Daily Fishing Update

Fishing Report and Water Temperature

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.

View the latest water management and river status within the Cumberland River Basin, including Dale Hollow by clicking HERE

Month Mean Elevation Month Mean Elevation
Jan 642 Jul 647.21
Feb 644.71 Aug 644.39
Mar 647.67 Sep 641.57
Apr 649.38 Oct 639.63
May 649.85 Nov 638.5
Jun 648.96 Dec 639.8

You may call TVA's Lake Information Line at 1-800-238-2264 to obtain the current schedules.

  • 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.  Visit www.PleaseWearIt.com for more boating and water safety information.

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.