Lake Chatuge

GEORGIA - NORTH CAROLINA


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1,924.63 FEET
8/18/2018
Full Pool: 1,925.0
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Chesapeake Bay Elite won't be rescheduled

BassFan

Date: 8/1/2018 11:37:00 AM

There were three available weeks without a previously-scheduled Bassmaster Open or Elite Series between now and the Angler of the Year championship at Lake Chatuge, scheduled for Sept. 20-23. Those we

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Going Home Again

Blue Ridge Outdoors

Date: 7/28/2018 8:45:00 AM

Lake Chatuge glittered in the valley below. Even though I and everything else around it had changed, the mountain—and the struggle of climbing it—was the same. And when it comes to why we get outdoors

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West Point Lake Eagle Release

Lakes Online

Date: 7/28/2018

The Southeastern Raptor Center releases an eagle at Pyne Road Park on West Point Lake July 28, 2018

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Combs In Unfamiliar Late-Season Position

BassFan

Date: 7/22/2018 10:10:00 PM

Lake Chatuge in Georgia will host it this time. "I haven't studied the points that hard," he said. "In years when I was in the top 5 I was looking at them constantly, but I know this year it's not pre

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Jon James played a big part in getting Bassmaster to Tahlequah

Muskogee Phoenix

Date: 7/19/2018 9:42:00 PM

The thought first crept into his mind on a visit to Georgia. It was in 2013 on Lake Chatuge in Young Harris, Georgia that it all sunk in for Jon James. James wanted something big for Tahlequah and Nor

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• Surface Area: 3,930 Acres
Chatuge Lake is a 7,000 acre reservoir impounded by the Chatuge Dam, located 121 miles above the mouth of the Hiwassee River, just north of the North Carolina-Georgia state line. The lake extends southward for 13 miles along the Hiwassee and eastward for roughly 6 miles along Shooting Creek, which once emptied into the Hiwassee immediately upstream from the dam site. The dam and the North Carolina section of the reservoir are surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest, and the Georgia section of the reservoir is surrounded by the Chattahoochee National Forest. Hayesville, North Carolina (north of the dam) and Hiawassee, Georgia (to the south) are the nearest communities of note. Chatuge Dam is a flood control and hydroelectric dam on the Hiwassee River in Clay County, in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The dam is the uppermost of three dams on the river owned and operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, which built the dam in the early 1940's for flood storage and to provide flow regulation at Hiwassee Dam further downstream. While originally built solely for flood storage, a generator installed at Chatuge in the 1950's gives the dam a small hydroelectric output.
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