Cherokee National Forest South
Tellico Plains, TN 37385
Cherokee National Forest South: this area offers numerous small streams that are full of wild rainbow, brown and native brook trout. These smaller streams include the North River, the Bald River, and Sycamore Creek. The Tellico region is a wade only destination. The Tellico River is stocked heavily during the spring and summer seasons and requires anglers to purchase a daily Tellico/Citico permit.