Dale Hollow Lake

KENTUCKY - TENNESSEE


Lake Level
644.83 FEET
1/21/2017
Full Pool: 651.0
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Coop to publish second book in spring

The Jessamine Journal

Date: 1/18/2017 5:34:00 PM

He currently lives in Lancaster, and is originally from Cumberland County in the Dale Hollow Lake area. Coop said he is hoping to have the book published and ready for national distribution in major bookstores such as Barnes and Noble, in early spring

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 1/13/2017 6:38:00 PM

sp-hodge15 Stephen Tucker is likely to become the most famous man to hold a world record from the state of Tennessee since D.L. Hayes pulled that 11-pound, 15-ounce big smallmouth out of Dale Hollow Lake back in 1955. Check out this story on knoxnews.com

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Local student joins TTU's Bass Fishing Team

Marshall County Tribune

Date: 1/12/2017 10:24:00 PM

Photo submitted Jesse Garren and Cody Blackburn (right) recently captured First Place in the TN Tech University's Bass Team Tournament at Dale Hollow Lake. Fishing use to be a pasttime activity between baseball games for Cody Blackburn, but now the

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Bernard named Nashville District Employee of the Month for November 2016

United States Army

Date: 1/5/2017 1:05:00 PM

His past Corps assignments include Fish Trap Lake Dam in Pikeville, Ky., and Dale Hollow Lake in Celina, Tenn. He said he loves his job and likes making improvements around the lake project so taxpayers can see their dollars working for them

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Deer hunting season closes Sunday

The Tennessean

Date: 1/4/2017 1:48:00 PM

Middle Tennessee Fly-Fishers Caney Fork outing. Visit middletennesseeflyfishing.com. Oct. 14-15. Dale Hollow Bass Classic, Dale Hollow Lake. Visit dalehollow.com. Oct. 26. Cabela’s Crappie USA Classic, Kentucky Lake/Lake Barkley, 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m

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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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