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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, white bass, yellow bass, striped bass and hybrid striped bass at J Percy Priest Lake in Tennessee.

Nestled in the northeast outskirts of Nashville, TN, Percy Priest Lake is a 14,200-acre reservoir in the north-central part of Tennessee. Easy access from I-40 and plenty of amenities, camping and lodging options, make Percy Priest Lake an easy fishing getaway. With over 260 miles of shoreline, and much of it available for fishing from shore, there are plenty of places to wet a line. Fishing from a boat, canoe or kayak provides access to additional fishing spots and places not accessible for bank fishing. Bass, crappie and striped bass are the favorites here, but the lake also has notable populations of walleye, catfish, hybrids, white bass, bluegill and a variety of other fish species.

Primary fish species residing in J Percy Priest 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 White Bass Yellow Bass Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass

J Percy Priest Lake Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Anderson Road Campground - 615 361-1980

Poole Knobs Campground - 615 459-6948

Seven Points Campground - 615 889-5198

J Percy Priest Lake, TN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

J Percy Priest Lake
Seven Points Campground
1810 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Hermitage, TN 37076
615 889-5198

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