Hunting and Fishing

TENNESSEE FISHING & HUNTING LICENSES can be Lakefishingobtained four different ways:

  1. ONLINE: Go to for details on types of licenses required, fees, and online application and payment with your credit card.
  2. BY MAIL: If you have time and would prefer to mail a check, write to: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), License Division, P. O. Box 40747, Nashville, TN 37204.
  3. BY PHONE: Call toll-free 1-888-814-8972 for information. You can also use your major credit card to pay for your regular license, plus a small  processing fee.
  4. ON SITE:  Ask any local merchant for the place to find an “official TWRA License Agent.”  The Cherohala Market at the entrance to the Cherohala Skyway in Tellico Plains was offering licenses, last time I checked.