Under the River

Did you know that Tennessee has one of the most diverse assemblages of fish in North America with at least 320 species? Whether or not you enjoy matching wits with them using a fishing pole, it is fascinating to discover just how many different species live in our immediate vicinity. Here are just some of the species that can be found beneath the surface of the Tennessee River adjacent to our neighborhood: Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Black Crappie, White Crappie, Bluegill, Redear Sunfish (Shellcracker), Warmouth, Rock Bass, Striped Bass, White Bass, Cherokee (Hybrid) Striped Bass, Sauger, Walleye, Channel Catfish, Blue Catfish, Flathead Catfish, River Carpsucker, Lake Sturgeon, Paddlefish, Common Carp, Longnose Gar, and Freshwater Drum. Find pictures and other interesting information about these creatures at THIS LINK.

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