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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.

  • 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; FishNeelyHenry.com; 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 ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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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
  • Feds propose endangered status for Tennessee freshwater fish
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed protecting a Tennessee freshwater fish as an endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity says the Barrens topminnow is found only in central Tennessee in clear, spring-fed ...
  • WRAL.com
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  • 1/9/2018 11:28:00 AM
  • Feds propose endangered status for Tennessee freshwater fish
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed protecting a Tennessee freshwater fish as an endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity says the Barrens topminnow is found only in central Tennessee in clear, spring-fed
  • WATE.com
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  • 1/8/2018 8:39:00 AM
  • Tennessee: TWRA Trout Stocking Underway
  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is releasing approximately 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters from December through March. The program provides numerous close-to-home trout fishing opportunities for anglers during the winter months. These ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/5/2018 7:39:00 AM
  • Pro Fishing Seminar on January 16
  • Mike will cover a wide range of topics for beginner and advanced anglers. From tackle to how to fish certain local spots in Tennessee, learn mechanical aspects of bass fishing that will help you become a better fisherman. There will be an opportunity for Q
  • The Tennessean
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  • 1/4/2018 6:13:00 PM
  • Tennessee Fish Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed Endangered Species Act protection today for the Barrens topminnow, a small fish found only in central Tennessee in clear, spring-fed streams on the Barrens Plateau. Just five populations of the highly endangered
  • WGNS
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  • 1/4/2018 7:06:00 AM
  • Tennessee Fish Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed Endangered Species Act protection today for the Barrens topminnow, a small fish found only in central Tennessee in clear, spring-fed streams on the Barrens Plateau. Just five populations of ...
  • Press Release Point
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  • 1/3/2018 8:23:00 PM
  • FLW Angler Scores Monster Chickamauga Bass
  • Avid T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League angler Todd Beaty has the bass world buzzing this week after landing a 14-pound, 8-ounce largemouth on Tennessee’s Lake Chickamauga on Dec. 30. Beaty’s huge fish was just 11 ounces away from the current Tennessee ...
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 1/3/2018 4:53:00 PM
  • Tennessee Fish Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed Endangered Species Act protection today for the Barrens topminnow, a small fish found only in central Tennessee in clear, spring-fed streams on the Barrens Plateau. Just five populations of ...
  • Center for Biological Diversity
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  • 1/3/2018 4:50:00 PM
  • Tennessee: "Hard Card" Licenses with Fish & Wildlife Art Now Available
  • Beginning this license year, customers have the option to purchase a hard-copy collector’s card for any annual license. The size and feel of a credit card, the license features prints of original paintings by famed Tennessee artist, Ralph McDonald.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/3/2018 10:45:00 AM
  • Spicy Fish Fillet Sandwiches
  • Inspired by the famous Nashville hot chicken dish native to Nashville, Tennessee, the new sandwich packs a powerful dose of spicy Southern flavor. Arby's new Nashville Hot Fish Sandwich is the latest twist on the chain's fish filet lineup. The sandwich ...
  • trendhunter.com
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  • 12/29/2017 6:59:00 AM
  • Larry Woody: Anglers reminded of sturgeon protection
  • He got the fish into the boat, unhooked it, and released it as required by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency regulations. That sturgeon was one of some 205,000 that have been released in the Cumberland, French Broad and Holston rivers by the TWRA since 2
  • Lebanon Democrat
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  • 12/28/2017 3:59:00 PM
  • Larry Woody: Don’t skip out on the skipjacks
  • Technically Skipjack Herring, skipjacks are also known as Tennessee Tarpon because of their resemblance to their giant coastal cousins in shape, color and acrobatics. Some fishermen consider skipjacks a nuisance, but the way I look at it, catching ...
  • Lebanon Democrat
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  • 12/27/2017 1:52:00 AM
  • Kayak Fishing - Competing at the KAST State Tournament
  • This past year there were 10 fishing clubs that had memberships in the Kayak Anglers’ Society of Tennessee(KAST). Each club has to host at least 7 tournaments throughout the summer and then at the e [...]
  • playak.com
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  • 12/26/2017 7:00:00 AM
  • MLS expansion to Cincinnati? No decision until 2018, league says
  • Alabama, Florida and Tennessee are the main suitors. Jaylen Waddle will likely choose Alabama or Texas A&M. The Tide were the longtime favorites until Jimbo Fisher, who Waddle had a relationship with when he was the coach at Florida State, was hired by
  • WHIO
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  • 12/22/2017 2:08:00 PM
  • Tilapia: invasive but popular
  • Not too long ago most area fishermen probably had never seen a tilapia – a fish native to Asia and classified as invasive species in Tennessee – much less caught one. That changed in 2010 when flooding along the Cumberland River washed tilapia from ...
  • Lebanon Democrat
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  • 12/15/2017 2:43:00 PM
  • An Alabama Sheriff, a Mystery Check and a Blogger Who Cried Foul
  • Raised in this working-class city a short distance across the Tennessee River from Huntsville and the Army’s Redstone Arsenal, she ran a bridal shop, posed as a nightclub “calendar girl” in miniskirt and fishnets, trained German shepherds and ran a ...
  • New York Times
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  • 12/15/2017 2:40:00 PM
  • A Sheriff, a Mystery Check and a Blogger Who Cried Foul
  • Raised in this working-class city a short distance across the Tennessee River from Huntsville and the Army’s Redstone Arsenal, she ran a bridal shop, posed as a nightclub “calendar girl” in miniskirt and fishnets, trained German shepherds and ran a ...
  • New York Times
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  • 12/15/2017 4:55:00 AM
  • Endangered fish found in new territory
  • A routine day of fish population monitoring turned exciting when Mainspring Conservation Trust biologists found a federally threatened fish in a tributary of the Little Tennessee River, the first time that species had been found in that particular stream.
  • Smoky Mountain News
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  • 12/13/2017 4:52:00 PM
  • Dates announced for Tuckessee Hunting & Fishing Expo
  • Other activities include a mobile fishing pond, live animal exhibits by Tennessee State Parks and Best Mount Competition for turkey and fish. “We’re still booking exhibitors and will continue to add vendors and demonstrations right up the time we open ...
  • Clarksville Now
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  • 12/8/2017 2:27:00 PM

Tennessee Guides/Outfitters

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Tennessee Fishing Clubs

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