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Hiwassee Lake Fishing



Hiwassee Lake Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Hiwassee Lake, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Rainbow Trout

  2. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 37.72% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 367 Rainbow Trout counted.

    Hiwassee Lake Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

    ENLARGE HIWASSEE LAKE RAINBOW TROUT COUNTS CHART


  3. Largemouth Bass

  4. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 16.96% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 165 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Hiwassee Lake Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

    ENLARGE HIWASSEE LAKE LARGEMOUTH BASS COUNTS CHART


  5. Bluegill

  6. Bluegill

    There is a 15.83% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 154 Bluegill counted.

    Hiwassee Lake Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE HIWASSEE LAKE BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  7. Spotted Bass

  8. Spotted Bass

    There is a 12.02% catch rate for Spotted Bass, based on 117 Spotted Bass counted.

    Hiwassee Lake Spotted Bass Counts Chart
    Spotted

    ENLARGE HIWASSEE LAKE SPOTTED BASS COUNTS CHART


  9. Smallmouth Bass

  10. Smallmouth Bass

    There is a 8.32% catch rate for Smallmouth Bass, based on 81 Smallmouth Bass counted.

    Hiwassee Lake Smallmouth Bass Counts Chart
    Smallmouth

    ENLARGE HIWASSEE LAKE SMALLMOUTH BASS COUNTS CHART


  11. Redbreast Sunfish

  12. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 2.98% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 29 Redbreast Sunfish counted.

    Hiwassee Lake Redbreast Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redbreast

    ENLARGE HIWASSEE LAKE REDBREAST SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  13. Blueback Herring

  14. Blueback Herring

    There is a 1.13% catch rate for Blueback Herring, based on 11 Blueback Herring counted.

    Hiwassee Lake Blueback Herring Counts Chart
    Blueback

    ENLARGE HIWASSEE LAKE BLUEBACK HERRING COUNTS CHART


  15. Brown Trout

  16. Brown Trout

    There is a 1.03% catch rate for Brown Trout, based on 10 Brown Trout counted.

    Hiwassee Lake Brown Trout Counts Chart
    Brown

    ENLARGE HIWASSEE LAKE BROWN TROUT COUNTS CHART


  17. Yellow Perch

  18. Yellow Perch

    There is a 1.03% catch rate for Yellow Perch, based on 10 Yellow Perch counted.

    Hiwassee Lake Yellow Perch Counts Chart
    Yellow

    ENLARGE HIWASSEE LAKE YELLOW PERCH COUNTS CHART


  19. Rock Bass

  20. Rock Bass

    There is a 0.72% catch rate for Rock Bass, based on 7 Rock Bass counted.

    Hiwassee Lake Rock Bass Counts Chart
    Rock

    ENLARGE HIWASSEE LAKE ROCK BASS COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 19 species of fish and 973 fish counted for April around Hiwassee Lake.

To date, there are 35 species of fish and a total of 10035 fish counted for Hiwassee Lake and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 5/20/1936 (88 years).

Last Update: 4/18/2024 7:28:22 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 Hiwassee Lake are the following:

  1. Fish Attractor 22


  2. Ruins


  3. Jacks Creek Boat Ramp
    Jacks Creek Boat Ramp


  4. Fish Attractor 15


  5. Ruins


  6. Redbreast Sunfish


  7. Boat Ramp24
    Boat Ramp24


  8. Ruins


  9. Bluegill991


  10. Fish Attractor 48


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Latest Hiwassee Lake Fishing Reports

  • Spring Time Fishing is getting Hot
    This warm weather has got the bass moving up looking for a place to spawn. The Spotted bass are around 8 to 16 feet around rocky banks and points. Were seeing Largemouth bass


  • Spring Time Fishing
    It’s that time of year when you are sitting around at work and you know it’s a pretty day outside and all you can think about is going fishing. Well for me it doesn’t have to


  • Fall Fishing is in the Air
    Fall fishing is in the air it’s that time of year when you can book a morning fishing trip and make it back to the cabin in time to watch your favorite college football team.


  • Summertime Fishing
    Summertime fishing is here It’s been a super busy June. We’ve had some incredible trips and caught a lot of fish We’ve been on Lake Blue Ridge Lake Nantahala Lake Burton and L


  • Fishing is getting Hot
    It’s that time of year when the fishing is getting hot. The lakes are almost at full pool the fish are about done spawning and are starting to feed up before moving to their s


  • Spring fishing is here.
    Spring fishing is here we just had daylight savings time and the days are getting longer. This means TVA will start letting our lakes fill up to summer pool the water temps wi


  • Fishing is getting Hot
    Spring is in the air and fishing is getting hot the Spotted bass and Largemouth bass are starting to move up near the spawning areas. We’re starting to catch them near flats p


  • Fall fishing is here
    Fall fishing is here and if you’ve never fished in the fall or winter you have no idea what you are missing. TVA has started dropping our lakes to get them down to winter pool


  • Fishing Deep in the Summer
    We do a lot of fishing deep in the summer most of the lakes we guide on are deep mountain TVA impoundments. These lakes have Spotted bass Smallmouth bass and Largemouth bass a


  • Summertime fishing
    Summertime fishing is here the Largemouth bass has been moving out on the ledges on Lake Chickamauga. There has also been a Mayfly hatch going on so some good fish are hanging


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Top Hiwassee Lake Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Welch's Guide Service
    We are located roughly 85 miles north of Atlanta in Blue Ridge, GA. We have access to over eight different lakes in three different states (North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee). Our fishing guides are licensed Captains and can get you hooked on smallm

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