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TWRA Family Fishing Lakes

Coy Gaithers / Bedford Lake - Bedford County

Photo of Bedford Lake


Approximately 14 miles east of Wartrace and Shelbyville 

From I-24: Take Exit 105 (U.S. 41) toward Manchester .4 miles. Right on 16th Model Road 5.9 miles to Bedford Lake Road. 2.5 miles to lake entrance.

Lake Information:

(615) 781-6622


47 acres

Fishing Facilities:

Boat launching ramp - Fishing pier - Fish attractors
PLEASE NOTE - A daily lake permit should be purchased from a license agent in the surrounding area before going to the lake

Other Facilities:

Picnic area

Species Found:

Largemouth bass - crappie - bluegill - redear sunfish - blue & channel catfish

Fishing Tips:

Early mornings and late afternoons are the best times for bass fishing, especially with top-water lures, and some of the best bass fishing occurs in rainy weather. Use surface lures that make lots of noise.


Map of Coy Gaiters / Bedford Lake