Tennessee Musky Fishing Steven Paul

If you’re a fan of the famous Musky and would love to go on a fishing trip with a true master, you’re in the right place. Steven Paul is your man and he’ll put you on the hottest bite for this prestigious predator.

Join Steven on board his 21’ Aluminum fishing vessel, manufactured by Lowe. There you will be comfortable with your best fishing partner, and your guide. Fully equipped with all the required navigational and fish-finding equipment, you’ll have the edge in finding your catch.

As an accomplished bait designer through his partnership with Livingston Lures, Steven has created a unique line of musky lures dialed in to catch your target, such as the Kraken, Titan, Titan Jr., and Magnus.  As well as a lure designer, he has also literally written the book on musky fishing with his book titled Next Level Musky Fishing, while also hosting a Podcast on Musky 360 and Musky Shop TV on Youtube. 

The one and only Muskellunge is the main and only target of this charter. You’ll fish with a true master of the craft; Steven holds the state record for the beast and has the longest documented catch at 55 inches long. He’ll take you to one of more than 20 fishing spots he’s found over the years – they’re all top secret. Whether you want to learn how to catch a Musky or are looking for a trophy fish, he’s got the know-how to make your fishing day a lot of fun.

Only casting tackle is provided, so if want fly fish it’s recommended you bring your own equipment – It’s a special challenge to catch Musky on the fly. Kids aged 12 and above are more than welcome on board with Tennessee Musky Fishing, all life jackets are provided. Alcohol isn’t allowed on board.

All Muskies are strictly catch and release; releasing a trophy-sized Muskie ensures another angler can feel the same joy as you. Snacks, drinks, and lunch can be arranged, contact Steve before arriving to work out the details.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $350
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip (8 Hours)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $450
    This trip will provide you with a full day of fishing fun with instruction provided and get you multiple opportunities to catch a musky all day long.
  • Private trip
    All Day Trip (12 Hours)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $650
    This is a super informative and long lasting all day trip from sun up to sun down. You will have every opportunity to catch the musky of your dreams. This trip will requires a long day of hard work so be prepared to put in the time. Gear and Instruction provided.
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4.9 / 5
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Charles A.
West Lafayette, Indiana
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First trip with Capt. Steve Paul

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (8 Hours) on April 24, 2023
Cold front made for tough fishing, but we enjoyed our day and learned so much about muskie fishing.  Well worth the long drive...
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Dan R.
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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Half Day Trip With Steven Paul

VERIFIED   1/2 Day Evening Trip (4 Hours) on August 8, 2022
Excellent Trip! Captain Steven is truly an expert on finding Muskie!  Within hour, caught Decent sized muskie!  Highly Recommended!
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Jenna G.
Mechanicstown, OH
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Phenomenal Two Day Trip

VERIFIED   Tennessee Musky Guided Trip on March 28, 2019
Steve was phenomenal, period. Went into a two day trip with high hopes and left with all expectations exceeded. He patiently...
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Larry H.
Cincinnati, OH
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VERIFIED   1/2 Day Afternoon Trip (4 Hours) on March 23, 2020
Awesome trip with an awesome captain, learned a lot about the environment and about the fish. Highly recommended!!!!!
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Carolyn B.
Lake In The Hills, IL
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VERIFIED   Tennessee Musky Guided Trip on October 11, 2018
What a great day! Within the first 2 hours we had 8 follows! 16 on the day - insane. Massive fish sightings all day. One was...
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FAQs about Tennessee Musky Fishing Steven Paul

Tennessee Musky Fishing Steven Paul offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $350 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • US $450 per group - Full Day Trip (8 Hours) (8 hours)
  • US $650 per group - All Day Trip (12 Hours) (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Tennessee Musky Fishing Steven Paul, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Radar

Trips booked with Tennessee Musky Fishing Steven Paul include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Snacks (Upon request)
  • Drinks (Upon request)
  • Lunch (Upon request)
  • Fly Fishing Equipment (Provided but recommended to bring your own)

Tennessee Musky Fishing Steven Paul offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing

Tennessee Musky Fishing Steven Paul offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Tennessee Musky Fishing Steven Paul include:
  • Muskellunge (Musky)

Meet the Captain

Steven Paul
Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States
1 Fishing Report
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18 Customer reviews
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Member since June 2018
Steven Paul has been fishing ever since he was a little kid and guiding people on exciting fishing trips since he was 12. He's been guiding the local waters for the past 5 years, meticulously learning the best-hidden fishing spots. He's a true pro when it comes to fishing, especially Muskellunge. He holds the Tennessee State Record in both weight and length. Not surprising, since he's a 3rd generation Musky angler! He also writes for multiple fishing publications and is active in education anglers new to fishing these great beasts.

About this listing

Targeted species

Muskellunge (Musky) Muskellunge (Musky)

Boat specs

Lowe (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2023. Powered by a 115HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Radar

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Snacks
Upon request
Drinks
Upon request
Lunch
Upon request
Fly Fishing Equipment
Provided but recommended to bring your own

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
Min. age 8, all PFDs provided
No Alcohol
Catch and Release Mandatory
Musky are a low density species & must be released

Payment

Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

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