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TN (Loudon, Meigs, Rhea, Roane)

Watts Bar Lake Fishing Report

SEASON: Summer (Current)
SPECIES: Largemouth Bass
WATER CLARITY: 5/10

Relevant Gear for Watts Bar Lake Summer Largemouth Bass Fishing

Summer Largemouth Bass Fishing Reports

  • Reported by Tyler Turner

    5ft-8ft of water look around docks for under water grass. water temps are high 70s to low 80s. Using a lipless crank bait or Texas rig/ Tokyo rig 1/2 oz... Read More

    Season: Summer

    Structure: Docks

    Species: Largemouth Bass

    Forage: Bluegill

    Technique: Grass Jigs

    VMC Tokyo Rig #4/0

    Tokyo Rig #4/0

    vmc

  • Reported by Tyler Turner

    Water temp is high 70's too low 80's. Sitting on secondary creek channels to main lake channels points throw a deep driving crank bait or 3/4oz Strike King football jig... Read More

    Season: Summer

    Structure: River Channels

    Species: Largemouth Bass

    Forage: Shad

    Technique: Deep Diving Crankbaits (13'+)

    Berkley Dredger 25.5 Big Money / 3 1/4"

    Dredger 25.5 Big Money / 3 1/4"

    berkley

Other Season Fishing Reports

  • Reported by Omnia Community

    Finding isolated cover near shad schools in shallow water 3-6ft. I like to watch the birds in the backs of coves and look where they are predominately feeding. Those are... Read More

    Season: Winter

    Structure: Shad

    Species: Largemouth Bass

    Forage: Shad

    Technique: Shallow Diving Crankbaits (0-6')

  • Reported by Kristine Fischer

    low 40s water temps and a cold front makes for a tough bite. Mid diving small cranking up in the river produced the most consistent bite. When the... Read More

    Season: Winter

    Structure: River Channels

    Species: Largemouth Bass

    Forage: Shad

    Technique: Medium Diving Crankbaits (7'-12')

    Storm Original Series Wiggle Wart Natural Brown Crayfish / 2"

    Original Series Wiggle Wart Natural Brown Crayfish / 2"

    storm

  • Reported by Omnia Fishing

    Look for docks between the deeper water and spawning grounds as bass are hold on them as they make the move shallow to spawn.

    Season: Pre-Spawn

    Structure: Docks

    Species: Largemouth Bass

    Technique: Soft Body Swimbaits (Small/Medium)

    Keitech Fat Swing Impact 3.8" / Electric Shad

    Fat Swing Impact 3.8" / Electric Shad

    keitech

  • Reported by Greg Weigand

    Used a megabass spark shad on a 1/0 cool Baits under spin. Found a spot on the big bay toward the back end of Whites Creek with a larger... Read More

    Season: Spawn

    Structure: Humps

    Species: Crappie

    Technique: Soft Body Swimbaits (Small/Medium)

    Megabass Spark Shad Swimbait Albino / 3"

    Spark Shad Swimbait Albino / 3"

    megabass

  • Reported by Greg Weigand

    Used the Garmin Livescope to find brush piles in the coves along the larger creeks arms coming into Whites Creek off the main lake. Not all, but a few... Read More

    Season: Spawn

    Structure: Brush Piles

    Species: Crappie

    Technique: Soft Body Swimbaits (Small/Medium)

    Megabass Spark Shad Swimbait Ayu / 3"

    Spark Shad Swimbait Ayu / 3"

    megabass

  • Reported by Travis Branstetter

    Any wood on main lake . Transitioning back to deeper water.

    Season: Post-Spawn

    Structure: Laydowns

    Species: Largemouth Bass

    Technique: Neko Rigs

    ZMan 5" ZinkerZ Green Pumpkin / 5"

    5" ZinkerZ Green Pumpkin / 5"

    zman

  • Reported by Katherine Field

    Fun fishing on Watts Bar, found largies along rip rap using bassman compact tandem spinnerbaits and little john crankbaits.

    Season: Post-Spawn

    Structure: Rip Rap

    Species: Largemouth Bass

    Technique: Spinnerbaits

    Bassman Compact Series Tandem Blades Dirty Shad / 3/8 oz

    Bassman Compact Series Tandem Blades Dirty Shad / 3/8 oz

    bassman_spinnerbaits

  • Reported by Andrew Alonso

    Start shallow and work your way back to creek channels

    Season: Post-Spawn

    Structure: Brush Piles

    Species: Crappie

    Technique: Vertical Jigging Mid Depth (10'-19')

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