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Old Hickory Lake Fishing



Top Old Hickory Lake Fishing Spots

  1. suramadu
    7/13/2013 10:41:53 AM - suramadu


  2. fishing
    3/31/2013 11:49:49 AM - yum


  3. Percy priest dam
    1/11/2014 11:14:13 PM -


  4. Misty Cove
    6/29/2017 6:11:38 PM -


  5. WPT542
    4/4/2018 3:33:47 PM -


  6. Poole Knobs Campground
    8/1/2013 11:35:07 PM - Poole Knobs Camp Site


  7. Cedar Hill Lake
    5/13/2011 11:45:13 PM - Cedar Hill Lake 36.2717, -86.745


  8. Rock Bass106
    4/1/2021 5:30:31 PM -


  9. Bluegill831
    4/1/2021 5:12:17 PM -


  10. WPT540
    4/4/2018 3:33:47 PM -



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Old Hickory Lake Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Old Hickory Lake, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Rock Bass

  2. Rock Bass

    There is a 21.21% catch rate for Rock Bass, based on 7 Rock Bass counted.

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    Rock

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  3. Rainbow Trout

  4. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 12.12% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 4 Rainbow Trout counted.

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  5. Warmouth

  6. Warmouth

    There is a 12.12% catch rate for Warmouth, based on 4 Warmouth counted.

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  7. Bluegill

  8. Bluegill

    There is a 9.09% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 3 Bluegill counted.

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  9. Common Carp

  10. Common Carp

    There is a 9.09% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 3 Common Carp counted.

    Old Hickory Lake Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

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  11. Longear Sunfish

  12. Longear Sunfish

    There is a 9.09% catch rate for Longear Sunfish, based on 3 Longear Sunfish counted.

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  13. Striped Bass

  14. Striped Bass

    There is a 9.09% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 3 Striped Bass counted.

    Old Hickory Lake Striped Bass Counts Chart
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  15. Spotted Bass

  16. Spotted Bass

    There is a 6.06% catch rate for Spotted Bass, based on 2 Spotted Bass counted.

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  17. Brown Trout

  18. Brown Trout

    There is a 3.03% catch rate for Brown Trout, based on 1 Brown Trout counted.

    Old Hickory Lake Brown Trout Counts Chart
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  19. Gizzard Shad

  20. Gizzard Shad

    There is a 3.03% catch rate for Gizzard Shad, based on 1 Gizzard Shad counted.

    Old Hickory Lake Gizzard Shad Counts Chart
    Gizzard

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Recommendations above based on 12 species of fish and 33 fish counted for December around Old Hickory Lake.

To date, there are 23 species of fish and a total of 1410 fish counted for Old Hickory Lake and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1854 (168 years).

Last Update: 12/8/2022 5:13:03 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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Latest Old Hickory Lake Fishing Reports

  • October 2022 Fishing Report
    11/14/2022 8:50:55 PM - October was a fun month! Wind blown pockets and coves with shad offered exciting bass fishing action!  As the water level dropped the quality bass moved aggressively into shal


  • September 2022 Report
    10/20/2022 9:58:49 PM - Another hot month has come and gone! Although we had to fight the heat each day the crappie and bass kept us entertained while making memories. Like previous months the crappi


  • August Fishing Report 2022
    9/3/2022 12:51:25 PM - The last few weeks the fishing has been pretty good. We have had some tough days in the August heat but we have had many active days as well!  The bass have been biting on top


  • July 2022 Fishing Report
    8/8/2022 5:23:26 PM - July was a great month for BCGS and our customers. The crappie have been biting well on the upper end of the lake in 10ft-14ft while the lower end has been pumping out the lar


  • June 2022 Fishing Report
    7/13/2022 4:13:15 PM - Offshore fishing is hearing up! The crappie have now starting moving out into brushpiles in 14-22 feet of water. Casting Crappie Magnet jigs and tight lining minnows several f


  • May 2022 Fishing Report
    6/6/2022 6:39:41 PM - The action continues to stay hot! The bass crappie and hybrid have moved out and are now being caught in 10-20′. While some fish are still finishing up shallow from the spawn


  • April 2022 Fishing Report
    6/6/2022 6:23:55 PM - What a fantastic four weeks! The crappie were on fire shallow biting on live minnows and Crappie Magnets while the bass transitioned from shallow to deep in 4ft-8ft of water!


  • Brian Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League Event on Percy Priest Lake
    5/2/2022 10:40:02 PM - SMYRNA Tenn. – Boater Brian Carper of Murfreesboro Tennessee caught five bass Saturday weighing 17 pounds 12 ounces to win the MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H


  • Isaiah 117 Fundraiser
    4/25/2022 6:52:58 PM - Check out photos from our Isaiah 117 Fundraising Event that was held in April 2021.


  • March Fishing Report
    4/12/2022 10:23:13 AM - The last couple weeks has offered some amazing fishing! The crappie have been shallow and still being caught shallow in 3ft-8ft! Floats and minnows have been productive along


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Top Old Hickory Lake Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Fly South


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Top Old Hickory Lake Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Brian Carper's Guide Service
    Local Bass, Crappie & Hybrid Guides Proudly Serving Nashville's Percy Priest Lake & Old Hickory Lake since 2004!

  2. Angello Striper Guide


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