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Calderwood

Largemouth/Smallmouth Bass: 5 per day in combination

Largemouth Bass: no length limit

Smallmouth Bass: 18 inch minimum length limit

Spotted Bass: 15 per day, no length limit

Crappie (all species): 15 per day in combination, 10 inch minimum length limit

Catfish (all species): no harvest limit for fish under 34 inches in length; only one fish over 34 inches in length may be harvested per day

Walleye: 5 per day, 16 inch minimum length limit

Sauger: 10 per day, 15 inch minimum length limit

Rock Bass: 20 per day, no length limit

Redear Sunfish: 20 per day, no length limit

Bluegill/Warmouth and other sunfishes: no creel or length limit

Trout: 7 per day, no length limit

Center Hill

Largemouth/Smallmouth/Spotted Bass: 5 per day in combination

Largemouth Bass: 15 inch minimum length limit

Smallmouth Bass: 18 inch minimum length limit

Spotted Bass: no length limit

Crappie (all species): 15 per day in combination, 10 inch minimum length limit

Catfish (all species): no harvest limit for fish under 34 inches in length; only one fish over 34 inches in length may be harvested per day

White Bass: 15 per day, no length limit

Yellow Bass: no creel or length limit

Walleye: 5 per day, 16 inch minimum length limit

Paddlefish: reservoir and its tributaries are closed to taking or possessing paddlefish

Rock Bass: 20 per day, no length limit

Redear Sunfish: 20 per day, no length limit

Bluegill/Warmouth and other sunfishes: no creel or length limit

Special Restrictions:
January 1–April 30: on Caney Fork River from Rock Island State Park boat ramp upstream to Great Falls Dam, anglers are restricted to the use of one hook having a single point, or one lure with a single hook with one point. No more than three rods and reels or poles per angler may be used.

Chickamauga

Largemouth/Smallmouth/Spotted Bass: 5 per day in combination, only one may be a smallmouth bass

Largemouth bass: 15 inch minimum length limit

Smallmouth bass: 1 per day, 18 inch minimum length limit

Spotted bass: no length limit

Crappie (all species): 15 per day in combination, 10 inch minimum length limit

Catfish (all species): no harvest limit for fish under 34 inches in length; only one fish over 34 inches in length may be harvested per day

Striped Bass or Hybrid Striped Bass: 2 per day in combination, 15 inch minimum length limit

White Bass: 15 per day, no length limit

Yellow Bass: no creel or length limit

Walleye: 5 per day, 16 inch minimum length limit

Sauger: 10 per day, 15 inch minimum length limit

Paddlefish: 2 per day; season is open from April 24 through May 31. Culling is prohibited.

Rock Bass: 20 per day, no length limit

Redear Sunfish: 20 per day, no length limit

Bluegill/Warmouth and other sunfishes: no creel or length limit

Chilhowee

Largemouth/Smallmouth Bass: 5 per day in combination

Largemouth Bass: 14 inch minimum length limit

Smallmouth Bass: 18 inch minimum length limit

Spotted Bass: 15 per day, no length limit

Crappie (all species): 15 per day in combination, 10 inch minimum length limit

Catfish (all species): no harvest limit for fish under 34 inches in length; only one fish over 34 inches in length may be harvested per day

Walleye/Sauger: 10 per day in combination, 15 inch minimum length limit

Rock Bass: 20 per day, no length limit

Redear Sunfish: 20 per day, no length limit

Bluegill/Warmouth and other sunfishes: no creel or length limit

Trout: 7 per day, no length limit, only two may be lake trout

Cordell Hull

Largemouth/Smallmouth/Spotted Bass: 5 per day in combination

Largemouth Bass: 17–23 inch PLR, 1 fish over 23 inches, 2 under 17 inches

Smallmouth bass: 18 inch minimum length limit

Spotted Bass: no minimum length

Crappie (all species): 15 per day in combination, 10 inch minimum length limit

Catfish (all species): no harvest limit for fish under 34 inches in length; only one fish over 34 inches in length may be harvested per day

Striped Bass or Hybrid Striped Bass: 2 per day in combination.

Striped Bass: 32–42 inch PLR. Only one fish may be over 42 inches.

Hybrid Striped Bass: 15 inch minimum length limit

White Bass: 15 per day, no length limit

Yellow Bass: no creel or length limit

Walleye: 5 per day, 16 inch minimum length limit

Sauger: 10 per day, 15 inch minimum length limit

Paddlefish: 2 per day; season is open from April 24 through May 31. Culling is prohibited.

Rock Bass: 20 per day, no length limit

Redear Sunfish: 20 per day, no length limit

Bluegill/Warmouth and other sunfishes: no creel or length limit

Dale Hollow

All Species: 3 pole limit per angler from boat and 6 pole limit per angler from bank may be used

Largemouth/Spotted/Smallmouth Bass: 5 per day in combination, only two may be smallmouth bass

Largemouth Bass: 15 inch minimum length limit

Spotted Bass: no length limit

Smallmouth Bass: 2 per day, 16–21 inch PLR. One fish may be under 16 inches and one may be over 21 inches. Includes Wolf River upstream to South Ford Road bridge.

Crappie (all species): 15 per day in combination, 10 inch minimum length limit

Catfish (all species): no harvest limit for fish under 34 inches in length; only one fish over 34 inches in length may be harvested per day

White Bass: 15 per day, no length limit

Yellow Bass: no creel or length limit

Walleye: 5 per day, 16 inch minimum length limit

Rock Bass: 20 per day, no length limit

Redear Sunfish: 20 per day, no length limit

Muskellunge: 1 per day, 50 inch minimum length limit

Bluegill/Warmouth and other sunfishes: no creel or length limit

Trout: 7 per day, no length limit

Special Restrictions:
January 1–April 30: on the east fork of the Obey from Compton boat ramp upstream to Hwy. 52 bridge, anglers are restricted to the use of one hook having a single point, or one lure with a single hook with one point. No more than 3 rods and reels or poles per angler may be used.

Great Falls

Largemouth/Smallmouth/Spotted Bass: 5 per day in combination

Largemouth Bass: 15 inch minimum length limit

Smallmouth Bass: 18 inch minimum length limit

Spotted Bass: no length limit

Crappie (all species): 15 per day in combination, 10 inch minimum length limit

Catfish (all species): no harvest limit for fish under 34 inches in length; only one fish over 34 inches in length may be harvested per day

Walleye: 5 per day, 16 inch minimum length limit

Muskellunge: 1 per day, 36 inch minimum length limit

Rock Bass: 20 per day, no length limit

Redear Sunfish: 20 per day, no length limit

Bluegill/Warmouth and other sunfishes: no creel or length limit

Guntersville

Largemouth/Spotted Bass: 5 per day in combination, no length limit

Smallmouth Bass: 1 per day, 18 inch minimum length limit

Crappie (all species): 30 per day in combination, 9 inch minimum length limit

Catfish (all species): no harvest limit for fish under 34 inches in length; only one fish over 34 inches in length may be harvested per day

Striped Bass or Hybrid Striped Bass: 2 per day in combination, 15 inch minimum length limit

White Bass: 15 per day, no length limit

Yellow Bass: no creel or length limit

Walleye: 5 per day, 16 inch minimum length limit

Sauger: 10 per day, 15 inch minimum length limit

Paddlefish: 2 per day; season is open from April 24 through May 31. Culling is prohibited.

Rock Bass: 20 per day, no length limit

Redear Sunfish: 20 per day, no length limit

Bluegill/Warmouth and other sunfishes: no creel or length limit

Nickajack

Largemouth/Smallmouth Bass: 5 per day in combination, only one may be smallmouth bass

Largemouth Bass: 15 inch minimum length limit

Smallmouth Bass: 1 per day, 18 inch minimum length limit

Spotted Bass: From Chickamauga Dam downstream to mouth of South Chickamauga Creek, 15 per day, no length limit

Crappie (all species): 15 per day in combination, 10 inch minimum length limit

Catfish (all species): no harvest limit for fish under 34 inches in length; only one fish over 34 inches in length may be harvested per day

Striped Bass or Hybrid Striped Bass: 2 per day in combination, 15 inch minimum length limit

White Bass: 15 per day, no length limit

Yellow Bass: no creel or length limit

Walleye: 5 per day, 16 inch minimum length limit

Sauger: 10 per day, 15 inch minimum length limit

Paddlefish: 2 per day; season is open from April 24 through May 31. Culling is prohibited.

Rock Bass: 20 per day, no length limit

Redear Sunfish: 20 per day, no length limit

Bluegill/Warmouth and other sunfishes: no creel or length limit

Parksville

Largemouth/Smallmouth/Spotted Bass: 5 per day in combination

Largemouth Bass: 14 inch minimum length limit

Smallmouth Bass: 18 inch minimum length limit

Spotted Bass: no length limit

Crappie (all species): 15 per day in combination, 10 inch minimum length limit

Catfish (all species): no harvest limit for fish under 34 inches in length; only one fish over 34 inches in length may be harvested per day

Rock Bass: 20 per day, no length limit

Redear Sunfish: 20 per day, no length limit

Bluegill/Warmouth and other sunfishes: no creel or length limit

Trout: 7 per day, no length limit

Watts Bar

Largemouth/Smallmouth/Spotted Bass: 5 per day in combination

Largemouth Bass: 15 inch minimum length limit

Smallmouth Bass: 18 inch minimum length limit

Spotted Bass: no length limit

Crappie (all species): 15 per day in combination, 10 inch minimum length limit

Catfish (all species): no harvest limit for fish under 34 inches in length; only one fish over 34 inches in length may be harvested per day

Striped Bass or Hybrid Striped Bass:
April–October: 2 per day in combination.
November–March: 2 per day in combination, only one may be a striped bass.

Striped Bass:
April–October: 15 inch minimum length limit
November–March: 36 inch minimum length limit

Hybrid Striped Bass: 15 inch minimum length limit

White Bass: 15 per day, no length limit

Yellow Bass: no creel or length limit

Walleye: 5 per day, 16 inch minimum length limit

Sauger: 10 per day, 15 inch minimum length limit

Paddlefish: 2 per day; season is open from April 24 through May 31. Culling is prohibited.

Rock Bass: 20 per day, no length limit

Redear Sunfish: 20 per day, no length limit

Muskellunge: 1 per day, 36 inch minimum length limit

Bluegill/Warmouth and other sunfishes: no creel or length limit

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