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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, rock bass, warmouth and white bass at John Sevier Reservoir in Tennessee.

Located in the northeast corner of Tennessee, John Sevier Reservoir is a 305-acre impoundment with bass, crappie, catfish, white bass, bluegill and other sunfish. A small boat launch ramp off Tunnel Hill Road, on Beech Creek, is the only formal place to launch. Canoes, kayaks and small craft can be portaged from other locations around the lake. There are no amenities, camping or marinas here, so bring what you need. The town of Rogersville is a couple miles north of the dam, where you can find lodging and dining options.

Primary fish species residing in John Sevier Reservoir

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

John Sevier Reservoir Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

The closest camping is 15 miles away, in the Cherokee Lake Campground.

John Sevier Lake, TN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

John Sevier Reservoir
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
3030 Wildlife Wa
Morristown, TN 37814
423 587-7037

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Fishing at John Sevier Reservoir, in Tennessee.