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Cumberland River Information about

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1Conservation Groups2Outfitters3Marinas4Government Agencies5Regulations6Guides7Camping8Lodging

Conservation Groups active in this watershed:


Cumberland River Compact


Save the Cumberland, Capt.. Vic Scoggin

P.O. 247 Pegram, Tennessee 37143-0247

Vic Scoggin swam the whole length of The Cumberland River in the mid 1990’s in a highly successful effort to raise

awareness of the river and the need to protect and preserve it.

He now captains the THE R/V EASTERN SURVEYOR a research vessel he purchased himself and dedicated to the

preservation of the Cumberland River. Donate to the research vessel here: Save the Cumberland, Capt.. Vic Scoggin

Cumberland River Outfitters:


Fly Shops-


Cumberland Transit (615) 327-0557

2807 West End Avenue Nashville TN 37203


Bait & Tackle


Country Boy Marine (615) 452-1470

1400 South Water Avenue Gallatin TN 37066


Poindexter Bait Shop (615) 452-7550

Highway 109 South Gallatin TN 37066


Stagecoach General Store (615) 452-0808

Highway 25 Gallatin TN 37066


Madison Bait CO (615) 822-0755 759

West Main Street Hendersonville TN 37075


The Bait Shop (615) 822-7515 759

West Main Street Hendersonville TN 37075


Secret Weapon Lures (615) 886-7101

2106 Sanborn Drive Nashville TN 37210



Starkey’s Bait & Tackle (615) 391-4460

3654 Bell Road Nashville TN 37214


Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World (615) 514-5200 323

Opry Mills Drive Nashville TN 37214

Cumberland River Marinas:
Cordell Hull Lake
Defeated Creek Marina
Boat Rentals, Cabins, Restaurant, Store, Open and Covered Slips to 70′
Laundry, RV Campsites, Fuel, Bait, Launch ramp
160 Marina Lane
Carthage, TN. 37030
Phone 615-774-3131


Cordell Hull Lake
Granville Marina
Fuel, Boat Slips, Bait, Food
7316 Granville Hwy
Granville, TN 38564


Mile marker 175 (Nashville)
Rock Harbor Marina
Fuel, Ship Store, Pump out, Slip rental, Showers, Transient OK
Rock Harbor Marine
525 Basswood Avenue
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 356-1111


Commodore Yacht Club
6002 River Road
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 356-4110

Government Agencies:
US Army Corps of Engineers-Nashville


Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Licensing-Game Enforcement-Stocking-Boating Registration


Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Water quality-Pollution control


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery
Fish Rearing Hatchery-Fish Stocking Partner with TWRA


National Weather Service River Gauge at Carthage, TN

River gauge, hydrograph, predictions


Boating Regulations:


TWRA Boating Regulations


Fishing Regulations:


TWRA go to site for current regulations

Cumberland River Fishing Guides:



Captain Bob Angello

Striper Fishing



Fred McClintock
Multi-Species: Striped Bass, Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Muskie
Based in Clarksville, TN
(931) 603-6130


Chris Nischan
trout, bass (mostly tailwaters/flyfishing)
(615) 385-1116


Joe Hall
(931) 553-0353


Boat and Engine Repair:


Boat Dealers:



Further information about The Cumberland River:

Riverlorian A travel journal by Jerry Hay about working and photographing the Cumberland River

Cold Hearted River A book about a canoe trip down the length of the Cumberland River by

author Kim Trevathan and photographer Randy Russell.






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