Here is the fishing report for Watts Bar for June 27, 2018:
Reservoir Conditions: Normal summer elevation: 740.5 feet. Normal winter elevation: 736.0 feet. Current elevation: 740.57 feet. The water surface temperature is 83 degrees.
Largemouth Bass: Most fish are in large water locations. These areas are primary points, ledges or humps. Use spoons, plastic worms, jigs or crankbaits. A few anglers are catching fish up in the creeks as far as they can maneuver their boats after the storms and fresh water runoff.
Smallmouth Bass: The majority of fish being caught are coming from main lake or deep secondary banks by anglers using crankbaits. Target rocky or gravel banks. Most fish are being caught at night.
Crappie: Most recent catches are combining minnows and deep open water. Primary creeks in water depths from 10 to 30 feet are the type of areas that many anglers are targeting. Some fish are structure related and others are suspended. A few dock fish are being caught.
Catfish: Use anything meaty. A lot of fish are being caught.
Walleye: No observations.
Striped Bass: Most anglers are using shad in the area below Ft. Loudoun Dam. Some anglers are using shad and trolling with planer boards in the Clinch River.
White Bass: Some breaking fish can be found in the mid lake, especially late in the day. Use spoons, roostertails or topwater.
Bluegill/Shellcracker: Use worms around docks or along rocky creek banks. Several fish are still bedding.