Roaring River

Jackson County - Tennessee


  • 10 catches

  • 51 followers

  • 2 spots

This river system in Jackson County is a tributary of the Cumberland River and is loaded with many different species. The lower section near the mouth is full of catfish, sauger, crappie, and other non-game fish species. Near the Roaring River Recreation ...

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Roaring River Fishing Reports

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  1. Nice to wade for the big brown ones again

    2 lb. 11 oz. 19 in. Smallmouth Bass

    1. Nice fish, That little river has some real good fishing in some of the remote stretches. Used to have some big redeye in parts of it as well. Old timers would use ...more cane poles and white jigs to tease the big ones out from under boulders. When the water warms enough there are about half dozen really good wading streams locally that hold smallmouths of 5lbs or so,,even bigger if you can handle a runaway train on ultralite tackle, it dont get much better imo
    2. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Jumbo smallie bro!! Great view, love the looks of them woods.. (MUSHROOMS) LOL
    3. Buddy Pierce 0
      Nice tank!!!
    4. Robert Coleman 0
      Awesome Smallie Will! Beautiful stream! 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
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  2. Cool day at the creek! I caught a big smallmouth for a small mountain creek, josh caught a stud Coosa bass, and Megan caught a rare Smallmouth x Coosa bass hybrid!

    1 lb. 14 in. Redeye Bass with a nedrig

    1. Will Schibig 0
      And nice to be back Noah
    2. Will Schibig 0
      Thank you to all of you
    3. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Congrats on them catches.. Never seen a Coosa bass before.. Very cool!! 👊👍
    4. john stimson 0
      a good day ,gr8 pics
    5. Noah Shapiro 0
      Long time no see will
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  3. Learned the hard way to switch out old braid when I lost 5 over 18” today when they snapped off but atleast I got one of them to the bank

    3 lb. 10 oz. 20 in. Smallmouth Bass

    1. Will Schibig 0
      Fish upstream from the boils access area
    2. Houston Hunt 0
      Dude! I'm going to Roaring River for the first time this wkend traveling from Murfreesboro. Any pointers or access advice?
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Live and learn Will. We've all been there at some point in our fishing endeavors! Nice Smallie there bud! 👍👍👍
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  4. Mad because I lost a 4.5lb creek smallmouth at the bank right after this

    2 lb. 5 oz. 17 in. Smallmouth Bass

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      Ahhhh, the 'Ol "Big one got away" story! Lol Couldn't resist Will. Nice Smallie there bud! 👍👍👍👍
    2. Rick Baker 0
      gorgeous smallmouth will! nice !
    3. jeff mcelroy 0
      good one Will
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  5. Details: Blackburn Fork Bridge

  6. Caught a few chunk smallmouth full of eggs below Cummins Falls, along with dozens of smaller ones

    2 lb. 2 oz. 16 in. Smallmouth Bass with a Swimbait

    1. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Nice catch Will, and sweet view!
  7. Little bass after class

    16 in. Smallmouth Bass with a fluke

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      Nice one Will! 👍👍👍
  8. Really big smallmouth rocked the fluke

    3 lb. 11 oz. 20 in. Smallmouth Bass with a fluke

    1. scott clark 0
      nice job
    2. Scott Sorrell 0
      Nice one
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Nice Smallie! Great picture! 👍
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  9. Caught my first coosa bass in the Falling Water River, ended up catching around 30. Only native to the Southern Appalachians and Cumberland plateau

    8 oz. 6 in. Redeye Bass with a stik o

    1. Will Schibig 0
      Sounds about right Marty, it's hard to tell apart from spotted bass other than a few small differences
    2. Marty Murray 0
      You really get around Will. I believe I have caught these red eyes in Norris Lake just never sure what they were. Always small & I think only get to be 8" ...more or so.
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Awesome looking fish Will!
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