Pickwick Landing Dam Pickwick, Tennessee
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Pickwick Landing Dam is a significant producer of hydroelectric power. It has six generating units. The dam has two locks. Pickwick Reservoir is located in southwest Tennessee. It extends 53 miles south from the dam along the Mississippi-Alabama state line and then east into Alabama. The dam was completed in 1938, and the first two of its six hydroelectric generating units began operation the same year. Pickwick Reservoir has excellent sport-fishing areas, including the Wilson Dam tailwater at the upper end of the reservoir, noted for record-size smallmouth bass and catfish.
September 12th, 2017
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