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Fishing At Great Falls Lake

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, redear sunfish, rock bass, warmouth and muskie at Great Falls Lake in Tennessee.

With over 120 miles of shoreline, Great Falls Lake has plenty of places to wet a line. Created from the confluence of the Caney Fork River, Collins River and the Rocky River, this 1,800-acre lake in central Tennessee, supports a host of fresh-water fish species. Bass and crappie are the featured species, but the lake also contains quality populations of catfish, walleye, sunfish, muskie and others. Fishing from a boat enhances the opportunity for success, but there are areas for fishing from shore. Kayaks and canoes are an option for anglers hoping to get some exercise while fishing. The lake is lined with boat docks and a fair amount of trees and brush also provide cover for bass and crappie.

Primary fish species residing in Great Falls Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Bluegill Redear Sunfish Rock Bass Warmouth Sunfish Muskie

Great Falls Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: YES

Click here for a Tennessee Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Camp Overton Campground - 931 686-2093

Hy-Lake Christian Camp Campground - 931 657-5012

Collins River Camp, Ramp & RV Campground - 931 686-4468

Great Falls Lake, TN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Great Falls Lake
Rock Island State Park
82 Beach Rd
Rock Island, TN 38581
931 686-2471

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