Fishing At Cordell Hull Lake
AKA: Cordell Hull Reservoir, Hull Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, redear sunfish, rock bass, warmouth, white bass, yellow bass, striped bass, hybrid striped bass, paddlefish and sauger at Cordell Hull Lake in Tennessee.
Easy access off I-40, and over 380 miles of shoreline make Cordell Hull Lake a favorite location for boating and fishing. With more than twenty boat ramps and plenty of camping options around the lake, it's easy to enjoy the great outdoors here. There are 12,000 surface acres to explore as you pursue a vide variety of fish species. Cool water from Lake Cumberland and Dale Hollow Lake make this an ideal lake for walleye, sauger, stripers, hybrid striped bass and white bass. Yet these waters are warm enough for warm-water species including bass, catfish, crappie, sunfish and paddlefish. Along with abundant forage, these species thrive, and together provide very positive fishing experiences. Fishing from shore is popular, as is canoe and kayak fishing. In addition to fishing, boating, sailing, water sports, picnicking, hiking and camping are at your beckon call. Marinas, lodging, dining and shopping are available at and nearby to enhance your stay at Cordell Hull Reservoir.
Primary fish species residing in Cordell Hull Lake
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Cordell Hull Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Defeated Creek Marina
Rentals: Kayaks and pontoons
Defeated Creek Marina
160 Marina Ln
Carthage, TN 37030
Wildwood Resort & Marina
7316 Granville Hwy
Granville, TN 38564
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Defeated Creek Marina Boat Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, nearby Defeated Creek Campground, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Wildwood Resort & Marina Boat Ramp
This is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking. It is located off Granville Highway, in the southeast corner of the lake.
Click here for a Tennessee Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Defeated Creek Campground - 615 774-3141
Made In the Shade RV Park Campground - 931 653-4486
Indian Creek Campground - 615 897-2233
Salt Lick Creek Campground - 931 678-4718
US Army Corps of Engineers Campground - 931 678-4718
Cordell Hull Lake, TN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Cordell Hull Lake
US Army Corps of Engineers
801 Broadway A415
Nashville, TN 37203
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Cordell Hull Lake in Tennessee.
General Fishing Info
Striper, hybrid striped bass and white bass fishing in north-central TN.