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Getting out in the Melton Hill Reservoir and catching a trophy musky has never been easier. Steve, the current state record holder for musky in Tennessee, will guide you on your trip to catch your own personal best....Read More
Choose between either a four or eight hour day, and spend either a half or full day on a trophy fishing adventure. Tennessee muskies are considered world class and a full day trip is the best way to target the trophies.
If you have a member of your group that will be under 13, please let us know in the notes section of your check out. A life jacket their size should be brought, to comply with state law, and also ensure that they have the correct size for them.
Otherwise, just make sure to bring some sun protection, snacks and drinks, your fishing license, and Steven will take care of everything else you'll need to catch these fickle water monsters including rods and reels from St. Croix & Abu Garcia.
Captain Steven is USCG licensed Captain. As the holder of the current Tennessee State Record Musky, Captain Steven uses his extensive knowledge, experience and know-how to provide you with the musky guide trip of a lifetime, every time.With the Native Tennessee Musky population thriving and Melton Hill Musky being stocked yearly, there is no better time to book a trip and catch the musky you have been dreaming of. Based out Melton Hill Reservoir and it's connecting waterways in Oak Ridge, TN, Captain Steven will introduce you to the preferred tactics, baits, and locations while in pursuit of some of the largest muskies in Tennessee. As a leader and trail blazer in the hunt for Southern Musky, Captain Steven provides Full day or Half day trips targeting Melton Hill and Tennessee Musky that are affordable. Despite being the premier, Captain Steven also travels to other nearby waterways like Center Hill, Rock Island, Caney Fork, Collins River and Dale Hollow to pursue the Tennessee musky.
What a great day on Melton Hill Lake with Steve. He knows the water like he has been fishing it all his life. Exactly what our group was looking for and he moved things around to make it work for us. Awesome guy and expert Musky guide!
Hands down one of the best fishing trips we have ever been to.. me and my 9 year old son had an absolutely amazing time with Steve. He was extremely knowledgeable, entertaining and so patient with my son - answering his countless questions. The little guy caught a nice Muskie ...Read More within the first 20 minutes of the trip. The catch of his lifetime :))) will be definitely booking again . Highly recommended!!!
Had Never caught a Muskie before. Got hooked up with Steve, had a blast. We put seven in the boat that day. Didn't realize what an accomplishment this was until latter. He is most knowledgeable and has numerous "suitcases" of tackle. Would highly recommend for beginners or experienced ...Read More . Look forward to spending some time with him again this year. He LOVES his Muskies. 5/29/2019 Back again this year. After talking to some of my friends I had decided I was just incredibility lucky last year. Well Steven proved me wrong. Went out for an evening trip (short notice) and Steve had me on fish within 30 minutes. We put 6 in the net in about 6 hrs. Was able to get out again for a few hrs a couple of days later an "dang" back on fish again. I believe he probably has scales underneath that "fake" skin The man KNOWS (and loves) his Muskies. HIGHLY recommend him to anyone who wants to catch a nice Muskie. Beginners (me) or experienced. I have to say this , he does wear funny shoes and socks. LOL love ya Steven
Steve took us for a great afternoon/ evening of fishing. Hoping my son absorbed the knowledge he was passing on to us. Will definitely hit him up next time we are in town.
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
All rods, reels, and tackle are included.
Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.
This trip has multiple pickup locations.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
No cleaning service provided.
No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.
No live bait provided.
No meal provided.
Rods, reels, tackle
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses. Children under 13 are required by state law to wear a life jacket the entire trip. Due to weight requirements guests must bring their own life jackets for children under 13.
Tennessee fishing license
Payment & Tipping
After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.
Where to Buy a Fishing LicenseFind out more about licenses here.
Knoxville, TN, USA