“Just shaking my head......”

Since: Mar 09


#1 Mar 12, 2009
What can you all tell me about New Lake? Is it also a park? Is the fishing any good? Other than Henry Horton are there any nice parks with picnic tables or campsites anywhere close? Any nature trails or hiking trails within close driving distance. Summer is coming and I'd like to see what the options are.

Nolensville, TN

#2 Mar 12, 2009
There is a beautiful park in Maury Co called Chickasaw Trace with tables and hiking trails...Not sure of camping but the mountain bike trails are un-believable!! The park is off Hwy 7 in Columbia. Fishing at New Lake is ok considering what you want to catch but they don't have hiking trails or camping available. How far you looking to drive??

“Just shaking my head......”

Since: Mar 09


#3 Mar 12, 2009
Just looking for a day trip or an overnight, dont want to go much farther than maybe 75 miles.

Nolensville, TN

#4 Mar 12, 2009
Log onto Tennessee State Parks website then because there is all kinds of beautiful places and parks within that range!

Lewisburg, TN

#5 Mar 12, 2009
tims ford has a beautiful place to visit.don't know the distance but my own familty takes day trips there with boats ,pontoon boats and campers.and go up to the restaurant by pontoon or cabin cruiser to the restaurant.they love it.stay overnight,swim.picnic,cookout.
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College Grove, TN

#6 Mar 12, 2009
i hear the crappie are really biting out there on new lake. might wanna try a black and green 1/16 oz. cappie jig. bjb told me caught his limit in 15 minutes over near knocked up bluff! good luck on new lake you'll have to compete with the mexicans to even take a decent fish.

Cambridge, VT

#7 Mar 13, 2009
If you don't have the jigs...No need to worry because the bait shop that's located near the boat ramp has them for sale. Also having pretty good luck catching the rainbow trout on Berkley's powerbait or simply just a piece of corn...Sauger hitting real good also on south side of the lake on 3/4oz Hoppy's Stroker Jig...Be sure to attatch a trailer hook to the jig and tip it with a piece of hotdog that has been spiked with garlic flavored spike it
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College Grove, TN

#8 Mar 13, 2009
i porked a huge brownie out there one time. i was throwing a carolina rigged sexy shad spinnerbait with and orange trailer hook, used a hot n spicy vienna sausage for trailer cuz i was outta hot dogs.
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College Grove, TN

#9 Mar 13, 2009
i like to use catfish dynamite honey mustard flavor available at walmart it its killer on big catfish and even good for turtles and canadian geese

Columbia, TN

#10 Mar 14, 2009
Never let it be said that I never said one good thing about this administration
So here goes I do approve of the clean up at the Lake, they have improved it they could have done better, but hey what should I expect?

Now take the lake and all the property around it in the city limits as it did increase property values and let the city collect city taxes off of it letís make it productive property as to taxpayers benefit.

How about using city prisoners labor to keep it mowed and cleaned up too.

Alameda, CA

#11 Mar 14, 2009
You guys are idiots!! This guy started a post wanting to know people's opinions about how the fishing was and if there was anymore nice parks in the area and yet once again you retards go and make it a political post!! Nobody cares about that stuff on this post FRIEND so why don't you and you're little rainbow bright gang go back to your forums about how ya'll are going to single handly change the world!
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College Grove, TN

#12 Mar 14, 2009
i went out to new lake today man it was nice, i caught 6 keeper bass on a pink and green 6" renegade worm

Daingerfield, TX

#13 Mar 14, 2009
I was there yesterday and the water tempature was in the mid 70's so i spent the day drop shottin a green and yellow spro frog. Key today was taking a couple of grape flavored scratch and sniff stickers and applying it to each side of the frog...Walleye loved it! Caught my limit

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