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Douglas Lake

 *White Pine, TN, not Pines Nice article! Says Lesa

Douglas Lake is bordered by the towns of Sevierville, Dandridge, and White Pines, Tn. Douglas Lake is located among the rolling uplands of the great valley of East Tennessee and only a short drive to The Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg area. Only 17% of the land surrounding the lake is developed. Douglas Lake specifications.

Lake Depth=Maximum Depth 140 feet, Lake Length=43 miles, Water Surface=30,400
    acres, Swimming Allowed: Yes, Boating Allowed: Yes, Jet ski's Allowed: Yes, Horsepower Limit: No, Average Water Variance=40 ft. Marinas around Douglas Lake rent jet skis, pontoon boats, ski boats, fishing boats and paddle boats. (For
a list of local marinas and locations we recommend www. Douglas-lake-marinas. Com ).
Douglas lake water levels are controlled throughout the year by the Tennessee Valley Authority. The water level in Douglas Reservoir vary about 41 feet in a normal year. The lake is at full pool June 1 through Labor Day. TVA, precipitation and the weather all affect the level of Douglas Lake. Douglas Dam was built by the Tennessee Valley Authority in the early 1940s to control
    flooding in the Tennessee Valley and provide electricity to rural areas in the region. For information on Douglas Lake levels visit the TVA's website http://www. Tva. Com/river/lakeinfo/op_guides/douglas.htm
Says Keith

 This lake is a charming 44 square mile lake featuring a shoreline of 513 miles. This lake is a good spot for fishing.
Douglas Lake has some good catfish, channel catfish, crappie, bass, black crappie, bluegill, sauger, spotted bass, striped bass, sunfish, walleye and white bass.


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