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TN
United States
35° 13' 48" N, 85° 4' 48" W

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| Water Temp:81-90 F | Clarity: Stained
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Fishing Report
August 13, 2014
Chickamauga Reservoir: Reservoir Conditions: Summer normal elevation: 682.0 feet. Winter normal elevation: 676.0 feet. Current elevation: 682.5 feet. The water surface temperature is 83 degrees. Largemouth Bass: Good. Over 20 pounds is winning most evening tournaments. Plastic worms and crankbaits are being used along the grass edges, humps, points, and ledges mostly in the primary areas. Smallmouth Bass: Good. Upper reservoir anglers are catching a few mainly while targeting other species. Crankbaits, swim baits and jigs are the main lures being used. Spotted Bass: Most are being caught while targeting largemouth. Crappie: Good. Minnows or jigs used near lights at night, select docks and open water brush are the areas being targeted. Striped bass: Good. Sporadic activity. Some days are better than others. Most caught fish are under 10 pounds Bluegill: Good. River drifters especially in the upper end are catching a lot of fish while using worms. In the extreme upper end there is a heavy mix of shellcrackers. Catfish: Good. Bigger catfish are not being caught as often this week, but a lot of smaller fish are being caught. Chicken parts, worms, shrimp, shad and other baits are being used.
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Fishing Report Provided by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Rating:
3
Average: 3 (1 vote)
| Water Temp:81-90 F | Clarity: Cloudy
Fish Caught | Lunker: using a
Fishing Report
August 8, 2014
Reservoir Conditions: Summer normal elevation: 682.0 feet. Winter normal elevation: 676.0 feet. Current elevation: 682.5 feet. The water surface temperature is 83 degrees. Largemouth Bass: Good. Fish grass edges along the main channel. Topwater late and early. Plastic worms are the top choice. Mid lake may be better. Smallmouth Bass: Occasional fish caught upriver while using jigs or crankbaits. Crappie: Fair. Some trollers are catching crappie in the large secondary areas using crankbaits. Some docks and jigs in combination are working for a few crappie to be caught. Striped bass: Sporadic activity. Shad, jigs, topwater lures, and spoons are being used for bait. Bluegill: Good. Drifters in the main channel are catching many bluegill and shellcrackers are heavily in the mix near the tailwaters. Use worms. Catfish: Good. Drift the main channel with any meaty bait.
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