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Norris Lake Fishing Report

TN (Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Grainger, Union)

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Current Season

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Fall Styles

These are the styles that are relevant to your species in this season:

  • A-Rigging
  • Buzz Baiting
  • Carolina Rigging
  • Cast/Retrieve Deep
  • Cast/Retrieve Mid Depth
  • Cast/Retrieve Shallow
  • Chatterbaiting
  • Crankbaiting
  • Dropshot
  • Finesse Fishing
  • Froggin
  • Jerk Baiting
  • Livebait Rigging
  • Ned Rigging
  • Neko Rigging
  • Power Fishing
  • Power Jigging
  • Shaky Head Fishing
  • Spinnerbaits
  • Spybaiting
  • Texas Rigging
  • Top Water
  • Trolling Deep
  • Trolling Mid Depth
  • Trolling Shallow
  • Vertical Jigging Deep
  • Vertical Jigging Mid Depth
  • Vertical Jigging Shallow
  • Wacky Rigging

Lake Details


What you need to know about fishing Norris Lake

Norris Lake is a 34,000-acre reservoir located in North East Tennessee. Completed in 1936, the Norris Dam impounds 73 miles up the Clinch River and 56 miles up the Powell River. With over 800 miles of shoreline, there are unlimited places to wet a line. Boat launches located around the lake make it easy to get on the water. The size and diversity of the lake allows for many different species to thrive and it’s not uncommon to pull in stripers exceeding 50 pounds. Bass, crappie, walleye, and muskie are often targeted species as well. Bass alone draw anglers to the lake throughout the year with many major tournament trails choosing to compete on its waters. In the spring and fall, various species will be moving up shallow where finding the right creek arm could allow you to fill the boat. During the summer and winter months, a productive strategy is trying to locate deep channel swings, points, and humps where they tend to school up in their quest to locate bait.  Max Depth: 210 ft, Average Depth: 75 ft

Waterbody Type




Surface Area

95.48 sq. km

Avg. Depth

0 ft.

Species Present

Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Muskie, Crappie, Catfish, Sauger, Trout, White Bass

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    Omnia Recommendations

    Omnia’s custom recommendation engine matches products, styles, seasons, species, and this specific waterbody’s attributes and the selections you’ve made about how you fish this lake.

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    A-RiggingBuzz BaitingCarolina RiggingCast/Retrieve DeepCast/Retrieve Mid DepthCast/Retrieve ShallowChatterbaitingCrankbaitingDropshotFinesse FishingFrogginJerk BaitingLivebait RiggingNed RiggingNeko RiggingPower FishingPower JiggingShaky Head FishingSpinnerbaitsSpybaitingTexas RiggingTop WaterTrolling DeepTrolling Mid DepthTrolling ShallowVertical Jigging DeepVertical Jigging Mid DepthVertical Jigging ShallowWacky Rigging

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