With more than 2,100 miles of streams and rivers, Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers terrific fishing. Find the best fishing spots with a professional guide like these!
Fishing licenses are available online. Trips to Cherokee Tribal waters require a separate Tribal permit.
Generally, a half-day fishing trip is four hours and a full-day is eight. Some guides offer five- or six-hour trips.
Some guides provide all equipment, while others don’t. Some provide lunches on full-day trips. Ask about gear and food when you book.
Wade trips take you into the streams and rivers of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Float trips get you out onto local waterways. Specialty trips take you to Cherokee Tribal trophy trout waters. Smoky Mountain Angler also offers kayaking, guided day hikes, and guided camping.
This outfitter guides anglers all over the Smokies in Tennessee and North Carolina. A wade trip or a drift boat trip includes all gear. Fly Fishing the Smokies can tailor a fishing trip for larger groups for events and parties. They offer beginners’ classes, kids’ fly fishing, camping trips, and fishing trips to special destinations including Cherokee Tribal trophy trout waters.
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