Center Hill Reservoir, Tennessee Fishing

Location and Information: Center Hill Reservoir is located in Dekalb and Putnam Counties, Tennessee. This body of water covers approximately 17, 260 acres of surface area. You will find boating, kayaking and fishing here.

There are numerous different species of fish to find on this body of water. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find Sunfish, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Walleye, Bluegill, Crappie, Smallmouth Bass and Largemouth Bass on these waters.

Top Species and Creel Limits for Center Hill Reservoir in Tennessee

  • Largemouth/Smallmouth/Spotted Bass: 5 per day in combination.
  • Largemouth Bass: 15 inch minimum length limit.
  • Smallmouth Bass: 18 inch minimum length limit.
  • Spotted Bass: no length limit.
  • Crappie (all species): 15 per day in combination, 10 inch minimum length limit.
  • Catfish (all species): No creel limit for fish 34 inches and less in length; only one fish over 34 inches in length may be harvested per day.
  • White Bass: 15 per day, no length limit.
  • Yellow Bass: no creel or length limit.
  • Walleye: 5 per day, 16 inch minimum length limit.
  • Muskellunge: 1 per day, 50 inch minimum length limit.
  • Paddlefish: reservoir and its tributaries are closed to taking or possessing paddlefish.
  • Rock Bass: 20 per day, no length limit.
  • Redear Sunfish: 20 per day, no length limit.
  • Bluegill/Warmouth and other sunfishes: no creel or length limit.

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