Clinch River

Watersports, Fishing located in Norris,Tennessee

The Clinch River is nestled in the mountains of East Tennessee, the Clinch tailwater is 13 miles in length and flows from Norris Dam, at River Mile 80, to the Highway 61 Bridge near Clinton, TN, at River Mile 67.

The Clinch River is known as a premier trout fishery to many experienced anglers. The river is home to rainbow, brown and brook trout. The average trout will be 11 to 12 inches in length. Fishing on the Clinch is good year round, but it is great in late winter, early spring and late fall, early winter. A Tennessee fishing license is required to fish on the Clinch. Find out more here.

The Clinch River is also a popular destination for kayaking and canoeing. The beautiful, clear water and majestic scenery make for a memorable trip.  Be sure to check TVA's generation schedule.

For more information and accommodations on the Clinch, click here.


300 Powerhouse Way , Norris, Tennessee 37828


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