LINKS AND RESOURCES
Links I Use Constantly
Real-time Tennessee River Levels- Next to rod and reel, a river
fisherman's best friend. Allows you to click on your favorite river and see
the water level. Extremely useful web site by the USGS. Your tax dollars at
The Weather Channel- See what Mother Nature has in store for that
upcoming river trip!
Resources Agency (TWRA)-Fisheries Management-
Fishing licenses, boat registration, creel limits, size regulations, and a
wealth of other great information can be found here!
Tennessee Paddling and River Information
Designated Scenic Rivers- Tennessee is blessed
with some beautiful rivers. Here is the official list of the best of the
Warmwater Streams page- Links to some
interesting articles about smallmouth bass management in Tennessee.
The TWRA Region
4 Warmwater Resources page is especially good!
To the Bank- TWRA's guide to bank fishing opportunities all over the
Canoe Tennessee- A list of canoe outfitters in Tennessee and the
streams on which they operate!
Whitewater's Tennessee Page- Flow information and descriptions of
some great paddling spots in Tennessee. Many of these flows provide great
fishing as well!
Authority (TVA) River System Info- This site
has links to river gauges and dam release schedules. A must for anybody
fishing the Tennessee River system!
Paddling.net's Tennessee Page-
Though not geared toward fishing, this site contains descriptions of a
multitude of Tennessee's best fishing rivers and streams!
State Parks- A lot of Tennessee's state parks
have river or creek access. Find one near you right here!
Paddle- Another site geared towards paddlers,
but some great information on some fine rivers!
Tennessee Mapping and Cyber-Scouting Resources
Topozone- USGS maps for free!
Earth- This is absolutely amazing! Download Google Earth's software
(it's free!) and you now have satellite photos of your favorite river at
your disposable. Zoom in and check out that river you've been wondering
Map of Rivers in
Tennessee- Get the lay of the land with this map of Tennessee's
major rivers and streams. This is far from a comprehensive listing of all
the rivers and creeks worth, fishing, but it's a good start!
County Maps- Contains PDF files of all 95 counties in Tennessee.
Tennessee Federal GIS Data Server-
Download DRG's by Quad Name
(get that from Topozone if you don't know it) or by
Tennessee Conservation Organizations and Outdoor
Tennessee Wildlife Federation-
Since 1946, TWF has been on the front lines protecting Tennessee's natural
Tennessee Sportsman Magazine-
A print magazine all about hunting and fishing in Tennessee!
Tennessee Valley Outdoors-
Another leading outdoor publication devoted to hunting and fishing!
TVA River Neighbors
Newsletter- Geared towards those who frequent Tennessee's TVA
reservoirs, but has some useful river info as well.