The waters of Cherokee Lake in Panther Creek State Park and Tim's Ford Lake teem with large and smallmouth bass, making it a popular destination for both seasoned anglers and weekend enthusiasts.

You can easily purchase your own Tennessee fishing license online via the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency website or from registered agents such as tackle shop or one of your local athletic store. The links below will answer all your questions regarding license information and online registrations.

Fishing laws and regulations are strictly implemented in the area. Which is why researching and reading about the local protocols should be on the top of your list before leaving for your trip. Do not forget to check for updates since some regulations change, depending on the season and the current fish population. The link below will give you an updated list of the Tennessee fishing regulations. It will also give you detailed information regarding size and possession limits and fishing protocols.

During your visit, caring for your surroundings should be a priority. The local fishing rules and regulations exist for the benefit of marine life and their respective habitats. This is to preserve their population and beauty for generations to come.