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High waters mean good bass fishing in Tenn.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Recent heavy rains have Tennessee lake levels on the rise, prompting fisherman to have better success rates when fishing for bass.

Conditions on Norris Lake and other reservoirs translates to unique opportunities for fisherman who seek bass, but they have to know where to look.

Professional fisherman Jack Wade of Knoxville likes to focus on Norris, Cherokee and Douglas lakes when water levels are on the rise. He said when the water's in the vegetation along the shore, the fish are in the bushes.

Professional angler David Walker of Sevierville suggests fishermen look to shallow water in their normally productive areas and search for objects that might hold fish.

Information from: The Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com

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