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Bunch Marine TN Team Trail Fishing Tournament
Roane County is home to Watts Bar Lake (WBL) and proud to host one of the top tournament series in the Southeast. We also hosted the TN Team Trail Classic Championship in October, 2018. The tournament on WBL is usually held in the spring annually.
In addition to Watts Bar, the tournament is also held on Cherokee, Chickamauga, Douglas, Ft. Loudon and Norris. To view the Roane County calendar for dates visit RoaneTourism.com/events and for tournament information visit TNTeamTrail.com
Tournament Directors include:
Michael Heidle, 865-466-9019
Kenny Barding, 252-571-9248
Matt McKee, 865-740-9780
Watts Bar Lake’s sport fishing ratings for crappie, black crappie, largemouth bass, and spotted bass are at or near the top in the TVA system. The area also provides many opportunities for birdwatching, with an extremely large population of great blue herons, over 120 nesting pairs of osprey, and bald eagles . There are many recreational opportunities on Watts Bar Lake, including a resort, campgrounds, marinas and restaurants. For more information about what to do on Watts Bar Lake visit GoWattsBar.com.