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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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Find any of the 10398 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.


Tennessee Fishing Resources

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

Tennessee Fishing Regulations

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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.

  • Fly Fishing Classes Start March 6
  • Chad Hough – a fly fisherman since 1991 who has visited states like Wyoming, Tennessee and Wisconsin – will start teaching a six-week fly fishing fundamentals class Tuesday at the Belmont Complex in West Kittanning. “Fly fishing is a pretty-involved ...
  • The Kittanning Paper
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  • 2/21/2018 1:32:00 PM
  • 2018-19 Hunting & Fishing License Now Available
  • (TWRA) Tennessee’s 2018-19 hunting and fishing licenses are now on sale as of Sunday, Feb. 18. Licenses are available at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency regional offices, license agents, or on the TWRA website, ...
  • Smithville Review
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  • 2/20/2018 4:56:00 PM
  • Hunting and fishing licenses going on sale in Tennessee
  • Licenses for hunting and fishing are going on sale this weekend in Tennessee. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says licenses for hunting and fishing in the state will be available starting Sunday. The new licenses are valid through February 2019.
  • WBIR
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  • 2/17/2018 10:03:00 PM
  • 2018-19 hunting and fishing licenses available
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – Tennessee’s 2018-19 hunting and fishing licenses go on sale Sunday, Feb. 18. Licenses are available at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency regional offices, license agents, or on the TWRA website ...
  • Clarksville Now
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  • 2/17/2018 5:20:00 PM
  • 2018-2019 Tennessee hunting & fishing licenses on sale
  • Tennessee’s 2018-19 hunting and fishing licenses are now on sale. The 2017-2018 licenses expire on Feb. 28, 2018. Licenses are available at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency regional offices, license agents, or on the TWRA website and via the TWRA ..
  • WTVC
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  • 2/17/2018 6:33:00 AM
  • Tennessee Hunting and Fishing Licenses Available February 18
  • NASHVILLE --- Tennessee’s 2018-19 hunting and fishing licenses will go on sale Sunday, Feb. 18. Licenses are available at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency regional offices, license agents, or on the TWRA website, , and ..
  • WRCB
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  • 2/13/2018 11:06:00 PM
  • Local outdoor show huge success
  • That was the overwhelming assessment of vendors who participated in the Tennessee Boating and Fishing Expo held Feb. 2-4 at the Wilson County Fairgrounds after decades at the State Fairgrounds in Nashville. The show’s relocation proved so successful that .
  • The Lebanon Democrat
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  • 2/13/2018 6:45:00 PM
  • It’s burrrrrrfect weather for sauger
  • But what’s a little hypothermia among friends? It was February, and the sauger were running. Wintertime is sauger time in Tennessee, when the streamlined fish with the big marble eyes congregate in tailwaters below dams and in deep pools in river bends.
  • Lebanon Democrat
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  • 2/9/2018 2:57:00 PM
  • Renowned hunting icons featured at Tuckessee Hunting & Fishing Expo
  • You can learn more about Brenda on her official website. The Tuckessee Hunting & Fishing Expo will also include a mobile indoor fishing pond for the kids, live animal exhibits by Tennessee State Parks, and Best Mount Competitions for turkey and fish.
  • Clarksville Now
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  • 2/8/2018 10:08:00 PM
  • Video: Fly Fishing for Musky in Tennessee
  • “The boys have headed west through the Smokey Mountains and are after the fish of 10,000 casts. However, this is foreign territory, and rumors are that even getting a glimpse of a musky is an accomplishment…”
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  • 2/8/2018 12:08:00 PM
  • ‘Show Me’ Slabs: Early Season Crappie in Missouri
  • For that transition, Flint likes to use a 1/16- or 1/32-ounce Blakemore Road Runner with a Tennessee shad or Bleeding Shad-colored body. He casts it out over suspended fish and slowly retrieves it back to the boat. “Focusing on the water temperature and ..
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  • 2/5/2018 7:46:00 PM
  • GREAT OUTDOORS: Kids can compete by dishing on fishing
  • For more details and to view the 2017 winning art and writings visit Tennessee has two official state fish, the largemouth bass and the channel catfish. SOUTH POLE: Another major firearms company is moving to the South. Kimber Mfg.,
  • Daily Times
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  • 2/4/2018 5:04:00 AM
  • Tuckessee Hunting and Fishing Expo coming to Clarksville next month
  • Other activities include a mobile indoor fishing pond for the kids, live animal exhibits by Tennessee State Parks, and Best Mount Competitions for turkey and fish. There will also be a virtual shooting range, archery practice, seminars, and much more.
  • Clarksville Now
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  • 2/2/2018 9:35:00 PM
  • This Classic Fish And Chips Joint Is So Perfectly Nashville
  • Wait — fish and chips?! One, we’re in the United States. Two…Tennessee is landlocked, hello! It sounds a little crazy and we get it. Still, it doesn’t matter where you live: a craving is a craving is a craving, and Nashville has set its sights on ...
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  • 1/26/2018 7:43:00 PM
  • Warmer temperatures, cold waters good for fishing on the Clinch
  • Fishermen said the Clinch was one of the cleanest streams, with the coldest waters in East Tennessee. "Did pretty good," Seth French, a fisherman, said. "Did pretty good. Stayed busy." Home to brook, brown, and rainbow trout, the Norris Dam was slowly flow
  • LOCAL8now
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  • 1/26/2018 7:40:00 AM
  • Boating tragedy can strike in a second
  • The other was a veteran boater and an advisor with Tennessee Tech’s fishing team, who fell into Center Hill Lake while fishing alone. It only takes a second for an accident to strike, and it can happen to anyone. This is what happened in the case of ...
  • Lebanon Democrat
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  • 1/25/2018 4:14:00 PM
  • 4 Must-Fish Trout Streams in Southwest Virginia
  • It also serves as the headwaters for the popular Holston River tailwater in northern Tennessee. The nearby Buller Fish Hatchery produces northern pike muskellunge, smallmouth bass, and walleyes, as well as 50,000 trout per year. While the stream itself is
  • Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine
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  • 1/24/2018 2:38:00 PM
  • MARTINO: Peru doctor’s love of fishing leads to lures
  • “I really love fishing for northern pike,” he mentioned. Although he relishes taking to local waters with rod and reel, he is fortunate owning a home on Tennessee’s fabled Reelfoot Lake, where many crappies and bluegills have succumbed to his lure
  • Pharos-Tribune
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  • 1/23/2018 7:31:00 AM
  • Texas Hot Spots for 2018 Crappie Fishing
  • He likes to use 1/2-ounce chartreuse/white spinnerbaits with 6-inch white grubs. His go-to crank is a Fat Free Shad in either silver/blue or Tennessee Shad. “You might be surprised at how good bass fishing is on crankbaits fished in shallow grass about 8 .
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  • 1/22/2018 5:55:00 PM
  • Giant Crappie: Here’s Where to Catch ‘Em in Lower Mississippi
  • Neshoba County Lake is mostly known for trophy bass, but it’s a tremendous crappie fishery as well.” Pickwick Lake on the Tennessee River in extreme northeastern Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama made the list at No. 19. Bay Springs Lake, a 6,700-acre ...
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  • 1/19/2018 4:52:00 PM
  • Below the Waterline: Accidents a reminder to be safe on the water
  • Kayler's body was found later by authorities. A week later, another angler, Scott Northrup, adviser for the Tennessee Tech bass fishing team, drowned while on a solo fishing trip at Center Hill Lake. Cold water temperatures played a role in both mishaps ..
  • Pantagraph
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  • 1/18/2018 5:52:00 AM
  • Alabama Bass Trail 2018 Tournament Schedule
  • Tennessee Valley Authority; Lews Fishing;; Power-Pole; YETI; Hydrowave; and AFTCO, Inc. Pond MD will manage fish care and Southern Stream Live will be the live-streaming company. For more information, call Donaldson at 855.934.7425 or ..
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  • 1/16/2018 9:44:00 AM
  • TWRA searching for angler at Center Hill Lake
  • A search is ongoing today at Center Hill Lake in central Tennessee for the advisor of the Tennessee Tech University fishing team after his boat was found floating unoccupied Wednesday evening. Scott Northrup, of Silver Point, Tenn., is believed to have ...
  • BassFan
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  • 1/11/2018 3:35:00 PM

Tennessee Guides/Outfitters

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Tennessee Fishing Clubs

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