Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Dale Hollow Lake

4.6

Clay County, TN

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 130 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Dale Hollow Lake, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Clay 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 Dale Hollow Lake.

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

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Dale Hollow Lake Fishing Map

Explore the Dale Hollow Lake fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 36°35'31.2"N 85°21'41.3"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Dale Hollow Lake, TN

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

There are countless Dale Hollow Lake 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, Rock bass, Rainbow trout, Redeye bass, Spotted bass, Bluegill and others, as of May 24, 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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Rock bass

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

20

Min size

No

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Rainbow trout

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

7

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Dale Hollow Lake. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Dale Hollow Lake you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 19 species of fish in Dale Hollow Lake.

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Fishing Spots Near the Dale Hollow Lake

Must visit the following nearest Dale Hollow Lake fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.9

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9 hot spots

4.0

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5 hot spots

4.9

Sumner County, TN

10 hot spots

4.8

Meigs County, TN

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4.5

Davidson County, TN

10 hot spots

4.8

Union County, TN

9 hot spots

4.6

Davidson County, TN

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4.8

Loudon County, TN

10 hot spots

4.8

Coffee County, TN

9 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Dale Hollow Lake

  • You can use no more than 4 rods and reels on the territory of Dale Hollow Lake.
  • The daily creel limit for smallmouth bass at Dale Hollow Lake is 2 fish per day with length limits of 16-21 inches. One bass may be under 16 inches and one may be over 21 inches.
  • On the territory from Compton boat ramp upstream to Hwy. 52 bridge from January 1 to April 30, you may use only one single-pointed hook or one single-pointed hook lure. You may use no more than three rods and reels or poles.
  • Large lures and big baitfish are suitable for muskellunge fishing.
  • The best period to catch rainbow trout at Dale Hollow Lake is from May to June.
  • Live baits such as shads, worms, chicken livers and dough balls are popular for catfishing.
  • Try night fishing with stickbaits or jerkbaits for walleye in summer.

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