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Fishing Information in Gatlinburg Tennessee
July 26, 2012 at 1:41 PM
The best trout fishing in the world can be found in the Smoky Mountains. If you ask any passionate fisherman about the best location to find trout in the entire country, they will most likely recommend that you go fishing in the Smokies.
In order to fish in the Smoky Mountains, you will need a place to stay. That being the case, it’s recommended that you look into Gatlinburg cabins. Gatlinburg lodging offers excellent rates, especially considering the quality you receive in return. You will expect to find a rustic cabin that fits the woods perfectly. You might have modern amenities in your cabin, but the overall feel will be a country one. Gatlinburg cabins offer that perfect blend between nature and technology.
If you want higher end, then you should look into Pigeon Forge cabins. These cabins are often larger and offer more breathtaking views. They also tend to offer a lot of space and more amenities. However, you won’t be as close to the park. Pigeon Forge lodging is best for those traveling with family or a significant other, whereas Gatlinburg cabins are best for those traveling with buddies to fish. Gatlinburg cabins are also recommended if you’re traveling solo.
As you might have guessed, the best fishing will be found in Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Of course, you will find an abundance of trout, but you will also find smallmouth bass, suckers, catfish and much more. In order to fish in the park, you will have to get a license or a permit, but both options are very affordable. You can fish in the park from 30 minutes prior to sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset. Fishing is available all year. You’re allowed to keep up to five fish, as well as an additional 20 rock bass.
Book you Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge accommodations today for the best fishing experience of your life tomorrow.
Thomas Greene is a blogger and travel enthusiast and enjoys writing about what to do in Gatlinburg TN. Some of his interests include hiking, mountain-climbing, whitewater rafting, photography, and writing.