Fishing and Boating in Tennessee

You can experience a day of Tennessee fishing on Old Hickory Lake in Bledsoe State Park or by catching up crappie from a boat. Whichever you choose, you will find the resources to purchase your fishing license online and learn how to apply for your boat registration in this section.


Tennessee Fishing

Get started fishing in Tennessee today. The state offers a 3-day, 10-day, or annual fishing license. Check the new mobile app.

Get a Tennessee Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

Tennessee Boating

You can go boating in Tennessee on one of the state’s many freshwater rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. Register your new boat here.

Register A Boat In Tennessee

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

Fishing and Boating Events in Tennessee


Middle Tennessee Sportsman's Show

Fishing, Hunting, and outdoor show designed with families, weekend warriors, amateurs, and pros alike. Fun for families, free fishing pond for kids, seminars, and industry experts, and most importantly a host of vendors offe...

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East Tennessee Sportsman's Show

This is sure to be a fun filled event for hunters and fisherman of all ages. There will be events for kids, fun for families, seminars, industry experts, and of course hundreds of vendors offering products and services for ou...

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