Percy Priest Lake

Rutherford - Tennessee


  • 722 catches

  • 2K+ followers

  • 395 spots

Three species of black bass, striped bass, Cherokee bass and catfish top the wish list here. Crappie and Bluegill provide panfish action. Only 10 miles from Nashville, Priest is considered one of the finest smallmouth lakes in Tennessee. 14,200 acres

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Percy Priest Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. Crappie crank bait reeling slow with a small jerk every two rotation

    3 lb. 2 oz. 36 in. Hybrid Striped Bass with a Bagley Balsa Minnows

    1. 38 in ?????
  2. Percy Priest dam night fishing with small crappie crankbait (minnow)

    6 lb. 3 oz. 38 in. Largemouth Bass with a Strike King Slab Hammer Crappie Crank

    1. @jonathan thanks man great night fishing at the dam
    2. nice job. good size fish. JB
    3. great top water activity
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  3. Weighed 5 lbs on the nose

    5 lb. Largemouth Bass with a Jig

    1. Will Stewart 0
      thank you gentlemen
    2. good job. fun day
    3. good job. fun day
    4. good job. fun day
    5. Tod Fisher 0
      Great catch Will. Nice toad
    6. Nice on Will!!
    7. Will Stewart 0
      thanks Robert & Robert, Big Mc
    8. Very nice Will! 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
    9. jeff mcelroy 0
      get the net!
    10. Nice fish!!
    11. Will Stewart 0
      thank you gentlemen
    12. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice chunk!👍
    13. Joshua Meyer 0
      Daaaaaaaang! Nice catch!!
    14. Jim Worley 0
      Nice fish
    15. Chad Jaco 0
      Good one Will !!
    16. Will Stewart 0
      Thanks Josh
    17. Nice one Will👍🏻👍🏻
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  4. Largemouth Bass with a Plastic worm

    1. john stimson 0
      nice catch
    2. Will Stewart 0
      Thanks, he's good. he caught some nice ones today. His fishidy is messed up. trying to get it fixed
    3. Nice one's Will. Hows Jeff?
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  5. Largemouth Bass with a Plastic worm

    1. you can always count on getting some action on a plastic worm
  6. 1 lb. 6 oz. 16 in. Flathead Catfish with a nightcrawler

  7. Largemouth Bass with a Plastic Worm

    1. Will Stewart 0
      Thank you sir
    2. nice one
    3. View full conversation
  8. Flathead Catfish with a Shad

    1. Good Size Catfish. Fun day at Priest !! JB

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