Watauga Lake Fishing near Hunter, Tennessee

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Details for Watauga Lake

Species Caught Here:
Bass
Bluegill
Catfish
Crappie
Trout
Walleye

Public Property
36.322613 -82.122070

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 lake trout, walleye, largemouth bass, rainbow trout, flathead catfish, bream/bluegill, blue catfish, white bass, crappie, brown trout, catfish and smallmouth bass here. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning, baitcasting or trolling 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

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

  "With cool water temperatures this summer, anglers have reported catching small mouth bass, redeyes,..." Middle Fork South Fork New River

  "This is a hatchery supported waterway very close to ASU. Trout fishing is especially good here..." Elk Creek

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