Percy Priest Lake

Rutherford - Tennessee


  • 825 catches

  • 2K+ followers

  • 396 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. 6 hybrid and 1 striper in about 30 mins this morning. All between 11-16 inches, but fun to catch.

    14 in. Striped Bass

    1. Just wondering what the best bait is for those on Percy Priest? Thanks!
  2. 2 lb. Largemouth Bass with a Bandit 200 Series Crankbait

  3. 1 lb. 5 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Bandit 200 Series Crankbait

  4. 14.0 in. Channel Catfish with a zoom

    1. nice. catfish. fun day. JB 🎣
    2. FisherMan Sam 0
      Kayak Fishing
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  5. Won back to back to back tournaments in our local BASS Nation club! Got the win last night fishing from 6:30 PM - 1:30 AM. The amazing part was having 10 keepers ...more by 7:45 PM! What an evening! Had 5 fish for 12.25lbs. That’s 4 wins on 3 lakes in 5 weeks. What a ride!

    3 lb. 6 oz. 19 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. black chatterbait
    2. black chatterbait
    3. Impressive! What was your lure of choice?
    4. great job. having a big Summer. JB 🎣🐟
    5. thanks!
    6. thanks!
    7. Right on Josh! Congrats brother! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  6. Bank fishing. Dangerous location. Do not recommend fishing from the bank at this spot.

    Largemouth Bass with a zoom

  7. Largemouth Bass

    1. jeff mcelroy 0
      mark, it was on a jig
    2. jeff mcelroy 0
      thanks Tod and Bryan!πŸ‘Š
    3. mark Smith 0
      What lure did you use
    4. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice one Jeff!πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    5. Tod Fisher 0
      wtg Jeff
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  8. 2 lb. Largemouth Bass with a z-man

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