Murray Fishing is located in Spring City and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Capt. John is here to get you on some fish, and to make sure you have fun doing it. You’ll be using the spinning technique on your trip. As part of their 4 to 7-hour trips, you can target species like Crappie, Walleye, and Bass, depending on the current season and weather conditions.

You’ll be fishing from a 21’ Caymas boat with enough room for up to 3 anglers at any single time. It also includes a wireless trolling motor.

The price of your trip includes all the rods, reels, and terminal tackle you’ll need for a productive day on the water. Please make sure to buy a valid fishing license ahead of time.

You’ll be able to keep any legal species caught during the trip.

The price of your trip also includes complimentary drinks, but you’re welcome to bring your own. Please let the captain know if you have any questions or special requests.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Murray Fishing.



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  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $350
    Get out on a half day trip on Watts Bar Lake, one of the famous Tennessee Valley Lakes!
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Largemouth)
    Largemouth Bass
    Bass (Spotted)
    Spotted Bass
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $500
    Check out the famous TVA lakes of Watts Bar or Chickamauga on a full day bass fishing trip!
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Largemouth)
    Largemouth Bass
    Bass (Smallmouth)
    Smallmouth Bass
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Alexander J.
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Great Guide!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on June 20, 2024
Had a great half day on Watts Barr with John who is a very knowledgeable guide! Tough time of year to really catch them but...
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Tammy W.
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on July 25, 2023
Amazing experience getting to fish with John! It was my first opportunity to fish Watts Bar and it was a great trip. Caught...
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Catching Bass!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 15, 2024
Had a great time fishing!  This was an on-the-water learning opportunity for me as a new bass fisherman.  We caught nearly...
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James G.
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Nice day

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on April 16, 2024
John was a great guide. Had everything we needed and his equipment was top shelf. Would recommend him!
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Dale K.
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Wonderful time on the water with Murray Fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on October 27, 2023
Captain John was knowledgeable, helpful and worked hard in hunting the fish we wanted to catch. Great boat and equipment....
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FAQs about Murray Fishing

Murray Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $350 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • US $500 per group - Full Day Trip (7 hours)

When you book a trip with Murray Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Murray Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Drinks

Murray Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing (Watts Bar or Chickamauga)

Murray Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Murray Fishing include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Bass (Smallmouth)
  • Bass (Spotted)
  • Crappie
  • Walleye

Meet the Captain

John Murray
Spring City, Tennessee, United States
ID & license verified
10 Customer reviews
Response time 6 hours
Member since January 2023
I’ve been a full-time professional bass angler since 1985, starting in Az and the west coast and now in Tennessee.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Largemouth) Largemouth Bass
Bass (Smallmouth) Smallmouth Bass
Bass (Spotted) Spotted Bass
Crappie Crappie

Boat specs

Caymas (Bass boat) originally built in 2023. Powered by a 250HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Watts Bar or Chickamauga

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Drinks

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash