Recounting Dale Hollow Lake's historic world record smallmouth bass

Did you know the top 3 world record smallmouth bass have all been caught at Dale Hollow Lake? Thomas Weaver, Horse Creek Dock & Resort manager, tells the story of how David L. Hayes caught his 11-pound, 15-ounce world record fish while trolling July 9, 1955! Weaver highlights the great opportunity visitors have to recreate and catch trophy fish at the well-known smallmouth lake and fishery straddling the border of Kentucky and Tennessee! The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District operates the lake and maintains its recreation and camping facilities. (USACE Video by Lee Roberts)


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