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Cherokee Lake Fishing



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. Rock Bass

  2. Rock Bass

    There is a 35.29% catch rate for Rock Bass, based on 6 Rock Bass counted.

    Cherokee Lake Rock Bass Counts Chart
    Rock

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE ROCK BASS COUNTS CHART


  3. Longear Sunfish

  4. Longear Sunfish

    There is a 23.53% catch rate for Longear Sunfish, based on 4 Longear Sunfish counted.

    Cherokee Lake Longear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Longear

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE LONGEAR SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  5. Sauger

  6. Sauger

    There is a 17.65% catch rate for Sauger, based on 3 Sauger counted.

    Cherokee Lake Sauger Counts Chart
    Sauger

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE SAUGER COUNTS CHART


  7. Bluegill

  8. Bluegill

    There is a 11.76% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 2 Bluegill counted.

    Cherokee Lake Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  9. Gizzard Shad

  10. Gizzard Shad

    There is a 5.88% catch rate for Gizzard Shad, based on 1 Gizzard Shad counted.

    Cherokee Lake Gizzard Shad Counts Chart
    Gizzard

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE GIZZARD SHAD COUNTS CHART


  11. Redbreast Sunfish

  12. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 5.88% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 1 Redbreast Sunfish counted.

    Cherokee Lake Redbreast Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redbreast

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE REDBREAST SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 6 species of fish and 17 fish counted for February around Cherokee Lake.

To date, there are 27 species of fish and a total of 843 fish counted for Cherokee Lake and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 9/1/1852 (172 years).

Last Update: 2/19/2024 8:27:13 PM

*** 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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Top Cherokee Lake Fishing Spots

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Cherokee Lake are the following:

  1. Flooded Timber


  2. Submerged Bridge


  3. Douglas Fish Attractor


  4. Cool Branch


  5. Submerged Bridge


  6. Douglas Fish Attractor


  7. Douglas Fish Attractor


  8. Finchum Hollow


  9. Shipwreck


  10. Gatlinburg Fishing Area
    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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Latest Cherokee Lake Fishing Reports

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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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