Melton Hill Lake Fishing

Four miles southeast of Oak Ridge lies a fishing destination called Melton Hill Lake. Stocked annually with game fish, this 5,700-acre lake includes 170 miles of shoreline. While this lake is mainly a cool-water reservoir, there’s an area near the Bull Run Steam Plant where warm water discharges from the facility into the lake. The varying temperatures attract many different species of fish, including muskellunge, white crappie, sauger, largemouth bass, northern pike, striped bass, hybrid striped bass, and skipjack herring. Most fishermen who stop by are hoping to catch the lake’s striped bass, muskie and crappie. In fact, this lake is home to the state-record muskie, which weighed a whopping 43 pounds, 14 ounces. Melton Hill Lake has many boat ramps for larger boats and offers several access points for launching canoes or kayaks.

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Melton Hill Lake boat ramps:

The following boat ramps provide access to Melton Hill Lake.

Gas/Dock Boat Ramp
9205 Shady Oak Ln Knoxville, TN
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Guinn Road Park Boat Ramp
4112-4114 Guinn Rd Knoxville, TN
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Melton Hill Park Boat Ramp
Williams Bend Rd Knoxville, TN
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Melton Lake Dam/Park Boat Ramp
Melton Hill Dam Lenoir City, TN
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Hickory Creek Park Boat Ramp
Hickory Creek Hardin Valley, TN
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Conner Creek Putin Boat Ramp
2701-2801 Williams Rd Knoxville, TN
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Bullrun Creek Ramp Boat Ramp
706-720 New Henderson Rd Knoxville, TN
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Oak Ridge Marina Boat Ramp
205 House Boat Row Oak Ridge, TN 8654826538
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Clark Center Park Boat Ramp
Bull Bluff Rd Knoxville, TN
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Solway Park Boat Ramp
Edgemoor Rd Oak Ridge, TN
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Gibbs Ferry Park Boat Ramp
Farmer Hollow Clinton, TN
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Lost Bottom Park Boat Ramp
1201-1359 Ridgeview Dr Clinton, TN
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