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Old Hickory Lake Fishing



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 23.45% catch rate for Rock Bass, based on 34 Rock Bass counted.

    Old Hickory Lake Rock Bass Counts Chart
    Rock

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  3. Longear Sunfish

  4. Longear Sunfish

    There is a 20.69% catch rate for Longear Sunfish, based on 30 Longear Sunfish counted.

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  5. Bluegill

  6. Bluegill

    There is a 13.79% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 20 Bluegill counted.

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  7. Smallmouth Bass

  8. Smallmouth Bass

    There is a 13.79% catch rate for Smallmouth Bass, based on 20 Smallmouth Bass counted.

    Old Hickory Lake Smallmouth Bass Counts Chart
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  9. Green Sunfish

  10. Green Sunfish

    There is a 11.03% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 16 Green Sunfish counted.

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  11. Largemouth Bass

  12. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 6.9% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 10 Largemouth Bass counted.

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  13. Black Crappie

  14. Black Crappie

    There is a 2.76% catch rate for Black Crappie, based on 4 Black Crappie counted.

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  15. Longnose Gar

  16. Longnose Gar

    There is a 2.07% catch rate for Longnose Gar, based on 3 Longnose Gar counted.

    Old Hickory Lake Longnose Gar Counts Chart
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  17. Striped Bass

  18. Striped Bass

    There is a 1.38% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 2 Striped Bass counted.

    Old Hickory Lake Striped Bass Counts Chart
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  19. Warmouth

  20. Warmouth

    There is a 1.38% catch rate for Warmouth, based on 2 Warmouth counted.

    Old Hickory Lake Warmouth Counts Chart
    Warmouth

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Recommendations above based on 14 species of fish and 145 fish counted for May around Old Hickory Lake.

To date, there are 25 species of fish and a total of 1475 fish counted for Old Hickory Lake and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1854 (170 years).

Last Update: 5/17/2024 11:56:23 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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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Old Hickory Lake are the following:

  1. suramadu
    suramadu


  2. fishing
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  3. WPT542


  4. Percy priest dam


  5. Poole Knobs Campground
    Poole Knobs Camp Site


  6. Rock Bass106


  7. Bluegill831


  8. WPT540


  9. WPT541


  10. WPT515


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Latest Old Hickory Lake Fishing Reports

  • March and April Reports
    The last 2 months have offered some of the best fishing of the year! As the bass moved up to spawn we caught hundreds of pre-spawn bass in 2 to 5ft of water on topwater baits


  • Jan & Feb Fishing Reports
    Although it was very cold January and February offered some of the best fishing of the year! Fishing with Alabama Rig we caught three to five pound largemouths and smallmouth


  • Nov & Dec Fishing Reports!
    November and December were great for fishing with our clients! After the cooler temperatures moved in the crappie have been very active in deep water 20ft – 45ft and the bass


  • Sept & Oct 2023 Fishing Reports
    September and October were big transitional months. During September the fishing was tougher than normal. We used live minnows to catch crappie in brushpiles in 10 to 20ft of


  • August 2023 Fishing Report
    It was definitely the hottest month of the year but the fishing did not slow down much at all. The bass stayed very active while the crappie slowed down just a little. Plasti


  • July 2023 Fishing Report
    July is always the beginning of the dog days of summer but unlike many years the fishing did not slow down a bit! We caught thousands of fishing and had near one hundred memo


  • June 2023 Fishing Report
    June was a spectacular month of fishing! The bass and crappie were very active deeper in 8ft-20ft.  Deep crankbaits and plastic worms were our most productive lures for bass


  • May 2023 Fishing Report
    May was a phenomenal month for fishing! Bass crappie and hybrid were on fire. As the temperature warmed up the fish moved out deeper and began feeding for the summer.  The en


  • April 2023 Fishing Report
    Although we had tons of wind April was a good month for BCGS! The crappie moved up shallow at the beginning of April and we were able to catch stringers of crappie from two t


  • March 2023 Fishing Report
    The last 4 weeks the crappie have been on FIRE!  We have been catching hundreds of slabs in 2ft-5ft on jigs and minnows around stumps and isolated wood.  The spawn has been i


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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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