Navigation Home - AA-Fishing Lakes Fish

Guide To Fishing At John Sevier Reservoir

AKA: John Sevier Detention Reservoir, John Sevier Lake

Pick A LakePick A SpeciesPick A State

What to fish for...

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, rock bass, warmouth and white bass at John Sevier Reservoir in Tennessee.

John Sevier Reservoir, TN

Located in the northeast corner of Tennessee, John Sevier Reservoir is a 305-acre impoundment with bass, crappie, catfish, white bass, bluegill and other sunfish. A small boat launch ramp off Tunnel Hill Road, on Beech Creek, is the only formal place to launch. Canoes, kayaks and small craft can be portaged from other locations around the lake. There are no amenities, camping or marinas here, so bring what you need. The town of Rogersville is a couple miles north of the dam, where you can find lodging and dining options.

Fishing Boats For Rent In TN

Primary fish species residing in John Sevier Reservoir

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Redear Sunfish Rock Bass Warmouth Sunfish White Bass

John Sevier Reservoir Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NO
RV Hookups: NO
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: NEARBY

Today's Weather & Forecast

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

John Sevier TVA Boat Ramp
This is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and both paved and gravel parking. It is located in the northeast side of the lake, off TVA Road.

Malindas Ferry TVA Boat Ramp
This is a one-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking. It is located in the northeast part of the lake, just south of the Malindas Ferry Road bridge, at the west end of the bridge.

Click here for a Tennessee Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

The closest camping is 15 miles away, in the Cherokee Lake Campground.

John Sevier Lake, TN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Lake Video

Contact Information

John Sevier Reservoir
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
3030 Wildlife Wa
Morristown, TN 37814
423 587-7037

 

Fishing lakes in each state.

AL Fishing Lakes AR Fishing Lakes AZ Fishing Lakes CA Fishing Lakes CO Fishing Lakes CT Fishing Lakes DC Fishing Lakes DE Fishing Lakes FL Fishing Lakes GA Fishing Lakes HI Fishing Lakes IA Fishing Lakes ID Fishing Lakes
IL Fishing Lakes IN Fishing Lakes KS Fishing Lakes KY Fishing Lakes LA Fishing Lakes MA Fishing Lakes MD Fishing Lakes ME Fishing Lakes MI Fishing Lakes MN Fishing Lakes MO Fishing Lakes MS Fishing Lakes MT Fishing Lakes
NC Fishing Lakes ND Fishing Lakes NE Fishing Lakes NH Fishing Lakes NJ Fishing Lakes NM Fishing Lakes NV Fishing Lakes NY Fishing Lakes OH Fishing Lakes OK Fishing Lakes OR Fishing Lakes PA Fishing Lakes
RI Fishing Lakes SC Fishing Lakes SD Fishing Lakes TN Fishing Lakes TX Fishing Lakes UT Fishing Lakes VA Fishing Lakes VT Fishing Lakes WA Fishing Lakes WI Fishing Lakes WV Fishing Lakes WY Fishing Lakes
 

John Sevier Lake in Tennessee.

Catfish, bass, crappie and sunfish fishing in northeast TN.

Fishing at John Sevier Reservoir, in Tennessee.