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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

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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.

  • Chevron: Tennessee investigation a ‘fishing expedition’
  • Nebraska officials to rule on Keystone XL oil pipeline route Nebraska to build wind farm to power Facebook center Shoreline permits for Washington coal terminal denied Wisconsin businessman creates fund for solar energy Chevron: Tennessee investigation a .
  • Journal Record
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  • 11/17/2017 9:55:00 PM
  • Super Tournament Recap – Week Three
  • He plucked his fish from roughly 2 feet of water. The Bama Division wrapped up on one of the Tennessee River’s heavy hitters, Pickwick Lake, where Tommy Hensley of Jackson, Ga., bested some Pickwick hammers with a two-day total of 28-11. The event was ...
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 9/27/2017 10:07:00 PM
  • To better manage fish, TWRA asks, “What’s in your creel?”
  • Patrick Black, reservoir program coordinator with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and his team of survey clerks can answer that by asking a simple question: What’s in your creel? Whether you call it a creel (basket that holds fish), bucket or li .
  • Nooga
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  • 9/27/2017 4:26:00 PM
  • Kayak Show in Tennessee Oct. 7
  • Join us at Little River Outfitters in Townsend, Tennessee, for a Free Fishing Kayak Show on Saturday October 7th, 10 am – 5 pm. Ed McAlister, founder and owner of River Sports Outfitters in Knoxville, will bring and display the kayaks. Some will be new ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/27/2017 7:21:00 AM
  • Brandon Palaniuk Wins Bassmaster AOY with Rapala Lures
  • The 5 1/8-inch model weighs 1 1/8th ounces. Crankbaits: Rapala® DT® Series & Storm® Wiggle Wart®s In placing 12th in the first tournament of his AOY season, a mid-February contest on Tennessee's Cherokee Lake, Palaniuk exclusively fished Storm Wiggle ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/25/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Fish and Wildlife restores farmstead
  • This isn’t Disneyland, Myster said. The repairs must be visible in order to be historically honest. Mike Heck of Tennessee was among the Fish and Wildlife workers tending the site that day. His whole family background, he said, is all German — like the ...
  • swnewsmedia.com
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  • 9/22/2017 11:16:00 AM
  • Faster ’n Fish: The Swimming Scientist’s Record Tennessee River Swim
  • Ah, the Tennessee River. The majestic waterway weaves its way through the state that is its namesake, threading in and out of Alabama and Mississippi before pouring into the mighty Ohio River in Paducah, Kentucky. It’s 652 miles of idyllic, Southern ...
  • porterbriggs.com
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  • 9/20/2017 7:30:00 PM
  • Fall Hunting and Fishing in Tennessee
  • It’s a great time for Volunteer State sportsmen and women, as fall hunting and fishing opportunities abound throughout the state. October is an ideal month to be hunting and fishing in Tennessee. The long, hot summer is over and spectacular weather ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 9/20/2017 5:58:00 PM
  • The Lowdown On Percy Priest Fishing
  • Located near one of the biggest metropolitan areas of Tennessee, Percy Priest Lake provides some of the best fishing in the state for a variety of species. Tennessee has a wide variety of fishing holes, from clear mountain streams to big rivers and small .
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 9/14/2017 4:04:00 PM
  • Bassmaster College, High School Series Schedules for 2018
  • "College anglers bring fantastic economic impact to our community, and we look forward to having them back!" Cherokee Lake, Tennessee, will be the third fishery on tour at the Eastern event on May 10-12 — the Economic Development Alliance of Jefferson ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/14/2017 6:45:00 AM
  • Test your fish identification skills
  • All of the fish are species that live in the Tennessee River. To date the quiz has been taken by nearly 7,000 people. Those who score highest are classified as "Fishheads - You could be a biologist." While the lowest scores indicate you should "Stay off ..
  • News Channel 9
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  • 9/8/2017 12:48:00 PM
  • Ultra-Light Skiff Show in Maryville, TN Sept. 2
  • Frank Davis owns Big Frank's Outdoors in Maryville, Tennessee. He sells skiffs, that are perfect for fly fishermen in freshwater or saltwater. Frank made the decision to say goodbye to corporate America and decided it was time to follow his passion.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/31/2017 6:16:00 AM
  • Neighbors worry recycled water is killing fish in pond
  • Murfreesboro, Tennessee -- Neighbors think Mother Nature isn't behind a fish kill in Murfreesboro. They believe a deal between a golf course and a major manufacturer may be to blame. News 4 found hundreds of dead fish in the grass and others still clinging
  • erienewsnow.com
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  • 8/25/2017 6:59:00 PM
  • Neighbors worry recycled water is killing fish in pond
  • They’re not cleaning out the dead fish so they don’t irritate the neighbors. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation confirmed General Mills has the proper permit to dump the water. TDEC spent the day testing the ponds. The results ...
  • WSMV
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  • 8/25/2017 1:41:00 AM
  • Fishing Proposals, Elk Hunt Winners to Be Announced at August TFWC Meeting
  • NASHVILLE --- A preview of the commercial fishing and sport fish proclamations will be presented at the August meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission. The meeting will be held Aug. 29-30 (Tuesday-Wednesday) at the Tennessee Wildlife ...
  • WRCB 3 Chattanooga
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  • 8/23/2017 11:36:00 PM
  • Fishing die-hards take Basin challenge
  • “We never left that canal, and worked finesse worms, Missile Bait D-Bombs (Cali Love color) and Angie caught our big fish (a 4.07-pounder) on a Tennessee shad-colored Bandit (crankbait),” Jamie Laiche said. “It’s the first time in 15 years we’ve ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 8/23/2017 1:00:00 PM
  • Fishing Proposals, Elk Hunt Winners to Be Announced at August TFWC Meeting
  • NASHVILLE --- A preview of the commercial fishing and sport fish proclamations will be presented at the August meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission. The meeting will be held Aug. 29-30 (Tuesday-Wednesday) at the Tennessee Wildlife ...
  • Press Release Point
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  • 8/23/2017 12:17:00 PM
  • Opportunities for fishing may be closer than you think
  • If you have a few hours to spare and you're looking for an adventure with the family, why not take them fishing? According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, trophy fish are caught directly within Metro Nashville city limits. One prime location is
  • WSMV
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  • 8/23/2017 11:52:00 AM
  • Fishing proposals and elk hunt winners in queue for August TFWC meeting
  • A preview of the commercial fishing and sport fish proclamations will be presented at the August meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission. The meeting will be held Aug. 29-30 (Tuesday-Wednesday) at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s ...
  • Smithville Review
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  • 8/22/2017 9:08:00 PM
  • Lisa McDowell Snuggs Releases New Album "No Regrets"
  • Snuggs worked in the fishing lure industry in Arkansas for almost ten years before moving to Tennessee in 1996. She worked several jobs there, including a temporary stint with Castle Rock Pictures when the company was there to produce a major motion ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/21/2017 6:40:00 AM
  • John Johnson’s Outdoors: Fishing through an eclipse? Why not?
  • In the opening round, Sweitzer defeated Carter McNeil of national fishing powerhouse Bethel University (that school actually awards fishing scholarships) of Tennessee. Sweitzer’s five best fish combined to weigh 11 pounds, 3 ounces to McNeil’s 9-6.
  • Chico Enterprise-Record
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  • 8/18/2017 6:34:00 AM
  • Smoky Mountain Boat and Fly Fishing Show
  • 2 at Little River Fly Shop in Townsend, TN. Frank Davis owns Big Frank's Outdoors in Maryville, Tennessee. He sells small skiffs, that are perfect for fly fishermen in freshwater or saltwater. Frank made the decision to say goodbye to corporate America and
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/16/2017 9:22:00 AM
  • State agencies go electrofishing to determine health of local waterways
  • He looks more Ghostbuster than aquatic zoologist. The Tennessee Valley Authority zoologist sends an electric current through the water with an electrode — a device that looks similar to a handheld metal detector ­— temporarily shocking nearby fish.
  • Times Free Press
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  • 8/16/2017 4:40:00 AM

Tennessee Guides/Outfitters

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Tennessee Fishing Clubs

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