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marty5
03-08-2008, 02:03 PM
Some buddies and I are looking into a house boat/wakeboarding trip & I was curious if anybody had any recent feedback on what Cumberland levels might be this year. I've been there 3 times before and had a blast, but I have heard it is down dramatically, but not sure what that means since its a huge lake. Any comments/suggestions if it has recovered or is alright anyway as is?

ShamrockIV
03-08-2008, 02:07 PM
not sure bro come to tn and hang with us!!!

6ballsisall
03-08-2008, 02:15 PM
Some buddies and I are looking into a house boat/wakeboarding trip & I was curious if anybody had any recent feedback on what Cumberland levels might be this year. I've been there 3 times before and had a blast, but I have heard it is down dramatically, but not sure what that means since its a huge lake. Any comments/suggestions if it has recovered or is alright anyway as is?


Check w/ Mag Red, he has a houseboat down there. We were all there this past fall (Sept.) and there was still plenty of water left.

erkoehler
03-08-2008, 02:21 PM
Would be nice to get some updated pics.....MAG, isn't the water warm enough to go down for a weekend and get us an update?

sk8salomon
03-08-2008, 10:01 PM
my uncle has a houseboat on cumberland and yes the water level is low but nothing to worry about. locals and regulars on the lake actually like the fact that everybody is talking about how low the lake is because folks are staying away. the lake is much less crowded than it has been in the past few years. that lake is so friggen deep i don't think it matters.

Mag_Red
03-08-2008, 10:56 PM
Would be nice to get some updated pics.....MAG, isn't the water warm enough to go down for a weekend and get us an update?
check the web cam at the marina..they got 2 inches of ice this past week-end!http://lakecumberland.com/lfmcamz.html

marty5
03-09-2008, 12:02 PM
I figured it would be fine, I just didn't want to get there and see that the boat ramp ends 10' before the water starts! Pictures of Lake Lanier had just got me thinking about it. Anyway, I'll be sure to post pics after our trip...we'll have a couple of MC's down there for Memorial Day weekend. I'm hoping its not a problem to make it all the way back to the waterfall. Its always fun to watch the drunk people make the 40' jump...maybe its more like 55' now though!

sk8salomon
03-09-2008, 02:13 PM
. I'm hoping its not a problem to make it all the way back to the waterfall. Its always fun to watch the drunk people make the 40' jump...maybe its more like 55' now though!

now the waterfall is a different story since its so narrow back there. you can't get houseboats back there as far as before. i just hope the guys with the "boob-o-meter" are still going strong!

OhioProstar
03-09-2008, 02:23 PM
I was there Tuesday picking up a boat. It was above the water level it had in June with a rumor of another 10 feet allowed back in by spring. With that said, it is still 40 feet or so below normal. The Echo Point ramp I was at was down to a single lane, but you could have launched any trailerable boat. 76 Falls is not flowing at this time, but I am sure you can find a new party cove. I have been to a spot over by Mag's houseboat in the Lee's Ford area that was a good time last year.

Try this forum for up to date info and/or lake level gossip.

http://lakecumberland.com/forum/index.php

atlfootr
07-22-2008, 08:35 PM
low or what?

defender1009
07-22-2008, 08:43 PM
yup...I heard 72 steps down to the ramp at Jamestown marina.....normally 10-15 this time of year.

TMCNo1
07-22-2008, 08:43 PM
low or what?

WATER MEASUREMENTS
CURRENT LAKE LEVEL: 681.11 (0.0" in 24 hrs) http://as.lcnn.net/www/delivery/lg.php?bannerid=31&campaignid=19&zoneid=11&channel_ids=,&loc=http%3A%2F%2Flakecumberland.com%2F&referer=http%3A%2F%2Flakecumberland.com%2Fforum%2F index.php&cb=02aaf343cc
http://as.lcnn.net/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=11&cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE&n=adca31ac (http://as.lcnn.net/www/delivery/ck.php?n=adca31ac&cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE) COMMENT: Controlling the level of the lake due to repair work on Wolf Creek Dam, release of water through the power facilities is low rate of 540 cubic feet per second around the clock, with a slightly accelerated release of 2,020 cfs for an hour, 4 times in the previous 24 hours. The lake is about 42-44 feet below the tree line, which is normally about 725' above sea level. However, there is still a massive volume of water in the huge and deep lake, and the surface area remains one of the largest in the eastern U.S.
CURRENT SURFACE WATER TEMPERATURE: 83.1 F measured at State Dock, live sensor reading courtesy forum member lake4fun.
LATEST C.O.E. WATER TEMPERATURE: 79 F at the surface to 10 feet, 78 degrees at 15 feet, 77 degrees at 20 feet, 72 degrees at 25 feet, and 67 degrees at 30 feet (measured at Lee's Ford Marina on July 14)

I found it here, http://lakecumberland.com/

bohmer410
07-22-2008, 09:28 PM
I was there last weekend at the Jamestown side. The lake is still huge, clear, and the new party spot is at Harmon Creek.