Where can I fish in Douglas Lake?

Where can I fish in Douglas Lake?

Where can I fish in Douglas Lake?

The key access points for Douglas Lake are located in Sevierville, and Dandridge, Tennessee and include; Mountain Cove Marina, Light House Marina, Gator Point Marina, The Point Marina, & Swanns Marina. Come to the Smoky Mountain Region and enjoy the great fishing East Tennessee has to offer.

What kind of fishing does Douglas Lake have?

  • The lake is known all across the country for its large mouth bass and crappie fishing. It has been named one of the top five lakes in the United States for crappie fishing and ranks in the nation’s top 10 for large mouth bass fishing.

Is it safe to eat fish in Tennessee?

  • The Department recommends that residents and visitors continue to eat fish from Tennessee rivers and reservoirs, but they should also follow the published advisories on consumption hazards in individual reservoirs. Approximately 194,987 reservoir acres and 547 river miles are currently posted due to contaminated fish.

How big is Douglas Lake reservoir in TN?

  • More than 1.7 million people make their way to Douglas Lake each year. Created by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in 1943 for the generation of hydroelectric power and for flood control, the lake has a surface area of more than 30,000 acres when it is at full level. Fed by the French Broad River, four counties border the reservoir.

What kind of fish can you catch in Tennessee?

  • Precautionary advisory for smallmouth bass and channel catfish.* Entire length in Tennessee from Douglas Reservoir to North Carolina state line (99.21 miles). Precautionary advisory the entire length within Tennessee for black bass (largemouth, smallmouth and spotted).

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