Welcome to our Dale Hollow Lake Fishing Home Page

Dale Hollow Lake is a beautiful lake located on the Kentucky / Tennessee border.  The lake is surrounded by beautiful scenery and miles of shoreline.  It is a wonderful tourism area with plenty of accommodations, houseboats, warm weather, tons of water and some of the best smallmouth bass fishing in the country.

Dale Hollow Lake is home of the world record smallmouth bass that weighed 11 pounds and 15 ounces. Largemouth bass, crappie, muskellunge, walleye, catfish, gar, and trout are also available.  The majority of the fishermen come here for the world class smallmouth bass fishery.


Primary Species of Fish


Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass & Spotted Bass

The primary species of fish here on Dale Hollow Lake are bass.  Smallmouth bass are known as king of this lake, however, you can find plenty of largemouth bass and spotted bass here too.  It’s a big bass destination with trophy potential, especially for smallmouth bass.


Secondary Species of Fish


Walleye, Muskie, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Catfish, Crappie & Bluegill

Walleye and sauger are possible here to go along with crappie, muskellunge, catfish and trout.  The majority of anglers come here for the world class smallmouth bass fishery though, so don’t be surprised if you are one of the few anglers on the lake targeting other species of fish.