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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.

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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.

  • Free Fishing Day set for Saturday
  • KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Attention fishermen, fisherwomen and fisherchildren! Anyone can fish for free without a license on Saturday in Tennessee's public waters. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency provides the annual free day in hopes of increasing
  • WATE 6 On Your Side
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  • 6/8/2018 6:14:00 PM
  • Tennessee’s 2018 Free Fishing Day set for this Saturday
  • NASHVILLE — The 2018 Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9 when anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency provides the annual free day in hopes of increasing interest in fishing.
  • The Rogersville Review
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  • 6/8/2018 4:06:00 PM
  • 18th annual Kids Fishing Derby to be held June 9
  • The city of Crossville and the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) are hosting the 18th annual Kids Fishing Derby this coming Saturday, June 9, at Meadow Park Lake, 1437 City Lake Road. The free registration begins at 6:30 a.m. and lasts until 8:30 .
  • Crossville Chronicle
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  • 6/7/2018 5:50:00 PM
  • Destinations & Diversions: Relay For Life, Fishing Day among weekend events
  • Ed Carson Memorial Fishing Day will take place Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy, 2161 Unionville Deason Road. No fishing license is required (Saturday is a free-fishing day across the state). The event ..
  • Shelbyville Times-Gazette
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  • 6/7/2018 3:04:00 PM
  • Hook, line & sinker: Free fishing day brings kids, adults together
  • Ed Carson Memorial Fishing Day is held annually on the day in June when Tennessee allows free fishing, without a license. It's an event designed for children ages 4-15, under the supervision of a parent or guardian. This year's event will be 9 a.m. until .
  • Shelbyville Times-Gazette
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  • 6/6/2018 3:18:00 PM
  • New Wyoming Largemouth Bass Record Smashes Old Mark
  • Also, the ponds have good lineage for large bass. More State Records Pending Record Flathead Catfish Subdued With $20 Walmart Rod Possible World-Record Crappie Caught in Tennessee Teen on Kayak Catches State Record Bass Shorma’s previous record was ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 6/5/2018 8:26:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Day coming up in Tennessee
  • NASHVILLE — Free Fishing Day is coming up Saturday, June 9 in the Volunteer State. Anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency provides the annual free day in hopes of increasing interest ...
  • Kingsport Times-News
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  • 6/5/2018 1:52:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Day in June
  • The 2018 Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9 when anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee's public waters. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency provides the annual free day in hopes of increasing interest in fishing. The day allows anyone .
  • WGNS
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  • 6/5/2018 5:58:00 AM
  • Tennessee Free Fishing Day scheduled for June 9
  • The 2018 state of Tennessee Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9, when anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency provides the annual free day in hopes of increasing interest in fishing.
  • Crossville Chronicle
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  • 6/4/2018 8:58:00 PM
  • June 9 is Free Fishing Day in Tennessee
  • The 2018 Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9, when anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency provides the annual free day in hopes of increasing interest in fishing. The day allows ...
  • The Courier
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  • 6/2/2018 1:13:00 AM
  • Annual Free Fishing Day in Tennessee is June 9
  • The annual Free Fishing Day across the state of Tennessee is scheduled this year for Saturday, June 9. The day allows anyone the opportunity to try this great outdoor sport, especially children to celebrate fishing as a wholesome and healthy recreational .
  • Chester County Independent
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  • 6/1/2018 5:02:00 PM
  • Tennessee's 2018 Free Fishing Day Is June 9
  • The 2018 Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9, when anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency provides the annual free day in hopes of increasing interest in fishing. The day allows ...
  • Chattanoogan.com
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  • 5/31/2018 7:24:00 PM
  • Fishing events underway across State of Tennessee
  • NASHVILLE — — Special fishing events are being held this spring and summer across the state of Tennessee. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is among several organizations planning special fishing events, primarily for youngsters. The TWRA ...
  • The Rogersville Review
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  • 5/30/2018 4:01:00 AM
  • Fishing events underway across Tennessee
  • Special fishing events are being held this spring and summer across the state of Tennessee. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is among several organizations planning special fishing … This item is available in full to subscribers.
  • Herald-Citizen
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  • 5/10/2018 4:00:00 PM
  • Date for Tennessee's 2018 Free Fishing Day announced by TWRA
  • The TWRA has announced that Tennessee's 2018 Free Fishing Day has been scheduled for Saturday, June 9. "The day allows anyone the opportunity to try this great outdoor sport, especially children to celebrate fishing as a wholesome and healthy recreational
  • WRCB
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  • 5/5/2018 3:09:00 PM
  • Still in soggy Tennessee, fishing subdivisions
  • As mentioned in my last column, “She Who Must Be Obeyed” and I have been spending time in Tennessee. This trip was designed to get us out of Durango’s mud season. Well, it’s been beautiful in Durango, and, until yesterday, Tennessee has shown us ...
  • The Durango Herald
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  • 5/4/2018 11:33:00 PM
  • Fishing Events Underway Across Tennessee
  • Special fishing events are being held this spring and summer across the state of Tennessee. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is among several organizations planning special fishing events, primarily for youngsters. The TWRA annually stocks several .
  • Chattanoogan.com
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  • 5/3/2018 7:49:00 PM
  • Brook trout fishing expands in Smokies
  • People should take advantage of that." You need a fishing license from Tennessee or North Carolina to fish in the Great Smoky Mountains. You can find all the fishing rules and regulations at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park website.
  • WBIR
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  • 4/25/2018 11:28:00 PM
  • All National Park streams open to fishing in 2018
  • No stocking from fish hatcheries is done in the park. From Townsend downstream to Walland, the native trout habitat is marginal, but rainbows are heavily stocked in the spring and fall by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. Summer water temperatures .
  • Citizen Tribune
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  • 4/25/2018 4:00:00 AM
  • Radio-Tagged Hybrids, Largemouths Have a Tale to Tell
  • Sean Lusk, fisheries management biologist at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Hot Springs Regional Office, says studies have been done on striped bass populations in Tennessee and Alabama that show no significant increase in the total poundage of ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/15/2018 7:22:00 AM
  • Outdoors notebook
  • Trout disease: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency biologists have reported an outbreak of “whirling disease” in trout in the South Holston and Watauga rivers. The disease is caused by a parasite in the trout’s gills that prompts the fish to spin and ...
  • The Lebanon Democrat
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  • 3/6/2018 2:38:00 PM

Tennessee Guides/Outfitters

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Tennessee Fishing Clubs

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