Fishing At Nickajack Lake
AKA: Nickajack Reservoir
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 Nickajack Reservoir in Tennessee.
Flowing through the Tennessee River Gorge, Nickajack Lake is a 10,370-acre reservoir in the southeast part of the state. The lake meanders through the city of Chattanooga, and has early 180 miles of shoreline. There's over a dozen places to launch pleasure boats, pontoon boats and fishing boats. There are plenty of places to fish, and plenty of fish to find - whether you fish from shore or from a boat, kayak or canoe. Bass, crappie, striped bass, catfish, walleye, sunfish, paddlefish, and other species reside in Nickajack Reservoir in healthy numbers.
Primary fish species residing in Nickajack Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Nickajack Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Click here for a Tennessee Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Marion County Park Campground - 423 942-6653
Shellmound Campground - 423 942-9857
Hales Bar Marina & Resort Campground - 423 942-9000
Raccoon Mountain Campground - 423 821-9403
Nickajack Lake, TN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Hales Bar Marina & Resort
1265 Hales Bar Rd
Guild, TN 37340