Fishing Reports

Lake fishing reports, Fishing information, Bait, Lake Conditions, water temperature.


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You may call TVA's Lake Information Line at 1-800-238-2264 to obtain the latest changes to this schedule and the weekend schedules. When calling, Select the number "4" on your phone's keypad - this is the water release schedule. The code for Center Hill Lake is "37." After the CFS report begins, push the "#" key and stay on the line for the latest generation schedule.

Best time to fish

Walleye - Upper end March, April, May

Smallmouth Bass - Daytime. End of March through May; November, December; Nighttime May through June; Full moon during summer.

Crappie - March through May; November.

Catfish - August, September; on trotlines in October.

Paddlefish - February, March, April. Depends on water level.

White Bass - Best in April. May under lights at night.

Bluegill (bream) - June, July, August excellent.