Nickajack Lake by TWRA Creel Clerks

 

Nickajack Lake  Tennessee report by TWRA Region III with the data coming from Huntfishbuddy

 

Nickajack Lake Fishing Report:     06 Dec 2017

Nickajack

Reservoir Conditions: The lake elevation is normal. The surface temperature is 57 degrees early in the morning.

Largemouth Bass: Fair. Lower reservoir anglers are catching some fish while using topwater lures, spinnerbaits, and square bill crankbaits. Some schooling fish can be found below the interstate bridge.

Smallmouth Bass: Slow. Just a few fish are being caught in the tailwaters below Chickamauga Dam. Use jigs, crankbaits, or small swimbaits.

Crappie: Slow. Just a few fish are being caught around the bridges or blowdowns. A few fish are being caught along some of the lower reservoir roadbeds. Minnows or jigs are being used.

Catfish: Good. Night crawlers, shrimp, cut bait, and other meaty baits are being used in the main channel.

Striped bass: Slow.

Bluegill: Bank anglers are catching a lot of fish. Use worms for bait.

 

 

 

 

29 Nov 2017

Nickajack

Reservoir Conditions: The lake elevation is normal. The surface temperature is 50 degrees early in the morning.

Largemouth Bass: Fair. Lower reservoir anglers are catching some fish while using topwater lures and spinnerbaits.

Smallmouth Bass: Slow. Just a few fish are being caught in the tailwaters below Chickamauga Dam. Use jigs or crankbaits.

Crappie: Slow. Just a few fish are being caught around the bridges or blowdowns. Minnows or jigs are being used.

Catfish: Good. The bigger the bait, the bigger the fish. The smaller the bait, the more fish are being caught. In both cases it needs to be meaty.

Striped bass: Slow.