Each year Dale Hollow Lake provides recreational opportunities to millions of visitors. Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have many opportunities to fish, hunt, camp, picnic, boat, canoe, hike, ride horseback, and enjoy the outdoors.
In addition to its rare beauty, ultra-clear water and unspoiled shoreline, Dale Hollow Lake is one of the nation's premier bass fisheries.
Come float the pristine waters and relax, surrounded by the sounds of nature. As you cruise the peaceful lake, it feels like you are back in time, back to a virgin forest with an unspoiled lake teeming with fish. For privacy and peace, come back to nature -- come to Dale Hollow Lake.
Dale Hollow Lake holds the world record for the largest smallmouth bass and many other record fish have been caught. Dale Hollow Lake fishing guides and fishing reports are available for visitors wishing to attempt to catch that trophy fish.
Located in Clinton and Cumberland counties in Kentucky and Overton and Pickett counties in Tennessee, Dale Hollow is Kentucky’s oldest artificial lake, impounded in 1943 from the Obey River, and one of the earliest lakes built by the Corps of Engineers. The lake has 27,700-acres of water.
Dale Hollow Lake is located near the cities of Peytonsburg, Burkesville, Albany and Clinton.