Dale Hollow Lake Fishing Report by TWRA, report by creel clerks and located at Huntfishbuddy
Dale Hollow Lake Tennessee Fishing Report: 24 May 2016
Reservoir Conditions: Fishing is fair and the water temperature is 68 degrees. The water level is at 648 feet and the lake is rising.
Smallmouth Bass: Several smallmouths are being caught early in the morning and late in the afternoon on topwater baits.
Largemouth: Several largemouths are being caught on cloudy days on buzz baits around shallow vegetation/weeds.
Walleye: Lots of walleyes are being caught while fishing at night using jerkbaits on points in 10 feet of water.
Bluegill and Shellcracker: Lots of bluegill and shellcracker are being caught on crickets and night crawlers fishing gravel pockets on 5 feet of water
16 May 2016
Reservoir Conditions: Fishing is good and the water temperature is 72 degrees. The water level is at 647 feet and the lake is stable.
Smallmouth Bass: A few smallmouths are being caught on shad and swimbaits while fishing flats in 12-15 feet of water.
Largemouth: Lots of largemouths are being caught on soft plastics while fishing around cover in 6-10 feet of water.
Walleye: Lots of walleye are being caught on jerk baits and spinner baits while fishing points and channel banks in 5-10 feet of water at night.
Bluegill and Shellcracker: Lots of shellcrackers and bluegills are being caught on night crawlers and crickets in 5 feet of water near bedding areas.
Catfish: A lot of catfish are being caught while using noodles baited with shad on the main lake.