lake, in Kentucky.

The lake's name originated from William Dale, a government surveyor, settling originally in Willow Grove. Mr. Dale bought his first 449 acres of land which he turned into a farm.The farm eventually grew into a plantation known as Dale Hollow. The dam was started in 1942; The waters of the lake ultimately covered both the farm and Willow Grove.The project was designed and completed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers in 1943, making the lake the oldest artificial lake in Kentucky. Dale Hollow Dam is used to supply power to the surrounding countryside.

The lake is also frequently used for recreation. Water sports are popular, including water skiing, wakeboarding, and tubing which are regularly seen, but the main recreational use is fishing. Dale Hollow is a choice location for smallmouth bass fishing, currently holding the world record for the largest smallmouth bass ever caught. The lake and surrounding rivers also contain other species such as largemouth bass, crappie, muskellunge, walleye, catfish, gar, and trout.

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