Watauga Lake

Carter County - Tennessee


  • 25 catches

  • 416 followers

  • 26 spots

Watauga Lake, located southeast of Elizabethton, Tennessee, is the local name of the Watauga Reservoir created by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) with the 1948 completion of the TVA Watauga Dam.

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Watauga Lake Fishing Reports

Recently shared catches and fishing spots

  1. Details: 2 lb. 12 in. Black Crappie with a Bobby Garland Baby Shad

    Many

  2. 11 lb. 5 oz. Flathead Catfish with a Live Bluegill

  3. Largemouth Bass

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      The two you're holding Nicole look like Spots! And huge ones at that! 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍
    2. Keith Lester 0
      Nice fish.
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  4. Caught this and a Large Mouth 2" shorter (previously posted) 5 minutes apart at Mallard Cove Marina off the dock.

    21 in. Smallmouth Bass with a Live Bluegill

  5. Caught this and a even bigger Small Mouth (posting up next) 5 minutes apart at Mallard Cove Marina off the dock.

    19 in. Largemouth Bass with a Live Bluegill

  6. Rainbow Trout with a nymphs

  7. Fishing with bulldog outdoors! Gotta love fall! Feeding frenzy on shallow flat near channel swing, back of the creek.

    1 lb. 8 oz. Spotted Bass with a Strike King 1.2 square bill

    1. Phillip Russell 0
      Sorry, this one was under 2 pds.
  8. Fishing with bulldog outdoors! Caught during fall feeding frenzy on shallow flat near channel swing.

    2 lb. 11 oz. Spotted Bass with a Strike King 1.2 square bill

  9. Bass were feeding in back of creek on shallow flat near main channel swing ledge. Fishing with Bulldog outdoors!

    2 lb. 15 oz. Spotted Bass with a Strike King 1.2 square bill

  10. Details: 11 oz. Spotted Bass with a KVD Shad spinnerbaits

    Caught four small spots under a pound in this area.

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