Tennessee Fishing Destinations

Mckamy Lake

Black Crappie Bluegill Kelp Bass and 1 more species

McKamy Lake, located in Tennessee, is a great fishing destination for anglers looking for Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, and Crappie. The lake is surrounded by beautiful wilderness and offers numerous recreational activities for visitors.

Fishing Tips:
- Use live bait or soft plastic lures to catch Largemouth Bass.
- Bluegill and Crappie can be caught using small jigs or worms.
- Fish around the lake's structure such as weed beds or submerged logs.
- Early morning and late afternoon are the best times to fish.

Prevalent Fish Species:
Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, and Crappie are the dominant fish species in McKamy Lake. Largemouth Bass can grow to over 10 pounds in the lake, making it a popular spot for bass anglers.

Nearby Activities:
McKamy Lake is surrounded by beautiful wilderness, and visitors can enjoy hiking, bird watching, and picnicking. The lake is also close to the city of Knoxville, which offers a range of entertainment options, including shopping, restaurants, and nightlife.

Best Time of Year to Visit:
The best time to visit McKamy Lake is from late spring to early fall when the weather is warm and the fish are active. The average temperature during this time is between 70°F to 90°F. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family.

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Today the bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species in North America.

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The kelp bass, a member of a large group of seabasses, which inhabit the eastern Pacific, is a robust fish ...