Is it Safe to Eat Fish from Douglas Lake?

Asked AnsweredIs there any real information on if it is safe to eat the fish on Douglas or Cherokee Lakes? I have heard that it is not safe and then I heard that it is. I would just like to know for sure.

The best suggestion for information on the independent lakes can be found on the TVA web site. They track environmental issues that could impact fishing, swimming, ect. Beyond that, check with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation or TWRA if you have further concerns. The latest information that I found online indicated that consumption of fish could be dicey but I would suggest checking with the agencies listed above for more definitive and possibly more recent information.