Allen Branch Pond (Cocke County)
Beech River Watershed Lakes
Bridgestone/Firestone Centennial Wilderness WMA Ponds
Designated as youth fishing ponds. Fishing is permitted for youths 16 years of age or younger who are accompanied by a non–fishing adult (18 years of age or older). Youths are limited to using one (1) pole or rod while fishing. Fishing is permitted from one-half hour before official sunrise to one-half hour after official sunset.
Campbell Lake (Maury County)
Carroll County Lake
Casper Lake (Shelby County)
Catoosa Wildlife Management Area
All streams and ponds are open from
Apr. 1–Dec. 31, except on the dates of managed big game and turkey hunts.
Davy Crockett Lake (Greene County)
Dickson City Lakes (Dickson County)
Doakes Pond (on Norris Reservoir)
The portion of Norris Reservoir known as Doakes Pond, located adjacent to Hwy. 63 approximately 9 miles NE of Lafollette, is closed to fishing.
Henderson Island WMA Rearing Pond is closed to fishing year-round.
Some federal wildlife refuges have closed seasons. For details contact the office of the national wildlife refuge where you wish to fish.
Gooch Unit E Lake
Trespassing and fishing are prohibited in embayments and sub-impoundments from Nov. 15–Feb. 28. Boats must remain within the river channel defined by navigational buoys.
Indian Boundary Lake (Cherokee NF)
Kingston Wildlife Refuge
Trespassing and fishing are prohibited in embayments and sub-impoundments from
Nov. 15–Feb. 28. Boats must remain within the river channel defined by navigational buoys.
Lake Kefauver (Madisonville, Monroe County)
Land Between the Lakes
All waters are open year round with the following provisions:
Liberty Park Lake (Clarksville)
New Lake (Lewisburg City Lake)
Open one-half hour before official sunrise to one-half hour after official sunset. Only rods and reels and cane poles permitted.
Paint Rock Refuge (on Watts Bar Reservoir)
Trespassing and fishing are prohibited in embayments and sub–impoundments from Nov. 15–Feb. 28. Boats must remain within the river channel defined by navigational buoys.
Reelfoot Watershed Lake #18
State Park Lakes are managed by the Department of Environment and Conservation (888-867-2757). Unless otherwise posted, statewide fishing regulations apply with the following exceptions:
Crappie (all species combined):
Channel or blue catfish or in combination:
Black bass from the following lakes must be a minimum of 15 inches:
Black bass from:
Bluegill and redear sunfish in combination:
Regulations in red are new this year.
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