Fishing At Calderwood Reservoir
AKA: Calderwood Lake
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 Reservoir 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 Reservoir
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
Click here for a Tennessee Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Limited, primitive camping - 423 587-7037
Calderwood Reservoir, TN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
TWRA Region IV Office
3030 Wildlife Way
Morristown, TN 37814