You do need a special permit to fish in Gatlinburg. *It is license number 99 for one day for residents and non-residents and costs $2.50; this in conjunction with a Tennessee hunt/fish with a trout stamp. *Residents and non-residents can also get a three day permit that works in conjunction with your hunt/fish license - it is license number 96 and costs $6.50.
Non-residents can also get permit that will allow you to fish ONLY IN GATLINBURG for one day, license number 97 and it is $10.50.
Be aware that from December 1 through March 31, Gatlinburg has special regulations. *Those regulations require the use of single
hook artificial flies, spinners and spools. *Although a single dropper fly with a single hook is permitted; possession of bait is prohibited.
It is catch and release only.
Oi, I hope this helps - I even had to read the blasted book....
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