Dale Hollow Lake - A Tennessee Treasure

Posted On
Jan 12, 2024
Destinations, Things to Do

Dale Hollow Lake - A Tennessee Treasure

Dale Hollow Lake sits on the northern border of Tennessee nestled among the Highland Rim Mountains, with 620 miles of natural shoreline of forest and rock outcroppings, and over 27,000 acres of clear water as one of the nation's cleanest lakes.

Whether you're looking for an intimate gathering or accommodating a larger group, there are 3 houseboat models to choose from that can sleep up to 12. Launch into your houseboat adventure from Sunset Marina located on the Obey River, just outside of Monroe, TN. The Ship Store at the marina offers many things you would want or need during your trip: watercraft rentals, refreshments, clothing, accessories, gifts, and more.

You're your own Captain on this vacation, no experience necessary. Choose from countless secluded coves to enjoy for the week, midweek, or weekend.


Moor your houseboat to the shoreline and tie off to the trees/rocks, crack open a cold beverage, and jump into that pristine water.

Anything you like to do on the water, you can do on Dale Hollow Lake. Swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding, waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubing, even snorkeling and scuba diving.



But if there's one thing Dale Hollow Lake is famous for...it's FISHING. The lake is known as the "Smallmouth Capital of the World" where 5lb bronze-backs are caught on a regular basis. There are more trophy smallmouth caught on Dale Hollow Lake than any other body of water in the world.

There are also huge populations of Largemouth, Spotted Bass, Walleye, Crappie, Catfish, Bluegill, Trout, and Musky, among others.

**Please note: you may need a separate license for each state's (TN/KY) waters depending where you are on the lake.

Bring your own boat or rent one from the marina; there is a variety of pontoons, ski boats, fishing boats, and jet skis to enhance your experience on the water.


Start planning your visit today! Call your friendly neighborhood houseboat agent at 888-454-8825 or fill out our Online Contact Form and we'll reach out to you!





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