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Norris Lake Fishing Guide for your Tennessee Vacation

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Norris, TN — A fishing guide to get you started on everything Norris Lake. Norris Lake Fishing licenses go on sale February 18 each year, the beginning of prime fishing, and are valid through the last day of February.

Nestled between the Great Smoky Mountains and the Cumberland Mountains, Norris Lake has been a gorgeous area of Tennessee for decades. Surrounded by beautiful state parks and huge wildlife areas (one of which includes a trail marked by Daniel Boone!), Norris Lake is a great place for both hunting and fishing when the season is right.

Today it is quickly becoming one of the hottest lakes in the area for bass fishing. Especially, in the month of March. Of the sixty-plus fish found in Norris Lake — catches can include Brown and Rainbow trout, striper bass, small and largemouth bass. Walleye, rockfish, lake perch, bluegill, catfish and crappie can also be found. The lake supports warm-water, cool-water as well as cold-water sport species.

The abundance of deep water coves, pristine shoreline, numerous natural stone caves and depth of Norris Lake make it perfect for recreational and sport fishing. The best times to enjoy the recreational fishing prospects in Norris Lake, Tennessee are the spring months of April, May and June.

Tennessee Fishing License

When you purchase a fishing license in the state of Tennessee, you're helping to protect, preserve and enhance the sport of fishing for today and for generations to come. Tennessee License fees help pay for fishery and hatchery management, habitat development and protection, endangered species programs, fishing and conservation education, lake maps and other publications, and many other valuable programs.

How to obtain a fishing license
Fishing licenses are available from the following marinas:  Hickory Star Marina, Norris Dam Marina, Lone Mountain Dock, Springs Dock Marina, Sugar Hollow Marina, Mountain Lake Marina, Cedar Grove Marina, Whitman Hollow Marina

Purchase a fishing license online
Website: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

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