Fishing

Parks and Recreation Director

Joe Walsh
jwalsh@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-4311

400 Main St., Room 303
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Fishing The City of Knoxville offers many locations in which to bank fish. Between the Holston and Tennessee Rivers, Ft. Loudon Lake, and numerous creeks and ponds, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy fishing from City facilities. Fishing licenses are required for all citizens thirteen years of age and over in the state of Tennessee.

Gov. Ned McWherter/Riverside Landing
Location: East Knoxville
Body of Water: Tennessee River
Facilities: fishging pier, bank, boat launch ramp

Holston River Park
Location: East Knoxville
Body of Water: Holston River
Facilities: 3 fishing piers, bank

Ijams Nature Center
Location: South Knoxville
Body of Water: Tennessee River
Facilities: boardwalk

Island Home Park
Location: South Knoxville
Body of Water: Tennessee River
Facilities: bank, canoe launch ramp

James White Greenway
Location: Downtown Knoxville
Body of Water: Tennessee River
Facilities: bridge over First Creek in front of Marina

Neyland Greenway
Location: Downtown Knoxville
Body of Water: Tennessee River
Facilities: bridge at Signal Mountain Cement Company

Scottish Pike Park
Location: South Knoxville
Body of Water: Tennessee River
Facilities: bank

Sequoyah Park
Location: West Knoxville
Body of Water: Tennessee River
Facilities: bank, boat ramp

Victor Ashe Park
Location: North Knoxville
Body of Water: Victor Ashe Lake (2 acres)
Facilities: bank

Volunteer Landing
Location: Downtown Knoxville
Body of Water: Tennessee River
Facilities: fishing pier (stadium overlooking water)

Will Skelton Greenway
Location: South Knoxville
Body of Water: Tennessee River
Facilities: fishing pier (greenway stretching over the water across from Downtown Island Home Airport)