with the following interesting stats carved into it:
Fish: Muskellunge, White bass, Spotted bass, Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass
Area: 8,268.8 Acres (12.92 Square Miles)
148 Feet, half-mile Dam
Construction Year Completed: 1965-1973
Surface Elevation: 730 Feet
Length: 48 Miles
Because the primary purpose of Cave Run Lake is flood control, the water level is drawn down in the fall to winter pool level, allowing spring rains to fill the reservoir instead of flooding the surrounding land.
The summer pool water level is 730 feet; winter pool level is reduced to 724 feet.