You Bring a Bucket, I’ll Bring a Pole. Check Out these Fishing Holes in the Smokies

With so many  attractions in Pigeon Forge to enjoy, it can be hard to sneak in some time for the quieter types of activities. Yet, fishing in the Smokies is not something that should be forgotten about, especially for those that love to travel with their fishing pole and tackle box. 


The  Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the other natural areas in the vicinity provide some of the best fishing the area has to offer. Make sure fishing is on your list of activities in the Smoky Mountains because you won’t want to miss out on your chance to commune with nature at one of these great fishing holes. 


Abrams Creek


Fishing in the Smokies doesn’t get much better than Abrams Creek. The water chemistry here is ideal for producing great quality fish, and many people call this the best fishing hole in the Pigeon Forge area. The easiest way to get to Abrams creek is through the Abrams Creek Campground, but you can also reach it from the Cades Cove area. 


Dudley Creek


For many people, activities in the Smoky Mountains that must be tried is a day of fishing at Dudley Creek. Fisherman can snag a few rainbow trout if they are fishing in the lower section, and those trying their hand at the upper section may catch some brook trout. This fishing hole can be found on Hwy 73 just along the perimeter of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. 


The Pigeon River


Fishing in the Smokies is easy when you make your way to the Pigeon River. Depending on what section you chose to visit, you will find different types of fishing. The West Prong of the river is a great spot for fly fishing, but the Middle Prong is a good spot for nabbing brown trout. Those that choose to fish on the East Prong will find rainbow trout. 


Pigeon Forge Cabins Near All the Activities in the Smoky Mountains!


For those wishing to go fishing in the Smokies, proper accommodations are a necessity. You will have a hard time dragging all of your fishing supplies in and out of hotel rooms, but booking a cabin with Mountain Air Chalets is a great way to enjoy activities in the Smoky Mountains!


There are plenty of cabins to choose from on the site, and they are all pretty outstanding. For those that need a place to sleep six, Happy Trails may be a good fit because it has two bedrooms and two bathrooms with plenty of bed space for everyone. The amenities at this property include a hot tub for relaxing those tired fishing muscles and a charcoal grill for cooking up the day’s catch. You will love the front porch covered in rocking chairs, and the semi-secluded area is the perfect place to come home to after a long day at the creek. 


Mountain Air Chalets has the cabin rentals you need when you are planning your fishing trip to the Smoky Mountains! Come and book your cabin today.