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

  "Not too much of a great pond for fishing but man is it a great skinny..." Gant Pond

  "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

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Tennessee Fishing Spots

Alexander Creek 5.7 miles
Ashland Branch 8.1 miles
Belfast Creek 7.7 miles
Benford Creek 8.2 miles
Buchanan Branch 7.1 miles
Caperton Lake 5.3 miles
Clem Creek 5.3 miles
Comstock Branch 3.8 miles
Coops Branch 8.6 miles
Cortner Branch 4.6 miles
Davis Branch 5.9 miles
Dry Branch 6.7 miles
Dryland Creek 3.4 miles
Fall Creek 2.7 miles
Flat Creek 6.2 miles
Holland Branch 8.4 miles
Hurricane Creek 5.2 miles
Ledford Branch 7.9 miles
Mud Creek 8.9 miles
Mud Creek 7.1 miles
Opossum Creek 7.7 miles
Osteen Branch 7.8 miles
Pettus Branch 6.4 miles
Powell Creek 3 miles
Rabbit Branch 4.4 miles
Rich Creek 8.6 miles
Shelbyville Dam 7.1 miles
Simmons Branch 8.6 miles
Snake Creek 5.1 miles
Spring Creek 8.3 miles
Sugar Creek 4.4 miles
Sutton Creek 5.8 miles
Swings Lake 5 miles
Taylor Branch 8.6 miles
Weakly Creek 5.4 miles
Wilson Creek 7.2 miles
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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 Rainbow Trout, Sturgeon or Muskie 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.