Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Southern Outdoor Sportsmen

Where does Southern Outdoor Sportsmen fish?

We fish the Chattanooga area, including Chattanooga, Tennessee River, Chickamauga Lake, Watts Bar Dam, Watts Bar lake.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Blue Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass, White Bass , White Catfish

Where in Chattanooga to we meet our guests?

We meet at Southern Outdoor Sportsmen ( 8002 TN-58, Harrison, TN 37341, USA ), River park boat ramp ( 3PWV+FW, Chattanooga, TN 37406, USA ), Harrison Bay State Park ( 7855 Bay Marina Circle, Harrison, TN 37341, USA ), Watts Bar Dam Boat Ramp ( Unnamed Road, Decatur, TN 37322, USA )

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.

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