Best Fly-Fishing in Tennessee

This list represents the most popular fly-fishing in Tennessee. Use this list to plan your next Tennessee fly-fishing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Little River Trail

    12 Reviews

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

    Little River Trail is a hiking trail in Sevier County, Tennessee. It is within Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is 6.2 miles long and begins at 2,170 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
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    Little River Trail is a hiking trail in Sevier County, Tennessee. It is within Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is ...

  • #2 Holston River, South Fork

    1 Reviews

    Bluff City, TN

    Weir adds life-giving oxygen to this superb tailwater. When the Tennessee Valley Authority’s 285-foot-high South Holston Dam plugged the river’s course through a low ridge in 1947 and backed ...
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    Weir adds life-giving oxygen to this superb tailwater. When the Tennessee Valley Authority’s 285-foot-high South Holston ...

  • #3 Clinch River

    1 Reviews

    Knoxville, TN

    The oldest of Tennessee’s TVA tailwaters is arguably its best. As a result, the Clinch River has come into its own. Just ask Greg Ensor about his 28-pound-plus state record brown, pulled from ...
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    The oldest of Tennessee’s TVA tailwaters is arguably its best. As a result, the Clinch River has come into its own. Just ...

  • #4 Hiwassee River

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    Chattanooga, TN

    Big fish, great wading, and lots of bugs. The secret to the Hiwassee’s reputation as Tennessee’s premier trout tailwater may be found in the fact that its flows are slightly warmer than those ...
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    Big fish, great wading, and lots of bugs. The secret to the Hiwassee’s reputation as Tennessee’s premier trout tailwater ...