Chickamauga

 

 

Chickamauga lake Tennessee fishing reports from TWRA creel clerks and the information is located at Huntfishbuddy

 

Chickamauga Lake Fishing Report:    22 Nov 2017

Chickamauga Reservoir

Water surface temperature last check was 59 degrees early and warming to 61 degrees. The lake is about 2 feet above the mean operating winter elevation.

Crappie: Fair. Minnows and/or jigs are being used for bait. Deeper docks, river bluffs, and grassy edges are the locations that are productive for anglers.

Smallmouth Bass: Fair. Some fish are being caught in the upper and lower reservoir. More fish are being caught on jigs than crankbaits.

Largemouth Bass: Good. Spooks are being used around shad in the shallows. A lot of bass are chasing shad in shallow water. Most are deciding to stay there.

Striped bass: Fair. Lower reservoir anglers are catching a few fish in the creek channels under the shad.

Bluegill: Great. Worms are being used in the creeks and along the river bluff walls to catch several fish.

Catfish: Good. Use meaty baits from your favorite source in the main channel.

 

 

 

 

15 Nov 2017

Chickamauga Reservoir

The lake level is about 2 feet below normal summer level. Water surface temperature is in the lower 60’s.

Crappie: Fair. Minnows or jigs are being used for bait. Deeper docks and river bluffs are the locations to explore in the mid lake. A few more fish are being caught in the creeks on the lower reservoir.

Smallmouth Bass: Fair. Some fish are being caught in the upper and lower reservoir. Most fish are caught while using crankbaits on rocky banks.

Largemouth Bass: Good. Several bass are being caught by those anglers using traps, spinnerbaits, and square bills. Fish around grass. 6 to 10 feet of water is the depth to fish. Several anglers are catching fish underneath the shad.

Striped bass: Fair. Some stripers are being caught in the mid to lower lake around baitfish. Swimbaits and spoons are being used by some anglers.

Bluegill: Great. Worms are being used in the creeks and along the river bluff walls to catch several fish.

Catfish: Good. Use meaty baits from your favorite source in the main channel.