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Center Hill Lake, TN
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, bluegill, longear sunfish, warmouth, white bass, striped bass, hybrid striped bass, muskie and paddlefish at Center Hill Lake in Tennessee.

With over 400 miles of shoreline, picturesque Center Hill Lake is a vacation paradise in central Tennessee. This 18,000-acre lake offers virtually any water sport you enjoy, as well as fishing and other outdoor activities. There are fishing docks and fish-cleaning stations for public use, and multiple boat ramps located all around the lake. Campgrounds, some with RV hookups, are conveniently scattered around the lake. The lake is a maze of points, channels, ledges and islands which makes for excellent fish habitat. Fishing from shore, piers, docks, canoes, kayaks, and every imaginable type fishing boat can be productive here. Crappie, bass, and walleye fishing are excellent. The catfish, trout, sunfish and striped bass fishing all receive high honors as well. Additionally the lake has populations of paddlefish and muskie for those who like to catch giant fish.

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Primary fish species residing in Center Hill Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Rainbow trout Brown trout Bluegill Longear Sunfish Warmouth Sunfish White Bass Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass Muskie Paddlefish

Center Hill Lake Amenities

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

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Fishing Boat Rentals

Center Hill Marina & Yacht Club
Rentals: Pontoon boats
615 548-4315

Cookeville Boat Dock Marina
Rentals: Kayaks and pontoon boats
931 858-4008

Edgar Evins Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
931 858-5695

Hidden Harbor Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats, deck boats and pontoons
615 597-8800

Hurricane Marina
Rentals: Pontoons and runabouts
931 981-9800

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Ragland Bottom Campground - 931 761-3616

Floating Mill Park Campground - 931 858-4845

Center Hill Lake, TN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Center Hill Lake
Center Hill Marina
450 Cove Hollow Circle
Lancaster, Tennessee 38569
615 548-4315


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Center Hill Lake in Tennessee.

Catfish, trout, sunfish and striped bass fishing in north-central TN.

Fishing at Center Hill Lake, in Tennessee.