Fishing in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Fishing in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is allowed year-round, every day, from 30 minutes before until 30 minutes after official sunrise and sunset respectively. The park is one of the last habitats in the eastern US for wild trout.   The park doesn’t stock fish, but with almost 3,000 miles of running water throughout… Read more »

Fly Fishing in the Smoky Mountains

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a year-round paradise for fly fishing, with more than 600 miles of streams that support wild trout. You can fly fish any time of year, in this beautiful national park, with no admission fee, and there are even some spring-fed waters that stay mild through the winter. State regulations… Read more »

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

UPDATE 2020: This year’s Spring Tournament has been rescheduled to June 13-14 – so, fingers crossed! Twice a year, in the spring and the fall, the Smoky Mountain region plays host to an acclaimed trout fishing tournament that offers fun – and lots of fish – for all the family, and for anglers of all… Read more »

Fishing in Gatlinburg – Where to Go, What to Bring

The Smokies are known for their native brook and brown trout, and Gatlinburg and the National Park are crawling (or should we say swimming?) with over 900 miles of rivers and streams that are just waiting for you to cast your line. Before you pack up your tackle box, however, there are local and state… Read more »