Lake Graham in Tennessee

General Description

Lake Graham can be found approximately 9 miles east of Jackson TN, on Cotton Grove Road. 

From Nashville, take I-40, to exit 93, to U.S. Highway 412, and follow Hwy. 412 to Cotton Grove Road.

From Memphis, take I-40, to exit 85, turn right to Parkway, left on Bendix, left on Cotton Grove Road, then follow signs.

The lake is 500 acres and has public restrooms, a picnic area, a boat launching ramp, fish attractors, and a fishing pier

Watch for Belted Kingfishers, Great Blue Herons, and other water birdsPine stands and deciduous woods will yield a nice variety of woodland birds year-round. 


Largemouth Bass:  No creel limit for fish 18 inches and less in length, only one fish over 18 inches in length may be harvested per day.
Bluegill: no creel or length limit.
20 per day, no length limit.
Crappie (all species): no creel or length limit.
Blue/Channel Catfish: 5 per day in combination, no length limit.
Trout: 7 per day, no length limit.

TWRA Family Fishing Lakes License, Permit and General Information

What you can catch

Fish Species Found

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

Fishing Tips: 

In calm water, use top-water lures that make very little noise or disturbance in the water. In windy or choppy water use lures that do make noise.

Contact Information

Region 1 Office: 731-423-5725
Toll-Free:  800-372-3928
E-mail the office

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