The Tuckasegee River flows entirely within Western North Carolina. It begins its course in Jackson County above Cullowhee at the confluence of Panthertown and Greenland creeks. It flows in a northwesterly direction into Swain County, where it enters the Little Tennessee River.

Fishing, hiking and paddling are among the recreational opportunities along the river.

Our bait recommendations

Here's the baits that our Pros love for this lake.