Adams Guide Service
Adams Guide Service can help you catch fish on several primer lakes in the Tennessee area, including Old Hickory, J. Percy Priest, and Center Hill Lake. They can accommodate any large parties by utilizing several qualified professionals in the area. Contact them and tell them what you are looking for and they can give you and your group a great experience on the water. Check out the website link below for several pictures of fish caught on guide trips.
How Not to Launch Your Boat
Make sure that when you launch your boat, it's in the water
Tips For Light Line
Learn how to land big bass using lighter line.
Family Fishing Trip Lands Bald Eagle
Video: A bald eagle gets snagged in the line of a fisherman.
Oklahoma’s Largemouth Bass Record Broken
Dale Miller breaks Oklahoma's largemouth record on Cedar Lake
Walleye in the throat of a northern pike.
Video of angler catching a walleye in the throat of a northern pike.
Favorite Prespawn Lipless Crankbait Colors
Learn the best colors to use in different water conditions.
State Striper Record Shattered
The state record for striped bass has been annihilated by over 15 pounds.
New State Record for Yellow Perch
Thomas Lewis reeled in new state record for yellow perch on Feb. 27.
Prespawn Jerkbait Tips Using The Ima Flit 120
Paul Mueller demos effective jerkbait techniques for smallmouth bass
Weedless Bait Tips
Make sure your soft plastic baits don't get snagged with this basic rigging tip
Center Hill Lake is a reservoir in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is located in Middle Tennessee near Smithville. Created by means of a dam constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1948, the lake had a dual purpose: electricity production and flood control. Center Hill Dam is 260 ft (79 m) high, and it is composed of concrete and earth structures, with 8 gates that are 50 ft (15 m) wide each. The lake, which is 64 miles (103 km) long, covers an area of 18,220 acres (73.7 km2). Center Hill Lake has a storage capacity of 762,000 acre feet (940,000,000 m˛) of water. The lake has approximately 415 mi (668 km) of shoreline, with the deepest point at 190 ft (58 m). The water shed area for the lake is 2,174 square miles (5,631 km˛). The lake is well-known for water recreation and fishing.
Thursday May 9th 2013
Smallmouth bass bite is best in the creeks and the mouths of the creeks. Try swim baits, spinners and jigs. Largemouth are striking crank and spinner baits.
Thursday May 9th 2013
Smallmouth bass bite is very good on top water baits in shallow water and also in the creeks. Crappie are biting minnows. Bluegill are being caught on night-crawlers in 5-8 feet of water.
Monday Apr 29th 2013
Fishing is fair. Water temperature is 66 degrees; lake is rising. Bass fishing is fair on floating worms and jigs while fishing shallow cover in the creeks. Crappie fishing is slow with a few fish being caught in the laydowns in 5 feet of water. A few walleye are being caught near Pates Ford while trolling in 15 feet of water.
Wednesday Apr 17th 2013
Fishing is good. Water temperature is 61degrees; lake is fairly stable. Several bass are being caught on jerkbaits, topwater baits and spinnerbaits while fishing in 2-to-10 feet of water. A few crappie are being caught near docks while fishing minnows in 5-to-10 feet of water. Walleye fishing is fair above Pates Ford while trolling cranksbaits in 10-to-15 feet of water.
Thursday Apr 11th 2013
Smallmouth bass bite is decent on jigs and jerk baits in shallow water.
Thursday Mar 28th 2013
from The Tennessean
Some smallmouth bass are being caught on jigs, crank baits and spinners. Crappie bite is best on jigs. Spotted bass bite has improved on jerk baits.
Monday Mar 11th 2013
Water temperature is 51 degrees; lake is rising. Several bass are being caught on jerkbaits, crankbaits, and jigs in 5-to-15 feet of water in the creeks. Crappie fishing is slow with a few being caught in sunken brush in 10 feet of water on minnows. Walleye fishing has been good near Webbs Camp on jigs in 20 feet of water.
Monday Mar 4th 2013
Smallmouth bass bite has dropped off a bit, but some are still being caught on jigs and cranks in 15-20 feet of water.