US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District Website

Daily Fishing Update

Parks, campgrounds, day-use areas and other recreation sites are currently open but subject to change based on COVID-19.

Day Use Fee Collection Suspended Until October 1, 2020.

At this time we will not be selling the Corps of Engineer Annual Pass nor the ABT passes.  Honor boxes at our day use areas have been covered and fees will not be collected at this time.

In the interest of public safety, and in accordance with Center for Disease Control recommendations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is taking precautionary measures in closing facilities to assist public health efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.

The Corps of Engineers reminds all visitors to follow steps to recreate responsibly: honor the six-foot physical distance rule, stay home if you are symptomatic, and please avoid large gatherings. Restrooms will be cleaned once daily; use at your discretion.


Fishing Report and Water Temperature

Receive daily fishing information by phone: (931) 243-3408

For current fishing information and water temperature, please click HERE to visit the TN Fishing Report. 

Generation Schedules and Reservoir Elevations

For the latest generation schedule and lake elevations click HERE to visit the TVA Dale Hollow Dam web page.

Remember this schedule is subject to change at any time without notice.

Average June Pool Elevation at Dale Hollow Lake is approximately 648.00 feet above sea level. 

View the latest water management and river status within the Cumberland River Basin, including Dale Hollow by clicking HERE.  Look to the top right for "Go to River Status and Water Management Info". 

You may call TVA's Lake Information Line at 1-800-238-2264 to obtain the latest changes to this schedule and the weekend schedule.

  • When calling, Select 4 - which is for water release schedules. 
  • The code for Dale Hollow Lake is 35.  After the CFS report begins, push the # key and stay on the line for the latest generation schedule.

The Corps of Engineers, along with TVA, now offer mobile apps for tracking lake elevations and generation information.  Visit each website for further details.

Please remember to be safe when recreating on the lake. Always wear you life jackets and educate yourself on state regulations and proper vessel operating skills.

Please feel free to contact the Dale Hollow Lake Resource Managers Office at (931)-243-3136 Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. for more information on water safety.