Fishing and Walleye Boat Rentals

As fishing enthusiasts know, there is no better place than Dale Hollow to cast your lines. The clear waters of Dale Hollow and the careful infusion of fish from the nearby National Fish Hatchery make it a destination for fishing tournaments and weekend fishing expeditions. Water temperatures and weather make the lake a year-round fishing favorite.

Species of fish that are caught in Dale Hollow Lake are Largemouth/Spotted/Smallmouth Bass, Crappie, Catfish (all species), White Bass, Yellow Bass, Walleye, Rock Bass, Redear Sunfish, Muskellunge, Bluegill/Warmouth and other sunfishes and trout.

For more information about fishing at Dale Hollow, click here.

While fishing is not allowed from the marinas due to Corps of Engineers rules, there are spots near each marina where those with fishing licenses may drop a line in the water.

Our stores at each marina carry fishing supplies, including night crawlers and redworms. A small assortment of tackle is available at our store at Cedar Hill with a wider assortment at Dale Hollow Marina (pictured above) .

Bass boats are flat bottom boats that can accommodate two people. They are equipped with a depth finder, trolling motor, live wells, adult-sized life jackets and safety equipment.

Fishing Boat – $200 + tax per day

A Walleye Boat is an aluminum craft with a deep V hole. It seats up to three people. It is equipped with depth finder, live wells, trolling motor, adult-sized life jackets and safety equipment.

Walleye Boat – $250 + tax per day

Bass and walleye boats are rented through Dale Hollow Marina.

To reserve your boat, call 931-243-2211.

To Rent a Bass Boat or Walleye Boat:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Must have a current State of Tennessee Boating Safety License.
  • Out-of-state guests must have proof that they are properly licensed to operate a boat in their home state.
  • No pets allowed on boats or anywhere on the marina property.
  • A deposit of $600 is charged at the time of the reservation. Deposits are non-refundable and are applied to the balance due for the rental.
  • A separate damage deposit is required for all boat rentals but will only be charged should you return the boat with damages.
  • Minimum rental time is 1 day for any fishing boat.
  • Boats are rented with a full tank of gas and must be returned with a full tank of gas.
  • No tubing or pulling from the back of a watercraft is allowed.

Pick Up

8:30 a.m.

Return

5 p.m. 

Fishing boats are outfitted with:

Adult Life Jackets

Flotation Throw Cushions

Fire Extinguisher

Safety Whistle

Paddles

How to Reserve Your Boat

Reserving your fishing boat is a two-part process.

1. Fill out the form below. After you submit the completed form with your requested dates, a staff member from Dale Hollow Marinas will contact you by phone to discuss your fishing boat reservation. Please double check to endure that your contact information is correct. Simply completing and submitting this Reservation & Information form does not constitute a completed reservation. 

2. Secure your rental. At the time of the phone call, we will take your deposit. We have found this process removes any confusion during online booking and gives you a chance to talk with a real person about your rental. Your reservation will be confirmed at that time.

3. Phone contact. If you have not heard from us within 24 hours of completing the form below, please call our reservations desk at 931-234-2211.

We look forward to your visit.

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