Like trout? Like fishing? Like Gatlinburg cabins? Why not fish for trout in the Smoky Mountains near Gatlinburg this winter? It’s a wonderful experience for your entire family, and let your children learn the techniques of the finest angler in the world! First things first, though, you must have a permit to fish. In addition to State of Tennessee licensing requirements, a local permit is required between 9 and 64 years old and for non-residents 9 years old and above. Special exemptions may apply to all other age groups and the handicapped. Check with local licensing agent for details. Permits are available at City Hall, Department of Tourism Welcome Center and other outlets. For more information fishing and licensing requirements in Gatlinburg call 1-800-267-7088
With the legalities out of the way, the season to fish trout is from April 1 through November 30. The daily limit is five trout. However, with the coming of winter, the rules change a bit. From December the 1 through March 31 use or possession of any bait other than artificial lures with a single hook shall be prohibited, and all trout caught must be immediately returned unharmed to the water.
The streams in Gatlinburg TN are beautiful and unharmed by humans, so don’t disrupt the scenic Smoky Mountains by littering. The trout are delicious to eat during the summer, and more so because you caught them. Try fly fishing for a more challenging catch.
After your great fishing trip come on over to one of our Gatlinburg cabins
! Cabins For You has everything to keep you going after your wonderful fishing trip. Toss the fish in the freezer, take a nap, and wake up to go out on the town at night. Gatlinburg TN's night life is fantastic, and something that shouldn’t be missed! Call Cabins For You to choose from one of our many cabins in Gatlinburg TN. Reserve your cabin rental early because they are going fast for the summer!