Visit Sevierville Tennessee

Fishing Adventures

Anglers of all ages can enjoy both lake and stream fishing in Sevierville.

Douglas Lake is an ideal spot for fishing, camping and recreation. This 30,400 acre lake has 555 miles of shoreline and is nestled in the foothills of the Great Anglers in The Great Smoky Mountains Smoky Mountains. Over 2,000,000 visitors per year visit to enjoy Douglas Lake’s activities including: boating, picnicking, fishing, camping, swimming, bird watching and more. Douglas Lake has excellent bass and crappie fishing, in fact, the 2001 B.A.S.S. Masters MegaBucks Tournament was held there. The lake also maintains a population of a variety of bass, sauger, crappie, walleye, blue cat, flat head catfish, channel catfish and bluegill.

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Fishing License Requirements- Tennessee residents and non-residents over the age of 13 must have a valid Tennessee fishing license. A fishing license can be obtained online at https://www.wildlifelicense.com/tn/ or at local stores such as Wal-Mart. You cannot purchase a fishing license in the national park.

Abrams Creek Located at the western end of the National Park along the Abrams Falls trail in Cades Cove, Trout and Small-mouth Bass Fishing
Big Creek Near I-40 at the northeastern end of the National Park,Trout and Small-mouth Bass Fishing
Douglas Lake Bordering Sevierville, great for fishing and boating, bass and crappie fishing
Hazel Creek Located at the southern end of the National Park, Trout and Small-mouth Bass Fishing
Little River Near I-40 at the northeastern end of the National Park, Trout and Small-mouth Bass Fishing.