Chickamauga Lake - WSMV Channel 4

Chickamauga Lake

Updated:
July 19, 2014
 
On July 19th the elevation of Chickamauga Lake was 682.37 feet  and rising slowly. The surface water temperature in the main lake is around 83 degrees. (To check daily elevations and projected levels of Chickamauga Lake visit: (http://www.tva.com/river/lakeinfo/index.htm

Crappie: Crappie fishing is still good on Chickamauga Lake. The Crappie are being caught under docks and around structure 12-18 ft. Tubes and minnows are the best producer for most anglers. Lantern fishing in the Harrison Bay area has been good on creek channel ledges.
 
Bass: Largemouth fishing on Chickamauga Lake is good. Most of the bass are being caught from 4-20ft. of water on a variety of baits. Bass are being caught in primary creek channels, like in the Wolftever Creek channel around Harrison Bay in 18 to 30ft. of water on spoons, jigs, and swimbaits .Bass are being caught around grass beds that have not been sprayed with herbicide. Night fishing for bass is fair at best.



Bluegill: Bluegill fishing is excellent around willow fly hatches using a variety of methods. 

Catfish: Catfish are being caught in coves and bays as well as some main river action. Lots of cats were caught last week in the 12 to 22 ft. on cut baits. Jug fishing is excellent on the entire lake.

Fishing Tip: Warning: Dangerous herbicides are being sprayed in the Chester Frost Park Harrison Bay area and since no signs are being posted, swimmers and fisherman, domestic animals and wildlife are at risk.




Submitted by: Chattanooga Fishing Guides
www.chattanoogafishingguides.com


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