Guide To Fishing At John Sevier Reservoir
AKA: John Sevier Detention Reservoir, John Sevier Lake
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.
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.
Primary fish species residing in John Sevier Reservoir
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John Sevier Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NO
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NO
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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.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
The closest camping is 15 miles away, in the Cherokee Lake Campground.
John Sevier Lake, TN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
John Sevier Reservoir
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
3030 Wildlife Wa
Morristown, TN 37814
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John Sevier Lake in Tennessee.
General Fishing Info
Catfish, bass, crappie and sunfish fishing in northeast TN.