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Fishing At Tellico Reservoir

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, bluegill, redear sunfish, rock bass, warmouth, white bass, yellow bass, striped bass, hybrid striped bass, paddlefish and sauger at Tellico Reservoir in Tennessee.

Located in the lower-eastern corner of Tennessee, Tellico Reservoir is a 15,500-acre lake with a wide variety of fish species. The cooler waters from the Chilhowee Reservoir and the Tellico River make this impoundment conducive to trout and walleye populations. The lake also has populations of bass, crappie, striped bass, catfish, white bass and a variety of sunfish. With over 350 miles of shoreline Tellico Lake provides plenty of places to explore while fishing here. With a multitude of access points, there are many places to fish from the bank. Several boat ramps assist in launching fishing boats as well as pleasure boats. From area campgrounds, one can portage a canoe or kayak as well.

Primary fish species residing in Tellico Reservoir

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Rainbow trout Brown trout Bluegill Redear Sunfish Rock Bass Warmouth Sunfish White Bass Yellow Bass Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass Paddlefish Sauger

Tellico Reservoir 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

Lazy Acers RV Park Campground - 865 986-3539

Toqua Campground - 423 884-3317

Notchy Creek Campground - 423 884-6280

Lotterdale Cove Campground - 865 856-7284

Tellico Reservoir, TN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Tellico Reservoir
Tellico Dam Recreation Area
Tellico Pkwy
Lenoir City, TN 37772
800 882-5263

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