Best Tennessee Fly Fishing Rivers

Tennessee has 4 fly fish spots.

  October 23, 2017

Located in the US, the fly fishing in Tennessee is known for four scenic fly streams and rivers. The best Tennessee fly fishing based on popularity are considered to be Watauga River, South Fork Holston River, Clinch River, and Hiwassee River. For a detailed fly fishing river description and printable river access map, just select a Tennessee fly fishing river or stream below.

Where Can I Fly Fish In Tennessee?

Tennessee Fly Fishing Resources

FEATURED:  Watauga River

  Elizabethton, Tennessee

  April 16, 2017

Near Elizabethton in eastern Tennessee, the Watauga River is known for its fly fishing opportunities. The river can offer up to 100 miles of floating when the water level is low enough. You can expect to find rainbow trout and trophy brown trout in the range of 7 to 15 pounds.

FEATURED:  Clinch River


  October 23, 2017

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.