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Daily Fishing Update

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Daily Fishing Report

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Fishing is reported to be good

Smallmouth Bass: Some smallmouths are being caught on jigs in 20-30 ft of water on points.

Largemouth Bass: Very few largemouth are being caught, but a few are being caught while jigging spoons under schooling shad in the backs of the creeks.

Crappie: Several crappie are being caught near East Port in brush on minnows in 10-15 feet of water.

Currently 137 drowning's have occurred on Dale Hollow Lake.  Of those fatalities, 0 were wearing life jackets.   

Remember a lifejacket is like a seat belt; it only works when you wear it.  Life Jackets Worn...Nobody Mourns!

As of today 11/14/2018 at 6 a.m., the lake elevation for today is 647.02 feet above sea level and is steady. 

 The surface water temperature is 58 degrees, and at 10 feet it is 57 degrees.

Average November Pool Elevation at Dale Hollow Lake is approximately 636 feet above sea level. 

Generation Releases


11/14/2018 midnight-5am 0
11/14/2018  5am-10pm 1
11/14/2018  10pm-midnight 0

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

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.

 You can also click here to visit the TVA Dale Hollow Dam web page.

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 or drop in our vistitors center in Celina TN.

 Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. for more information on water safety.