Watauga Lake Fishing near Hunter, Tennessee

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Bodies of Water near Watauga Lake

Watauga Dam

Hunter, TN

Griffith Branch

Hunter, TN

Dry Branch

Hunter, TN

Dry Branch

Elizabethton, TN

Wilbur Dam

Hunter, TN

Description for Watauga Lake, Carter County, Tennessee

Watauga Lake is a reservoir located just 4 miles from Hunter, in Carter County, in the state of Tennessee, United States, near Cardens Bluff (historical), TN. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including largemouth bass, brown trout, crappie, walleye, lake trout, catfish, rainbow trout, blue catfish, bream/bluegill, flathead catfish, white bass and smallmouth bass here. Whether you’re trolling, fly fishing, spinning or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Watauga Lake. Alternate names for this reservoir include Watauga Reservoir.

Join us as we discuss the Tennessee Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.

Fishing Reports near Watauga Lake

  "Fly fished a couple of times in different sections in Boone and once again on the other side of..." Winkler Creek

  "Caught rainbow brown & brook..." Joes Creek

  "Heavy current has turned on the spotted bass bite. Try jerkbaits and spinnerbaits in current breaks..." Fort Patrick Henry Lake

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