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Fishing Tennessee

EZFishing brings you Tennessee's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Tennessee Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Tennessee.

Tennessee Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Tennessee?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Tennessee Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Tennessee Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Tennessee's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Tennessee Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Tennessee.

  • Pittsburgh fish market says 'no catfish' for Preds fans - WSMV Channel 4
  • Anyone with a Tennessee drivers’ license is banned from purchasing catfish…and they’re not kidding around. “We just don’t want anybody throwing stuff on our ice, so you gotta show ID," he says. "We need to know who you are.” Thomas even brought ...
  • WSMV
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  • 5/29/2017 4:14:00 PM
  • Pittsburgh fish market won't sell catfish to Tennessee customers
  • A local Pittsburgh fish market is doing its part to prevent catfish from winding up on PPG Paints Arena ice. With the Nashville Predators' tradition of throwing catfish onto the ice becoming a more common occurrence as the team treks forward in the ...
  • theScore
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  • 5/28/2017 2:05:00 PM
  • Pittsburgh Fish Market Won’t Sell Catfish To Anyone With A Tennessee ID
  • Nashville Predators fans are welcome to go to Pittsburgh during the team’s Stanley Cup Final matchup with the Penguins, but they won’t be able to buy any catfish there unless it’s fried and served on a plate. Preds fans have a tradition of throwing ...
  • New England Sports Network
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  • 5/27/2017 10:40:00 PM
  • Crazy high winds
  • Wednesday morning was the last day for our Tennessee crew and wow they got some nasty weather. The front came thru and the NW winds were whipping. The guys could only fish for a few hours since they had the long trek home so we headed to catch 'heavies'.
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 5/26/2017 11:52:00 PM
  • Field for Cup coming into focus
  • S.C. Two more berths will be awarded next week as the College Fishing champion and BFL All-American champion are determined in events slated for the Tennessee River. A field of 53 professionals (no co-anglers) will compete at the Cup this year ...
  • BassFan
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  • 5/26/2017 4:04:00 PM
  • Little River Outfitters Fly Fishing Schools
  • Little River Outfitters is well known as a fly fishing store and mail order company. We are located in Townsend, Tennessee near the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Our store has a huge selection of fly fishing tackle and a large fly tying
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/26/2017 7:26:00 AM
  • Watch The Yankees Honor A Legend
  • "My dad wore number 13 when he was playing at Fisk University in Tennessee, so at any point in my sports career I tried to get the number 13", Jeter said. Along with Jeter, only Tom Brady, Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Derek Fisher and teammate Mariano Rivera .
  • gonefishingfish.com
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  • 5/26/2017 7:17:00 AM
  • Championship Week Heading for North Alabama
  • YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship and Bass Pro Shops High School Fishing National Championship on the Tennessee River chain of lakes in north Alabama. The tournaments, which get underway Wednesday with the first day of the college title bout .
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 5/24/2017 3:06:00 PM
  • UT McClung Museum Opens ‘Fish Forks And Fine Furnishings’ Exhibit
  • KNOXVILLE — The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has openned its newest exhibition “Fish Forks and Fine Furnishings: Consumer Culture in the Gilded Age.” According to a news release about the ...
  • Greeneville Sun
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  • 5/23/2017 4:58:00 PM
  • Friends of wildlife refuge to host Kids Fishing Derby near Puryear
  • In conjunction with Friends of Tennessee NWR, the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge will host a Kids Fishing Derby from 9:30 a.m. June 3 from 9:30 a.m. until noon at 3815 Foundry Hill Road near Puryear. The event will be held at a private pond brimming ..
  • The Paris Post-Intelligencer
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  • 5/23/2017 2:39:00 PM
  • Marion County tests TWRA device to clean up fishing areas
  • JASPER, Tennessee (WDEF) – Marion County’s TWRA wildlife officer has a solution to monofilament fishing line problems on our lake. Marty Griffith saw tangles of the line around popular docks and shoreline. Not only does it look bad, the line can ...
  • WDEF
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  • 5/22/2017 6:05:00 PM
  • Mississippi River Day 3 Coverage
  • 6:45 Morgan leads the pack Having a chance to win is no strange thing for Andy Morgan. The Tennessee pro has made a habit of fishing all four days throughout his career, and you don’t win three Angler of the Year titles by scuffling along. Nonetheless ...
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 5/20/2017 12:41:00 PM
  • UT McClung Museum Opens Fish Forks and Fine Furnishings on May 26
  • Objects were collected by area families and come from the McClung Museum’s permanent collections, the UT Special Collections Library, and the Museum of East Tennessee History. Fish Forks and Fine Furnishings: Consumer Culture in the Gilded Age is ...
  • tntoday.utk.edu
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  • 5/17/2017 3:12:00 PM
  • Old fish hatchery is now new Appalahhia Outdoor Center
  • It is the Appalachia Outdoor Center. "What this was was the Tennessee Valley Authority, TVA, fish hatchery," John Marquis said. The fish are long gone but the pond is still there 15 years after the fish hatchery building closed. "It went up for auction in
  • WBIR-TV
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  • 5/15/2017 8:39:00 PM
  • Holston Army Ammunition Plant announces 2017 fishing events
  • Applications may also be requested by mail by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to the following address: Holston Army Ammunition Plant, Attn: Fishing Information, 4509 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, Tennessee 37660. Completed applications must be ..
  • Rogersville Review
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  • 5/12/2017 4:13:00 PM
  • Little River Outfitters Offers Multiple Classes in Townsend, Tenn.
  • Our Fly Fishing School is located in Townsend, Tennessee. We have been teaching fly fishing and fly tying classes since 1996. Teaching is in our DNA. The words, "Fly Shop & Fly Fishing School" are part of our logo. Those words are displayed on the pole ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/11/2017 6:30:00 AM
  • Lake Chickamauga Top 10 Patterns
  • 3. Merriman fishes pair of jig patterns for third Brian Merriman from Falkville, Ala., is used to fishing the Tennessee River. “My home lake is Wheeler, but I think this lake’s better than Wheeler,” he says. Merriman is an FLW regular with 185 events ...
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 5/8/2017 4:41:00 PM
  • Kids' Fishing Day
  • The annual Ogle Neas Kids’ Fishing Day, sponsored by the Cherokee Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, was held Saturday at Dillard Place on Upper Paint Creek. Despite cold and rainy conditions, many youngsters were in ..
  • Greeneville Sun
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  • 5/8/2017 1:53:00 PM
  • Fishing Legend Bill Dance Helps Kids Learn How To Fish
  • The lesson came courtesy of the Dunavant Fishing Classic put on by the Tennessee Wildlife Federation. The event is invitation only and kids are chosen through local outreach programs to take part. Kids are taught the impotence of fishing in conservation ..
  • Local Memphis
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  • 5/7/2017 12:41:00 AM
  • Anderson County landowner upset with illegal hunting, fishing
  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says Tennessee state law requires hunters to have permission to go on private property. If they are caught with illegal game or fish, they could receive misdemeanor violation and lose their hunting license. TWRA says ...
  • WATE
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  • 5/4/2017 11:47:00 PM
  • Feed plant construction begins
  • Construction has begun on a 37-acre feed production plant in Memphis, Tennessee, which will house the world’s largest gas fermentation operation. The operation will produce Calysta’s FeedKind protein, a feed ingredient for fish, livestock and pets ...
  • World Fishing
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  • 5/3/2017 12:54:00 AM
  • G&F Most Popular: Spillway Deaths, Walleye Video Tips, Poachers
  • This past week, G&F told you about a tragic accident at a Tennessee spillway, offered video tips to help you improve your walleye fishing, and wrote more stories about poaching (will it ever stop?). (see links below).
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 5/1/2017 2:30:00 PM
  • Kustoff recognizes the ‘World’s Biggest Fish Fry’ on the House Floor
  • The 8th District U.S. Representative made the following remarks from the House floor: “Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the World’s Biggest Fish Fry, which happens to be this week in Paris, Tennessee. “Every year at the end of April ...
  • The Paris Post-Intelligencer
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  • 5/1/2017 1:47:00 PM

Tennessee Guides/Outfitters

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Tennessee Fishing Clubs

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