River Information
Species:  Rainbow and Brown Trout
Angler Type:  Boat or Wade
Access Type:  Public and Private
General Flies:  Midges, Nymphs, Sulphurs and Streamers

Suggested Gear
8 ft  to 9 ft 4, 5 or 6 weight fly rods

River Description
Fort Patrick is somewhat off of the radar for most fly fishermen in
Tennessee.  It has a lot of obstacles to get by for the average fisherman.  
The first obstacles is that there are virtually no public access points.  The
second is there is no public boat ramp. Third, it is more of a lake than a
river, so you have to either fish from shore or a boat.  Fourth and finally
TVA generally does a multiple pulse every two hours for two hours.  

This is not a fishery for the beginner angler or someone that is not very
familiar with our Tennessee tailwaters and how TVA generates.

Please practice safe wading practices and be sure to check the
generation schedules before you go.
Click here for TVA Generation Schedule

Public River Access
Access 1:  Dam Access, no ramp

Click here for a detailed TWRA Map!

Click here for TVA Generation Schedule!

Getting There
From Interstate 81, take exit 59 to North on Hwy 36/Fort Patrick Drive,
then follow signs to Dam

Local Guides
Trout Fisher's Guide Service

Local Fly Shops


Places to Stay
Streamside Reports
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