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Hickory Star Resort and Marina

Outdoor Adventures, Fishing Area

Hickory Star Marina is a year round destination for fishing on Norris Lake. Open daily, anglers can buy bait, gas, and other supplies for their day on the lake.

Striper fishing is the big draw, but walleye,large and smallmouth bass, crappie, and shellcrackers are one tug away.

Need a guide, give us call.


ADA Accessibility Notes

Courtesy dock and parking lots are handicap accessible

Fishing is a popular activity on Norris Lake. From the moment you walk into the dock store you will see displays of trophy size fish caught by anglers in the waters near Hickory Star Marina. Fishing is year round and, depending on what time of the year you come, is what species are biting the best.

There are guide service available at the marina to book a fishing trip with. We also allow fishing off the dock. During the summer, parents and grandparents can teach their children the finer points of fishing from a grassy area to catch paddlefish.. At night, many local residents will keep their dock lights on for anglers to night fish around.

Norris Lake has 86 species of fish including walleye, stripers, crappie, large and small mouth bass.

Any season will provide an excellent fishing experience.

Best Access and Parking Areas

The boat ramp is available for a nominal fee. Parking in free in the provided lots at the marina

Hints and Tips for Fishing this Area

Know your season and ask the marina staff what fish are biting and what bait is suggested.

The TWRA provides multiple fish attraction areas and stocking on Norris Lake.

Book with a fishing guide to learn the lake,.

Hwo to Get There

We are conveniently located 30 miles north of Knoxville, TN

Pet Friendly Notes

Dogs may not enter the floating restaurant, but are welcome on marina property.

Rules and Regulations for Fishing Area

Regulated by the TWRA - Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency./

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