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Fishing season is year-round. Available species include largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie and catfish. Fishing is allowed in 10 oxbow lakes, four borrow pit lakes, three lakes, numerous sloughs and creeks, and the fishable waters along the Hatchie River, a Tennessee Scenic River. Fishing is allowed during daylight hours only. There is a minimum 14-inch size limit for bass in Goose and Quail Hollow Lakes. Only electric trolling motors are allowed on refuge waters. Some areas are closed November 15-March 15.

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