Nickajack Lake by TWRA Creel Clerks

 

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

 

Nickajack Lake Fishing Report:      11 Oct 2017

Nickajack Reservoir

Reservoir Conditions: Normal elevation: 633.5 feet. Current elevation is 633.50 feet. The water temperature is 71 degrees.

Largemouth Bass: Slow. Anglers are using crankbaits or plastic worms along the grass closest to the large water. Some schooling fish are being caught below the interstate bridge.

Smallmouth Bass: Fair. Tailwater anglers are catching some fish while using crankbaits along the banks. Some striper anglers are catching some fish while using live bait.

Spotted Bass: Fair. Live bait or crankbaits are better than other lures. Fish the tailwater.

Crappie: Fair. Some anglers caught a few crappie on the upper end. Minnows and jigs are being used. Fish the tranquil and shady water.

Catfish: Good. Many fish were caught by drifters. Use meaty baits.

Bluegill: Good. Use crickets or worms around steep banks in the river for the better results.

 

 

 

 

04 Oct 2017

Nickajack Reservoir

Reservoir Conditions: Normal elevation: 633.5 feet. Current elevation is 633.54 feet. The water temperature is 73 degrees.

Largemouth Bass: Slow. Anglers are using crankbaits or plastic worms along the grass close to the large water.

Smallmouth Bass: Fair. Tailwater anglers are catching some fish while using crankbaits along the banks.

Spotted Bass: Fair. Most fish caught are tailwater fish. Live bait or crankbaits are better than other lures.

Crappie: Fair. Some anglers caught a few crappie on the upper end. Minnows and jigs are equal opportunity offerings.

Catfish: Good. Many fish were caught by drifters. Use meaty baits. Extreme upper reservoir and the lower reservoir are the areas being targeted.

Bluegill: Good. Use crickets or worms around steep banks in the river for the better results.