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Albany Herald

Date: 3/25/2017 11:00:00 AM

Lake Seminole Festival to benefit Seminole County school bands DONALSONVILLE —Music, fishing, food, and more is on the schedule Saturday, April 22nd at the Lake Seminole Festival. The event, held each year to benefit the Seminole County Middle/High

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Pro Bass Angler Mike Iaconelli Opens Up in Pre-Bassmaster Classic Q&A

Date: 3/23/2017 10:36:00 AM

Q: When did you feel that you’d “turned a corner” in your fishing career? A: My second major win on Lake Seminole in the early 2000s. That was when I felt like I belonged. The first major win was in my rookie year, on a lake I was very familiar with

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First game at Braves stadium coming March 31

Reporter Newspapers

Date: 3/23/2017 6:03:00 AM

Bauman referred to “baseball-mageddon,” while Mayor Rusty Paul only half-jokingly suggested a “Braves navy” of kayaks and boats that people could use to get to the stadium via the Chattahoochee River

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First All-Female Bass Fishing Team Qualifies for YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship at Lake Hartwell

Outdoors FIRST

Date: 3/22/2017 9:43:00 PM

"I fished the first two events at Lake Seminole and Lake Guntersville this season with different partners and I zeroed both times. I told Ryleigh that our time was coming. It just so happened that this tournament went well for us. "My goal every event is

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Cairo Newsbeat

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Date: 3/21/2017 3:06:00 PM

A love offering will be received during the service. Lake Seminole Festival coming The Seminole County Middle/High School Band will again be sponsoring the Lake Seminole Hawg Wild Bass Tournament on Saturday, April 22 at the Lake Seminole Festival

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Length: 376 Miles
• Surface Area: 37,500 Acres
• Volume: 367,320 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 17,150 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 10 Feet
• Length: 35 Miles
Lake Seminole is a reservoir located in the southwest corner of Georgia along its border with Florida. The Chattahoochee and Flint rivers join in the lake, before flowing from the Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam, which impounds the lake, as the Apalachicola River. Alligators, snakes and various waterfowl are present in Lake Seminole.

The Federal Government has been improving navigation along the Apalachicola River since the early 1800's. Between 1828 and 1831, the Corps of Engineers removed obstructions from the river to provide for shallow draft vessel traffic. In 1874, the project was modified to provide for improvement of the Apalachicola River to secure a channel 6 feet deep at low water and 100 feet wide throughout its length. Passage of the 1945 River and Harbors Act authorized a 9 by 100 foot channel to be constructed on the Apalachicola River, the Chattahoochee River segment to Columbus, Georgia and the Flint River segment to Bainbridge, Georgia.

In 1953, a resolution was adopted by the House Committee on Public Works for the development of the ACF River Basin. The Walter F. George,George W. Andrews and Woodruff Lock and Dam - Lake Seminole projects were authorized for navigation, power generation and stream flow regulation. Recreational facilities at the lakes were authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1944. The lakes have been operational since 1963.

Jim Woodruff Dam was the initial project of the authorized plan for improvement of the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, and Flint Rivers in Florida, Georgia and Alabama.

The Jim Woodruff Dam is located on the Apalachicola River about 1000 feet below the confluence of the Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers which unite to form the Apalachicola River, and is at the Georgia - Florida State line. It is approximately 3200 feet up stream from the U.S. Highway 90 Bridge over the Apalachicola River and is visible from the bridge. The dam is accessible by road and is located approximately 1 mile northwest of Chattahoochee, Florida.
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