Clinch River Fly Fishing

The 3rd most popular fly fishing river in Tennessee.

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Northwest of Knoxville near Lake City, the Clinch River is known for fly fishing huge brown trout and large rainbow trout. In Tennessee, the Clinch river runs 150 miles from the Kentucky border west of Kingsport southwest to the Tennessee River confluence.

The best section for fly fishing on the Clinch River is below the TVA Norris Dam downstream for 13 miles. For wading, try access off SR61.

Overall, Clinch River is the 3rd most popular fly fishing river of all 10 fly fishing spots in Tennessee.


Local Contact(s):  Tennessee Tourism (800) GO2-TENN; Southeastern Anglers (866) 558-7688.

Recommended Book:  "50 Best Tailwaters to Fly Fish" from Wendy Gunn

Best Season:  Any

Article Source:   Best Clinch River Fly Fishing Review

GPS:  36.219609, -84.088647

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  10/23/2017

ID:  19616

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