The Tuckaseegee River is commonly fished between the town of Dillsboro and Sylva in Jackson County North Carolina. This is big water with lots of stocked fish. Anglers have the chance at catching lots of fish, and there are big fish spread throughout. This river is often called “The Tuck”. It is located near Western Carolina University and is convenient to Highlands, Cashiers, Waynesville, Sylva, Maggie Valley and Dillsboro. This is a classic southern trout tailwater.