A Fishing Overview

River fishing, bank fishing, pier fishing, boat fishing, fly fishing, creek fishing, tournament fishing, sport fishing, cane pole fishing.

The scenic Tennessee River flowing throughout Florence and the Shoals is divided by a series of dams into three different lakes: Pickwick, Wilson and Wheeler. These lakes offer some of the best sport fishing in the country and in their blue waters can be found trophy Small and Largemouth Bass, Catfish, Crappie, Salt Water Stripe, Sauger and Bream.

The lakes have numerous gravel islands, shallow sloughs, grass-filled backwaters, feeder streams, standing timber, rocky points and underwater structures that make for an exciting and challegning fishing experience.