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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.

  • John Cox Wins BASS Open on Lake Chickamauga
  • That’s the only thing I would do over.” Coincidentally, Cox’s win was the second time in recent history that he topped Neal on a Tennessee River fishery. Cox won the FLW Tour Championship on Wheeler Lake last August, and Neal placed second there ...
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  • 4/23/2017 2:35:00 AM
  • Tyler Kapela Catches His First-Ever Chinook Salmon
  • They're a truly a prize catch for any fisherman. Watch top Atlanta Braves prospect Kolby Allard in action in this Scouting video as he shut down the Tennessee Smokies on April 13th, 2017 As the Atlanta Braves prepare to open Suntrust Park, Allen Iverson ..
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  • 4/21/2017 2:11:00 PM
  • Caney Fork offers prime trout fishing
  • As I netted the final Caney Fork rainbow trout of the day, in near total darkness, I wondered if anyone realized what a positive impact the TVA has had on cold water fishing in Tennessee. In 1933 President Roosevelt, as part of his New Deal initiative ...
  • Shelbyville Times-Gazette
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  • 4/20/2017 4:09:00 PM
  • Henry Co. aims to repair courthouse storm damage before fish fry
  • PARIS, Tenn. — The oldest working courthouse in West Tennessee is getting spruced up before the “World’s Biggest Fish Fry.” The Henry County Courthouse dome was damaged during a storm a few weeks ago, and the county started prep work Wednesday to ...
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  • 4/19/2017 11:03:00 PM
  • Torqeedo sponsors Tennessee kayak fishing tournament
  • Electric boat motor manufacturer Torqeedo returned to the 2017 Kayak Bass Fishing National Championship as a main title sponsor. Kurt Smits won the two-day tournament, which was held March 31 and April 1 on Kentucky Lake in Paris, Tenn. Smits overcame high
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  • 4/18/2017 2:11:00 PM
  • Hundreds of fish die in residential pond; experts weigh in
  • Those who live by the lake noticed the fish two days ago, an unsightly problem they’ve never dealt with before. But the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said it’s more common than a lot of people think. “In the spring, those small bodies of water ...
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  • 4/17/2017 11:22:00 PM
  • Pro Tips for Catching Afternoon Bass
  • He’s also a big fan of the afternoon bite. “In the MLF Select event we had in central Tennessee a couple of years ago, James Watson won the day’s round fishing a spoon, and I nearly won while fishing a jig,” said Chapman. “But the thing is that ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 4/17/2017 3:35:00 PM
  • Mysterious fish kill in Tennessee lake raises neighborhoods concern
  • A mysterious fish kill in one community lake is raising questions and leaving many residents concerned. Hundreds of dead fish swamped the shores of one neighborhood lake, a stench that could be smelled blocks away. “They were all dying, there was just ...
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  • 4/16/2017 5:53:00 AM
  • The Whole Backstage Theater presents Big Fish the Musical
  • HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A fun, family friendly musical will be showing here in the Tennessee Valley. The Whole Backstage Theater will be presenting Big Fish the Musical. Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim ...
  • WHNT-TV
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  • 4/15/2017 4:31:00 PM
  • Nice groupers being caught, but release them until May 1
  • The Catch 22 released several nice sailfish earlier in the week while fishing off Tennessee reef, along with a few dolphin and small tunas. Dolphin continue to be caught, however, not in consistent numbers, and those that are caught have been smaller fish
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  • 4/14/2017 6:12:00 PM
  • Want to Comment on Fishing Regulations in TN?
  • The deadline is approaching for submitting comments to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for its 2018 fishing regulations. This is an opportunity for the public to share ideas and concerns about fishing regulations with TWRA staff. The deadline for .
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  • 4/14/2017 3:25:00 PM
  • LURENET LURES: Norman Middle N – Rooting Rocks
  • Late in the afternoon, though, when we pulled up on a riprap bank along the Tennessee River channel, Mason immediately picked up his Middle N, cast it tight to the rocks and cranked with the rod low so his crankbait banged the rocks like a rooting crawfish
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  • 4/12/2017 1:24:00 AM
  • There's a charm about crappie
  • The great thing is that we don't have to choose. In Middle Tennessee we can fish for all those species, even on the same trip if we wish. But if I had to choose one -- just one -- I'd choose crappie. I don't base my decision on the fact that crappie are ..
  • Lebanon Democrat
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  • 4/11/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • Spring break is a great time to fish
  • The weather is warming up and the fishing is heating up. When many people think about spring break they immediately think of going to the beach, Gatlinburg Tennessee, or even just a day or weekend trip to the local amusement park. While all of these are ..
  • Independent Herald
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  • 4/11/2017 4:35:00 PM
  • Spring break is a great time to fish
  • The weather is warming up and the fishing is heating up. When many people think about spring break they immediately think of going to the beach, Gatlinburg Tennessee, or even just a day or weekend trip to the local amusement park. While all of these are ..
  • Logan Banner
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  • 4/8/2017 6:54:00 PM
  • Spring break is a great time to fish
  • The weather is warming up and the fishing is heating up. When many people think about spring break they immediately think of going to the beach, Gatlinburg Tennessee, or even just a day or weekend trip to the local amusement park. While all of these are ..
  • Williamson Daily News
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  • 4/8/2017 11:55:00 AM
  • Remembering the battle of the jackfish
  • Musky -- short for muskellunge, and sometimes spelled "muskie" -- are known as jackfish in parts of Tennessee, where they are native to some of the region's streams. They are elusive and hard to catch. Up North musky are called "the Fish of 10,000 Casts ..
  • Lebanon Democrat
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  • 4/5/2017 5:11:00 PM
  • Fishing tournament a success
  • Saturday’s fishing tournament at Fort Loudon Lake was a winning catch. Tennessee Team Trail, sponsored by Bunch Marine, held the tournament that yielded a solid turnout. There were a total of 184 boats, which is 35 more than last year’s tournament.
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  • 4/5/2017 12:06:00 PM
  • 17th-annual Kid’s Fishing Derby set June 10
  • This popular event is part of a state wide free fishing weekend the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) sponsors. Fishing is a popular outdoor sport across the nation and it’s a great way for families to spend quality time together. The TWRA will ..
  • Crossville Chronicle
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  • 3/30/2017 6:41:00 PM
  • Defoe Lands Lunker on Top Secret Topwater in Bassmaster Classic
  • "That is a bait style that I have used for a long time," says DeFoe, who lives outside Knoxville, Tenn. "Where I live in East Tennessee, we fish big popper-style baits really tight to cover, especially when fish are spawning or are post-spawn. And that's .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/29/2017 7:55:00 AM
  • GREAT OUTDOORS: Cast a line with your fishing feedback
  • Perhaps a creel limit or size limit? Put your kibitzing where it may do some good. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is accepting public comments on the 2018 fishing regulations until April 23. The fisheries managers will consider your ideas ...
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  • 3/26/2017 4:08:00 AM
  • Chalk Talk: DeFoe on highland reservoirs
  • Check back each Friday for a new tip.) Ott DeFoe learned to fish on the highland reservoirs of east Tennessee, and those lakes and similar ones hold a special place in his angling memories. Asked to describe what makes these lakes similar, he said that ...
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  • 3/24/2017 10:00:00 PM

Tennessee Guides/Outfitters

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Tennessee Fishing Clubs

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