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Chattanooga Fishing



Chattanooga Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Chattanooga, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Green Sunfish

  2. Green Sunfish

    There is a 29.79% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 14 Green Sunfish counted.

    Chattanooga Green Sunfish Counts Chart
    Green

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  3. Bluegill

  4. Bluegill

    There is a 21.28% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 10 Bluegill counted.

    Chattanooga Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

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  5. Redbreast Sunfish

  6. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 12.77% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 6 Redbreast Sunfish counted.

    Chattanooga Redbreast Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redbreast

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  7. Redear Sunfish

  8. Redear Sunfish

    There is a 10.64% catch rate for Redear Sunfish, based on 5 Redear Sunfish counted.

    Chattanooga Redear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redear

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  9. Black Crappie

  10. Black Crappie

    There is a 6.38% catch rate for Black Crappie, based on 3 Black Crappie counted.

    Chattanooga Black Crappie Counts Chart
    Black

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  11. Largemouth Bass

  12. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 4.26% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 2 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Chattanooga Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

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  13. Longear Sunfish

  14. Longear Sunfish

    There is a 4.26% catch rate for Longear Sunfish, based on 2 Longear Sunfish counted.

    Chattanooga Longear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Longear

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  15. White Bass

  16. White Bass

    There is a 4.26% catch rate for White Bass, based on 2 White Bass counted.

    Chattanooga White Bass Counts Chart
    White

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  17. Channel Catfish

  18. Channel Catfish

    There is a 2.13% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 1 Channel Catfish counted.

    Chattanooga Channel Catfish Counts Chart
    Channel

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  19. Spotted Sunfish

  20. Spotted Sunfish

    There is a 2.13% catch rate for Spotted Sunfish, based on 1 Spotted Sunfish counted.

    Chattanooga Spotted Sunfish Counts Chart
    Spotted

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Recommendations above based on 11 species of fish and 47 fish counted for April around Chattanooga.

To date, there are 30 species of fish and a total of 1125 fish counted for Chattanooga and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 11/1/1853 (171 years).

Last Update: 4/14/2024 12:10:07 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Chattanooga are the following:

  1. Brown Ledge
    Good ledge that holds bass.


  2. Road Bed
    Road Bed


  3. Patten Spot
    Patten Spot


  4. Submerged Bridge
    Submerged Bridge


  5. Fish Attractor
    Fish Attractor


  6. Boat Ramp
    Boat Ramp


  7. Fish Attractor
    Fish Attractor


  8. Rivers Landing
    Rivers Landing


  9. Boat Ramp
    Boat Ramp


  10. Road Bed
    Road Bed


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Latest Chattanooga Fishing Reports

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  • New to the team! Tanner huckstep


  • About me
    I wake up every morning before the sun comes up hook my boat up to my truck and get to drive to my dream job on the water every morning. I have been fishing my entire life and


  • About me
    I wake up every morning before the sun comes up hook my boat up to my truck and get to drive to my dream job on the water every morning. I have been fishing my entire life and


  • Shallow water Bassin
    The shallow bite has been great fish are storming the banks after every warm night and the full moons. Last night May 5th that moon brought a ton of fish to the bank basically


  • Shallow water Bassin
    The shallow bite has been great fish are storming the banks after every warm night and the full moons. Last night May 5th that moon brought a ton of fish to the bank basically


  • MATCH THE HATCH


  • MATCH THE HATCH


  • Winter Flooding


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Top Chattanooga Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Lake Chickamauga Tackle & Outdoors
    We strive to provide any and all necessities for a successful day on the water. The one stop shop for the Commercial, professional, and recreational anglers.

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Top Chattanooga Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Scenic City Fishing Charters
    Capt. Richard Simms, a former TWRA Game Warden, and outdoor journalist with 50 years experience as a "Tennessee River Rat" ... is joined by six other guides, all ready to share an up close & personal experience to the area's finest

  2. Wishin I Was Fishin
    There is nothing more exciting to me than feeling a giant bass peeling line off a reel on a day to day basis. Fishing has always been my passion and it always will be, being able to share my knowledge with others is something I have always looked for

  3. Chattanooga Fishing Guides
    Chattanooga Fishing Guides is a professional bass fishing guide service in Chattanooga, Tennessee offering bass fishing trips on Chickamauga Lake.

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Top Chattanooga Marinas

  1. Island Cove Marina
    Island Cove is a full service marina and resort convienently located on State Highway 58, just north of Chattanooga. The marina is located at mile marker 477.5 on the scenic Tennessee River.

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