Best Gatlinburg Fly Fishing Rivers

The Gatlinburg area has 2 fly fishing rivers out of the 11 fly fish spots found in Tennessee.

  September 17, 2018

Located in Tennessee, the fly fishing in Gatlinburg is known for two nice fly fishing destinations. The best Gatlinburg fly fishing based on popularity are considered to be Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Little Pigeon River. For a detailed fly fishing river description and printable river access map, just select a Gatlinburg fly fishing river or stream below.



Where Can I Fly Fish In Gatlinburg?


FEATURED:  Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  Gatlinburg, Tennessee

  July 20, 2016

North of Ashville and southeast of Gatlinburg, the Great Smoky Mountain National Park is known for its year-round fly fishing. There are brown trout and brook trout, but both require a lot of patience to land. The brown trout are best in October when they gather to spawn in deep river sections. The brook trout are best April through June in the warmer waters.