Guide To Fishing At Calderwood Lake
AKA: Calderwood Reservoir
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill, redear sunfish, rock bass, warmouth, white bass and sauger at Calderwood Lake in Tennessee.
Nestled in the southeastern corner of the state, Calderwood Lake is half in Tennessee, and half in North Carolina. This 514-acre reservoir is a cold-water fishery which is ideal for trout, walleye and smallmouth bass. The lake is also home to crappie, catfish, white bass, sunfish and sauger. There is a canoe and kayak portage near the Calderwood dam, and the only boat launch is located in NC on the east side of the lake off Tapaco Road. Anglers fishing from a boat can fish the entire lake with a NC or TN fishing license. Fishing from shore requires a license for the state in which you are located.
Primary fish species residing in Calderwood Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Calderwood Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NO
Convenience Store: NO
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Magazine Branch Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, this is a single-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Click here for a Tennessee Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Limited, primitive camping - 423 587-7037
Calderwood Lake, TN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
TWRA Region IV Office
3030 Wildlife Way
Morristown, TN 37814
Fishing lakes in each state.
Calderwood Reservoir in Tennessee.
General Fishing Info
Great trout, walleye and smallmouth bass fishing in southeast TN.