Laurel Hill Lake in Tennessee

General Description

Laurel Hill Lake is in Lawrence County Tennessee, approximately 15 miles west of Lawrenceburg.  The lake is 325 acres and has a picnic area,  restrooms,  grills, vending machines, a primitive camping area. 

The fishing facilities include a "youth-only" fishing area located near the office/concession building. (Youths 16 and under may fish in this area)  Other fishing facilities include boat launching ramps, a fishing pier, boat rentals,  and fish attractors.


One embayment is for juvenile fishing, only youths 16 and under may fish. Nursery ponds may be closed as posted.

Largemouth Bass: 5 per day, 13–18 inch PLR. Only one (1) fish longer than 18 inches may be harvested.
Bluegill/Redear: 20 per day in combination, no length limit.
Crappie (all species): 15 per day, 10-inch minimum length limit.
Blue/Channel Catfish: 5 per day in combination, 14-inch minimum length limit.

TWRA Family Fishing Lakes License, Permit and General Information

What you can catch

Fish Species

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

Fishing Tips:

  • Bluegill fishing with worms, crickets, and mealworms is most productive in the spring in shallow spawning areas. 
  • Look for bluegill on or near the bottom in deeper water in the hot temperatures of mid-summer.

Contact Information

Region 2 Office: 615-781-6622
Toll-Free:  1-800-624-7406
E-mail the office

Interactive Map of Laurel Hill Lake
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