• Length: 160 Miles
• Surface Area: 4,860 Acres
• Volume: 189,100 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 703 Square Miles
South Holston Lake is located near the cities of Abingdon, Virginia and Bristol, Virginia / Bristol, Tennessee and is operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority. South Holston offers quality fishing for black bass, bluegill, crappie, walleye, sunfish, and catfish.The lake's shoreline offers anglers a good diversity of structure including rock bluffs, shale banks and flat clay points. For the anglers who prefer trolling, a good selection of open water structures, ranging from mud flats to river channel drop-offs to submerged islands, is available. There are also other recreational activities including the annual 4th of July fireworks display along with fishing contests and boat racing events in the summer.