Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Cherokee Reservoir

4.7

Hawkins County, TN

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 156 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Cherokee Reservoir, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Hawkins County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Cherokee Reservoir.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Hawkins County, Tennessee, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Cherokee Reservoir.

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Cherokee Reservoir Fishing Map

Explore the Cherokee Reservoir fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 36°13'42.7"N 83°25'12.1"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Cherokee Reservoir, TN

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Cherokee Reservoir to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Tennessee.

There are countless Cherokee Reservoir fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass, Spotted bass, Bluegill, Hybrid striped bass, Steelhead, Freshwater drum and others, as of June 20, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Min size

No

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Smallmouth bass

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Min size

No

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Spotted bass

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Min size

No

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Bluegill

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Cherokee Reservoir. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Cherokee Reservoir you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 20 species of fish in Cherokee Reservoir.

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Fishing Spots Near the Cherokee Reservoir

Must visit the following nearest Cherokee Reservoir fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.5

Jefferson County, TN

10 hot spots

4.8

Union County, TN

9 hot spots

4.8

Loudon County, TN

10 hot spots

4.4

Washington County, TN

10 hot spots

4.0

Buncombe County, NC

8 hot spots

4.1

Buncombe County, NC

10 hot spots

4.8

Meigs County, TN

10 hot spots

4.7

Sullivan County, TN

10 hot spots

4.7

Carter County, TN

8 hot spots

4.2

Burke County, NC

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Cherokee Reservoir

  • During the period from June 1 to October 15 only one smallmouth bass with the minimum length of 18 inches may be caught in Cherokee Reservoir. From October 16 to May 31 you may catch 5 fish per day with 15 inches of minimum length.
  • Largemouth bass are extremely active from March to April. The minimum length limit for largemouth bass here is 15 inches. Shad Raps, Rat-L-Traps, spinnerbaits, buzzbaits work excellent.
  • 15 spotted bass may be caught per day with no length limit.
  • Fishing season for paddlefish is open from April 1 to April 15. The area from Holston River upstream to John Sevier Dam is closed to snagging from March 1 to March 31 and from April 16 to May 31.
  • A heavy tackle and a 30-pound line is good option for paddlefish in Cherokee Reservoir.
  • Sauger and walleye are well caught on Rooster Tail or June Bug spinners.

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