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We’ve gone beyond the tackle shop – offering live bait, tackle, a three room lodge, a lounge to connect with fellow fishermen, and a 700 sq foot sport court for cornhole, casting competition and other fun back yard games. Connect with us on social media below. Let us know how we can help make your visit to Chickamauga one for the record books!

In our tackle shop you’ll feel invited to ask questions – explore our carefully curated tackle hand selected by our local experts and anchored by the knowledge gained from a combined 5000+ hours per year on the lake. You’ll find your old favorites and surely something new to try. Buy Ice, drinks and everything you need for a day on the water

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The Only Fishing Lodge on the South End. Located just a mile from where the state record largemouth was caught, our lodge is three minutes to Chester Frost Park / Boat Ramp. It is connected to one of the best tackle shops in the region.  Our rooms feature 40" TV's, Minifridges, bootdryers, private baths, and indoor boat parking. Renovated top to bottom in 2021, it is clean comfortable and a great plact to tell fish stories

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The guides at Wishin I was Fishin are co-owners in Talkin Tackle. They start and end their guide trips at the shop and can be found behind the counter helping customers.  Our guides live the "no secrets" mentality and openly share lures, presentations, depths, structures and general locations. Dillon and Tanner can put you on the fish!

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