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Fishing At Tims Ford Lake

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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.

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.

Primary fish species residing in Tims Ford 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

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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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

Contact Information

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

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