With 14 different species of fish, Norris Lake is a prime fishing destination in Tennessee. It is most well known for bass fishing, but you can also catch crappie, trout, bluegill, catfish and more! Its large number of deep water coves, pristine shoreline, and depth make Norris Lake popular for fishing. The best times to go fishing on Norris Lake are the spring months of April, May and June, but you can fish all year long!
When you go fishing on Norris Lake, make sure you have a valid Tennessee fishing license! You can purchase a Tennessee fishing license from the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency website, or a county clerk, sporting goods stores, hardware stores and boat docks. License fees help pay for fishery and hatchery management, habitat development and protection, lake maps and more. Don’t miss out on the chance for a great catch when you go Norris Lake fishing!