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Address: Decatur, AL 35602
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a 65,000 acre reservoir on the Tennessee River running from Huntsville...

a 65,000 acre reservoir on the Tennessee River running from Huntsville through Decatur to Wheeler Dam in Lauderdale County. Offers diverse sports fishing with largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass, crappie, hybrids, bluegill and channel catfish.

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Great family vacation spot

Wheeler Lake is part of the Tennessee river system. Fishing is great year round. Boating and camping are main draws. The scenery is great any season of the year. Something for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Decatur, Alabama
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Decatur, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wheeler Lake is part of the Tennessee river system. Fishing is great year round. Boating and camping are main draws. The scenery is great any season of the year. Something for everyone. The City of Decatur offers two launch ramps. The Ingalls harbor ramp is a free launch with lots of parking. It also hosts several national fishing tournaments during... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

It feels safe. We are able to set our tents up right at the waters edge. We are also allowed to fish from our campsite. So very relaxing.

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Decatur, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Wheeler lake is large. Lots of distance between locks for boating. Not many places to dine by boat. Lots of natural scenery.

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Athens, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

We loved this lake so much we moved here to live on it. Geese, ducks, egret, turtles, fish, even red fox inhabit the area. The river is about two miles wide at the widest point. Great for cruising in boat, jet skis, or even canoeing in the many inlets on Wheeler. Sunsets are breathtaking. You should visit. Beautiful place

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Lexington, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014

I have a summer home that overlooks Wheeler Lake. The beauty and the peacefulness of the river will take away any stress or worry on your mind. This lake is excellent for recreational use, fishing, skiing, sight seeing and boating.

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