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What are some places to fish in Tennessee?

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Fishing places in Tennessee include Center Hill Lake, Bedford County Lake, Dale Hollow Lake, Long Hunter State Park and the Duck River. Other places include Nices Mill, Cumberland River, the Stones River, Reelfoot Lake and J. Percy Priest Lake.

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Center Hill Lake is a deep and clear highland reservoir. It is home to fish species such as bass, crappie, walleye, catfish and bream. The lake has multiple launch ramps and beautiful shorelines. The state of Tennessee runs Bedford County Lake, which is home to multiple species of fish, including bass and is ideal for family outings. Dale Hollow Lake along the border of Tennessee and Kentucky is home to smallmouth bass and other species such as trout and the elusive muskie. Long Hunter State Park has one of the best fishing piers and is a good place for kids. The Duck River has species such as panfish, rainbow trout and bass.

Nices Mill receives frequent state stockings of rainbow trout raised in hatcheries. Cumberland River has a good population of bass, crappie, sauger and catfish. Stones River is home to bass, crappie, catfish, bluegill and red-eye fish. J. Percy Priest Lake has multiple species of fish and is popular for fishing tournaments.

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