Bear Creek Reservoir News

Bear Creek Lake Park Events Coming Up In Lakewood

USA Patch

Date: 7/23/2018 11:51:00 PM

The park includes an archery range, a boat launch, a marina with non-motorized boats to rent at Big Soda Lake, fishing at the Bear Creek reservoir, a livery stables and 15 miles of equestrian trails

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Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 7/19/2018

Water Resources Outlook - July

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How to choose which topwater lure to use when going fishing

Hey Reverb

Date: 6/26/2018 4:01:00 PM

Fly fisherman Craig Conrad, visiting from Craig Colorado, casts replica minos bait, trying to catch Bass fish at Bear Creek Reservoir at Bear Creek State Park Saturday afternoon, May 31, 2014 (Andy Cross, The Denver Post) There’s simply no experience in

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Human Remains Found Near Bear Reservoir Positively Identified as Missing Mariposa County Resident Carol Brown

Sierra Sun Times

Date: 6/21/2018 5:24:00 PM

This waterway continues to the Bear Creek Reservoir which is located about 10 miles downstream towards Merced County. The debris field in the search area is extensive in size. Searchers guided by CHP H40 did locate what we believe is to her jacket she was

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Paddling Adventures in the Tennessee River Valley

The Business Journals

Date: 6/18/2018 2:21:00 AM

The Bear Creek Floatway, which flows into Bear Creek Reservoir, is a popular spot for teaching first-timers to negotiate rapids and work with the current. Releases from Upper Bear Creek Lake provide adequate flow on weekends and holidays from Memorial Day

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• Surface Area: 670 Acres
Bear Creek Reservoir, also known as Big Bear, was first impounded in 1969 mostly as a flood control reservoir and holds 670 acres of water at full pool. The lake was drained in 2005. Located approximately 20 miles southwest of Russellville in Franklin County, it is one of four Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) reservoirs operated by the Bear Creek Development Authority. The primary uses of this reservoir are flood control and recreation.

Bear Creek Reservoir is wild and scenic as no residential development mars the lakes shoreline. Camping and fishing provide the main recreational opportunities. Two public areas (Piney Point and Horseshoe Bend) provide boat ramps and campgrounds.

Bear Creek is one of four dams - the others are Upper Bear Creek, Little Bear Creek, and Cedar Creek - that provide flood control, recreational opportunities, and water supply in northwest Alabama.

The Bear Creek area is popular for all kinds of boating, including canoeing and kayaking. The Bear Creek Floatway, which flows into Bear Creek Reservoir, is a popular spot for teaching first-timers to negotiate rapids and work with the current.
Below the dam the Lower Bear Creek Canoe Trail provides a more leisurely float, running 34 miles down the creek to Pickwick Landing Dam on the Tennessee.
The scenic area is also frequented by fishermen, picnickers, birdwatchers, and sightseers.
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