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Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in TN.

Kids fishing

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.

Bluff City
- Boone Lake

Chatanooga
- Booker T. Washington Park
- Harrison Bay State Park
- East Lake Park
- Ross's Landing Park

Memphis
- Lake McKellar
- Mud Island River Park
- Shelby Farms Park

Nashville
- J Percy Priest Lake
- Shelby Lake Park

Knox
- Caswell Park
- Fort Dickerson Park
- Fort Loudon Lake
- Fountain City Park
- Island Home Park
- Lakeshore Park
- Lonsdale Park
- Sequoyah Park
- Volunteer Landing Park

Pegram
- Cheatham Lake

Roan Mountain
- 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


Tennessee Bluegill

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.


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Kids fishing locations and information, by state.

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ID Kids Fishing IL Kids Fishing IN Kids Fishing KS Kids Fishing KY Kids Fishing LA Kids Fishing MA Kids Fishing MD Kids Fishing ME Kids Fishing MI Kids Fishing MN Kids Fishing MO Kids Fishing MS Kids Fishing
MT Kids Fishing NC Kids Fishing ND Kids Fishing NE Kids Fishing NH Kids Fishing NJ Kids Fishing NM Kids Fishing NV Kids Fishing NY Kids Fishing OH Kids Fishing OK Kids Fishing OR Kids Fishing PA Kids Fishing
RI Kids Fishing SC Kids Fishing SD Kids Fishing TN Kids Fishing TX Kids Fishing UT Kids Fishing VA Kids Fishing VT Kids Fishing WA Kids Fishing WI Kids Fishing WV Kids Fishing WY Kids Fishing
 

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.