Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

TWRA's Region 4 - East Tennessee

Reservoir Fisheries Management Program

East Tennessee Free Fishing Day/Week Events

& Other Kid's Fishing Events


Early in June each year (Saturday June 7th in 2014), the TWRA allows all residents and non-residents to fish without a license. Children that are 15 years of age or younger may fish without a license for the entire week starting on Free Fishing Day and continuing through the following Friday. Children younger than 13 may fish without a license at any time of the year. The TWRA sponsors many Kids Free Fishing Day events and stocks thousand of pounds of catfish to help make the events quality experiences for young anglers.

Link to the State-wide, Kids Fishing Events with details

Contact Region IV (423) 587-7037 or visit the above link for more specific information.


Alcoa Duck Pond