Guide at a Glance
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Captain Richard Simms is the owner of Scenic City Fishing Charters Inc. Captain Simms has been fishing on the rivers of Tennessee for over 40 years. He was born and raised in Chatanooga and holds a special place in his heart for the wild areas of Tennessee. Captain Simms has a degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Management and has worked for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency as a wildlife officer. Captain Simms loves to share the great fishing of the Tennessee River with the world. Though many different species of fish may be caught on his tours, the Tennessee River is world renowned for its trophy catfish. These gargantuan river fish can grow as large as 100lbs! We encourage the release of trophy catfish, but we will be happy to provide a photo of your catch.