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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 Tims Ford Lake in Tennessee.

Tims Ford Lake, TN

Home of giant crappie and smallmouth bass, Tims Ford Lake is a 10,500-acre reservoir in the south-central part of the state. The lake is also home to catfish, striped bass, largemouth, white bass and numerous sunfish. The area and lake are pretty as a picture and an ideal place for a vacation or weekend fishing trip.

Cabin rentals, camping and lodging are all conveniently located around the lake. Various boat ramps are available for pleasure and fishing boats, and there are areas for portage of kayaks and canoes. Though limited, there are places near boat ramps and campgrounds for fishing from the bank.

Fishing Boats For Rent In TN

Primary fish species residing in Tims Ford Lake

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Most Popular Bass Lures
Most Popular Bass Lures

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

Tims Ford 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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Fishing Boat Rentals

Lakeview Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats, canoes and kayaks
931 967-6711

Tims Ford Marina & Resort
Rentals: Pontoon boats
931 967-4509

Twin Creeks Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats and kayaks
931 229-4095

Marinas

Holiday Landing Marina
912 Old Awalt Rd
Tullahoma, TN 37388
931 455-3151

Lakeview Marina
1439 Tims Ford Dr
Winchester, TN 37398
931 967-6711

Tims Ford Marina & Resort
175 Marina Ln
Winchester, TN 37398
931 967-4509

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Anderton Public Boat Ramp
Located in the west sector of the lake, west side, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and limited, gravel parking.

Lakeview Marina Launch Ramp
This is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking. It is located mid lake, north side at the end of Tims Ford Drive.

Lost Creek Boat Ramp
Located in the far northeast corner of the lake, off Lost Creek Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Neal Bridge Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast sector of the lake, north side, at the Ridgeville Road Bridge, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Tims Ford Lake Boat Ramp
Located immediately east of the Tims Ford Dam, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Tim's Ford Lake, Devil's Step Boat Launch
Located in the southeast sector of the lake, south side, at the Fairview Campground, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Turkey Creek Campground Boat Ramp
Located in the northeast sector of the lake, north side, off Turkey Creek Boat Dock Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Tims Ford State Park Campground - 931 962-1183

Tims Ford Marina & Resort Campground - 931 967-4509

Camp Riva Lake Campground - 931 962-2753

Tims Ford Lake, TN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Tims Ford Lake
Tims Ford State Park
570 Tims Ford Drive
Winchester, Tennessee 37398
931 962-1183

 

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Tims Ford Lake in Tennessee.

Giant crappie and smallmouth bass fishing in south-central TN.

Fishing at Tims Ford Lake, in Tennessee.