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Cherokee Lake Fishing



Top Cherokee Lake Fishing Spots

  1. Flooded Timber
    11/15/2019 8:57:52 AM -


  2. Submerged Bridge
    11/15/2019 8:57:52 AM -


  3. Douglas Fish Attractor
    6/21/2017 2:55:15 PM -


  4. Cool Branch
    4/1/2019 4:03:20 PM -


  5. Submerged Bridge
    11/15/2019 8:57:52 AM -


  6. Douglas Fish Attractor
    6/21/2017 2:55:15 PM -


  7. Douglas Fish Attractor
    6/21/2017 2:55:15 PM -


  8. Finchum Hollow
    11/15/2019 8:57:51 AM -


  9. Shipwreck
    4/1/2019 4:03:18 PM -


  10. Gatlinburg Fishing Area
    12/8/2013 2:29:22 PM - This is a small park with easy access for fishing. I took my son there several years ago and caught a couple small rainbows. 



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Cherokee Lake Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

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

  2. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 22.86% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 8 Redbreast Sunfish counted.

    Cherokee Lake Redbreast Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redbreast

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE REDBREAST SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  3. Gizzard Shad

  4. Gizzard Shad

    There is a 17.14% catch rate for Gizzard Shad, based on 6 Gizzard Shad counted.

    Cherokee Lake Gizzard Shad Counts Chart
    Gizzard

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE GIZZARD SHAD COUNTS CHART


  5. Striped Bass

  6. Striped Bass

    There is a 17.14% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 6 Striped Bass counted.

    Cherokee Lake Striped Bass Counts Chart
    Striped

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE STRIPED BASS COUNTS CHART


  7. Warmouth

  8. Warmouth

    There is a 14.29% catch rate for Warmouth, based on 5 Warmouth counted.

    Cherokee Lake Warmouth Counts Chart
    Warmouth

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE WARMOUTH COUNTS CHART


  9. Common Carp

  10. Common Carp

    There is a 5.71% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 2 Common Carp counted.

    Cherokee Lake Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE COMMON CARP COUNTS CHART


  11. Rainbow Trout

  12. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 5.71% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 2 Rainbow Trout counted.

    Cherokee Lake Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE RAINBOW TROUT COUNTS CHART


  13. Bluegill

  14. Bluegill

    There is a 2.86% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 1 Bluegill counted.

    Cherokee Lake Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  15. Longear Sunfish

  16. Longear Sunfish

    There is a 2.86% catch rate for Longear Sunfish, based on 1 Longear Sunfish counted.

    Cherokee Lake Longear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Longear

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE LONGEAR SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  17. Muskie

  18. Muskie

    There is a 2.86% catch rate for Muskie, based on 1 Muskie counted.

    Cherokee Lake Muskie Counts Chart
    Muskie

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE MUSKIE COUNTS CHART


  19. Rock Bass

  20. Rock Bass

    There is a 2.86% catch rate for Rock Bass, based on 1 Rock Bass counted.

    Cherokee Lake Rock Bass Counts Chart
    Rock

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE ROCK BASS COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 12 species of fish and 35 fish counted for December around Cherokee Lake.

To date, there are 28 species of fish and a total of 802 fish counted for Cherokee Lake and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 9/1/1852 (170 years).

Last Update: 12/8/2022 5:47:12 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.

View full Cherokee Lake Fishing Forecast to see all species and best lures and colors to use.

Latest Cherokee Lake Fishing Reports

  • me
    5/5/2013 8:29:55 PM - I like fish!!!


  • Largemouth bass in northeast Knoxville
    3/6/2012 6:21:30 AM - There's a couple local ponds i hit up if i got 30-45 minutes to get my line wet. The weather decided to brighten up Saturday and i got out of work early so...Got there and con


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Top Cherokee Lake Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Holston River Outfitters
    We are your local kayak rental and sales representative for Vibe and Feelfree. Check us out. We have lots of kayaks in stock along with accessories.

  2. Nathan Mountain Fishing Guide Service


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Top Cherokee Lake Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Holston River Outfitters
    We are your local kayak rental and sales representative for Vibe and Feelfree. Check us out. We have lots of kayaks in stock along with accessories.

  2. Nathan Mountain Fishing Guide Service


  3. Smokies Angling Adventures
    Enjoy East Tenessee fishing adventures like no other! Offering year round guided fishing trips on some of East Tennessee's premier lakes, rivers, and streams with professional guides.

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Top Cherokee Lake Marinas

  1. Swann's Marina


  2. Fall Creek Marina


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