Tennessee Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in Tennessee

Largemouth Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Crappie,  Catfish,  Smallmouth Bass,  Brown Trout,  Carp,  Bullhead,  Rainbow Trout,   and 75 more

Tennessee Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 358   Rivers/Streams: 9,861   Reservoirs: 791   Others: 1,180   All: 12,190

Tennessee Fishing Reports

  "From the time I was about 11yrs - 19 yrs (1995-2003) of age, I would fish..." Boyds Creek

  "Used a 7.5 foot Shakespeare Tiger pole with 12lb stren test! On a spinning..." Lake Taal

  "Caught around 10 Smallmouth bass with a few over 2lbs. Also caught a few..." Sycamore Creek

  "my friend and i launched at the dam and ran to muddy creek. bite was slow..." Douglas Lake

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Tennessee Fishing Licenses

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 Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

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Fishing in the state of Tennessee, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 12,190 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Old Hickory Lake, Cheatham Dam and Red River. Fish for White Catfish, Muskie or Green Sunfish or one of the other 33 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.