US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District

Daily Fishing Update


Corps of Engineers 2018 Annual Day Use Passes are available for sale.  Please call the office at 931-243-3136 for a mail order form.

Daily Fishing Report

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

Fishing is reported to be good

Smallmouth Bass: Lots of smallmouth are being caught on swimbaits, jerkbaits, crankbaits and jigs in 10 ft of water on points and flats.

Largemouth Bass: Lots of largemouth are being caught on jigs and spinnerbaits while fishing shallow cover in the creeks 

Crappie: Several crappie are being caught near eastport in brush on minnows in 5 feet of water.

Walleye: Lots of walleye are being caught at night on crankbaits and jerkbaits in 10 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 4/23/2019 at 6 a.m., the lake elevation for today is 650.47 feet above sea level and is rising. 

 The surface water temperature is 60 degrees.

Average April Pool Elevation at Dale Hollow Lake is approximately 650 feet above sea level. 


Generation Releases

Day Time Period Generators
4/23/2019 midnight - 7am 0
4/23/2019 7am - 10am 1
4/23/2019 10am - 10pm 2 or more
4/23/2019 10pm - 11pm 1
4/23/2019 11pm - 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.