Pigeon River Fishing near Newport, Tennessee

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Details for Pigeon River

Species Caught Here:
Northern Pike
Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Redear Sunfish
Rock Bass

Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Stream
Lat/Long: 36.024540 -83.196548

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Description for Pigeon River, Cocke County, Tennessee

Pigeon River is a stream located just 4 miles from Newport, in Cocke County, in the state of Tennessee, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including catfish, northern pike, bream, bluegill, largemouth bass, perch, smallmouth bass, crappie, redear sunfish and rock bass here. Whether you’re fly fishing or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Pigeon River. Alternate names for this stream include Nee-oh-la, Wayeh River and Big Pigeon River. For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Tennessee Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.