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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. Smallmouth Bass

  2. Smallmouth Bass

    There is a 36.67% catch rate for Smallmouth Bass, based on 22 Smallmouth Bass counted.

    Cherokee Lake Smallmouth Bass Counts Chart
    Smallmouth

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE SMALLMOUTH BASS COUNTS CHART


  3. Rock Bass

  4. Rock Bass

    There is a 16.67% catch rate for Rock Bass, based on 10 Rock Bass counted.

    Cherokee Lake Rock Bass Counts Chart
    Rock

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE ROCK BASS COUNTS CHART


  5. Redbreast Sunfish

  6. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 13.33% 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


  7. Bluegill

  8. Bluegill

    There is a 10% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 6 Bluegill counted.

    Cherokee Lake Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  9. Spotted Bass

  10. Spotted Bass

    There is a 6.67% catch rate for Spotted Bass, based on 4 Spotted Bass counted.

    Cherokee Lake Spotted Bass Counts Chart
    Spotted

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE SPOTTED BASS COUNTS CHART


  11. Longnose Gar

  12. Longnose Gar

    There is a 3.33% catch rate for Longnose Gar, based on 2 Longnose Gar counted.

    Cherokee Lake Longnose Gar Counts Chart
    Longnose

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE LONGNOSE GAR COUNTS CHART


  13. White Crappie

  14. White Crappie

    There is a 3.33% catch rate for White Crappie, based on 2 White Crappie counted.

    Cherokee Lake White Crappie Counts Chart
    White

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE WHITE CRAPPIE COUNTS CHART


  15. Channel Catfish

  16. Channel Catfish

    There is a 1.67% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 1 Channel Catfish counted.

    Cherokee Lake Channel Catfish Counts Chart
    Channel

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE CHANNEL CATFISH COUNTS CHART


  17. Green Sunfish

  18. Green Sunfish

    There is a 1.67% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 1 Green Sunfish counted.

    Cherokee Lake Green Sunfish Counts Chart
    Green

    ENLARGE CHEROKEE LAKE GREEN SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  19. Longear Sunfish

  20. Longear Sunfish

    There is a 1.67% 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


Recommendations above based on 13 species of fish and 60 fish counted for June 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: 6/10/2024 10:02:20 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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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. Norris Fish Attractor


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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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