Lake Info News

Summer Adventure? Check; Trash Bag? Check, Check!

Headed to the lake for some summer adventures? Remember your trash bags and gloves for the #trashtag challenge!

Trailing into Summer

In honor of National Trails Day, TVA spotlights its many miles of trails throughout the month of June.

Ocoee Whitewater Rafting Open for Recreation

COVID-19 is not throwing cold water on the 2020 Ocoee whitewater rafting season.

Saving Rare Beauties

The Tennessee Valley's sheer biodiversity means it includes endangered and threatened species. TVA helps care for such species in many ways. Here's an example: a rare, lovely orchid.

Hike into the New Year

We all do it—we make a resolution vowing to improve our health habits in the new year. What better time to get started than on New Year’s Day? Here’s how to have fun and stay safe while hiking.

Clean Water, New Fish

Welcome to the Valley! TVA aquatic biologists introduce a new fish species in tributary streams to the Duck River in middle Tennessee: the Tennessee Logperch (Percina apina).

What Lies Beneath: “Hidden Rivers” Premieres

A TVA-sponsored nature movie goes beneath the surface of the Tennessee Valley’s waters and takes you on a close-up tour of the astonishing variety of life in the water.

Watch for Our Mobile Aquarium

Get up close and personal with some of the fish that live in the Tennessee Valley — and learn more about TVA’s environmental stewardship mission — by visiting our mobile aquarium.

An App for Anglers’ Advantage

Join with savvy anglers and download the TVA Lake Info app, and learn to work with the Tennessee River system’s currents. It’s an essential tool for every tackle box.

Big Ones Below Norris

The tailwater below Norris Dam offers outstanding trout fishing and perfect conditions for paddling—and A.D.A. access to boot. Fun for everyone!

Creating Family Fishing Traditions on TVA Lakes

From trophies worthy of hanging on the wall to the simple joys of a bluegill on a little girl’s line, TVA lake fishing creates memories that cross generations. PLUS: 10 family-friendly destinations for fishing from the shore.

Fish are Having a Ball on TVA Lakes

TVA and TWRA are joining forces to create fish habitat in the Valley’s reservoir system by adapting an innovative technology originally created to help regenerate coral reefs in salt water.

Fishing for Scholarships

Valley-based Bethel University broke new ground by offering scholarships for bass fishing athletes. Now it’s a collegiate fishing powerhouse.