3 Top-Notch Fishing Guides

Enjoy a fishing trip in the Smoky Mountains with 3 area fishing guides that will assure you have a great day on the water AND catch fish!

Whether wading a mountain stream for flyfishing or boating on the river or lake, you’ll have a great time and connect with nature in a way that’s only found in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Most guides provide all the equipment you’ll need – rods, reels, waders, boots, flies, tackle — but you’re also welcome to bring your own. Check with your chosen outfitter to see if they provide lunch too!

Top Fishing Guide in the Smoky Mountains

Rocky Top Outfitter
Guided Fishing & Hunting Trips

You will need a Tennessee fishing license. You can purchase one online at GoOutdoorsTennessee.com

Nonresident Fishing Licenses:
Jr. Hunt/Fish $11.00 (Nonresidents age 13-15)
3-Day Fishing – No Trout $20.50
3-Day Fishing – All Species $40.50
10-Day Fishing – No Trout $30.50
10-Day Fishing – All Species $61.50
Annual Fishing – No Trout $50.00
Annual Fishing – All Species $99.00

Rocky Top Outfitter: Owner Greg Ward offers both fly or spin fishing for trout and small mouth bass in pristine National Park streams or on the lake. Full, three-quarter and half-day trips are available for up to 3 people. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or this is your first trip, Rocky Top Outfitter guides will be sure you have an awesome experience! Gift Certificates Available.  Website | (865) 661-3474

Frontier Anglers: Experienced fishing guides will take up to 2 people for a full or half day wading or floating fishing trips in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Lunch and light refreshments offered. Gift Certificates Available. Website | (865) 719-0227

Trout Zone Anglers: Flyfishing the waters of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Caney Fork River, and Clinch River. Each of the Trout Zone fishing guides is hand picked for their fly fishing knowledge, teaching skills, and attention to quality customer service. Chose a full, three-quarter, or half-day trips for up to 2 people. Discounted rates offered for weekday trips.  Website | (931) 261-1884