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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, rainbow trout, brown trout, bluegill, redear sunfish, rock bass, white bass, striped bass and hybrid striped bass at Boone Lake in Tennessee.

An excellent destination for all types of outdoor activities, water sports, boating and fishing, Boone Lake has much to offer. This 4,500-acre impoundment in the north-central part of the state is easily accessible via I-81 or I-26. Several marinas on the lake provide boat rentals, boating and fishing gear, dining, and entertainment. Boat ramps, marinas, docks and campgrounds are located all around the lake. Known for its excellent bass and striper fishing, Boone Lake has plenty of other angling opportunities as well. Catfish, crappie and sunfish are all abundant in this reservoir. Additionally, the TWRA stocks the lake with rainbow and brown trout. With over 160 miles of shoreline there's plenty of places to fish from the bank and all types of boats, including canoes, kayaks, bass boats, family boats and pontoon boats. There is plenty of structure, creek channels, ledges and humps around the lake to provide deep holding areas for fish during summer and winter. In spring and fall most species move shallower to feed and spawn.

Primary fish species residing in Boone Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Rainbow trout Brown trout Bluegill Redear Sunfish Rock Bass White Bass Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass

Boone Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lakeview RV Park Campground - 866 800-0777

Lakeshore RV Park & Campground - 423 323-3506

Lakeview Marina & RV Park - 423 323-1054

Boone Lake, TN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Boone Lake
Lakeview Marina & RV Park
474 Lakeside Dock Dr
Kingsport, TN 37663
423 323-1054

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