Kids Fishing In Tennessee
Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in TN.
Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life, and we encourage you to invest the time in Tennessee kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.
Places in Tennessee to take kids fishing
Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Volunteer State.
- Boone Lake
- Booker T. Washington Park
- Harrison Bay State Park
- East Lake Park
- Ross's Landing Park
- Lake McKellar
- Mud Island River Park
- Shelby Farms Park
- J Percy Priest Lake
- Shelby Lake Park
- Caswell Park
- Fort Dickerson Park
- Fort Loudon Lake
- Fountain City Park
- Island Home Park
- Lakeshore Park
- Lonsdale Park
- Sequoyah Park
- Volunteer Landing Park
- Cheatham Lake
- Roan Mountain State Park
Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in TN
1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.
2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.
3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.
Click here for additional tips to create a successful day of fishing for kids.
Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it here.
Youngsters with their prized catch
Brylie Cheshire, 10 years old, with her first ever fish caught in the Tennessee River.
12-pound catfish caught by 10 year old Chase Williams at private residence in middle Tennessee.
Kids fishing locations and information, by state.
Help us identify other youth fishing spots in TN.
If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.