Angling is an interesting pastime for tourists. There are several water resources in Tamil Nadu, which are identified for Angling. In the Nilgiri's the waters of Mukurthi lake and the river, Gurmund river and reservoir, Avalanchi and Emarald river, Peermund, Chambar, Kallkun di streams, Upper Bhavani reservoir, Bilitha dakulla river, Bhavani Puzha, Aradha Puzha, Parsons Valley stream and reservoir, Kings Dhar stream, Western Catchment reservoir, Thirupanthurai, Emeri Puzha, Silent Valley streams etc are the waters for excellent trout fishing.
In Kodaikkanal hills, trout streams are Pulavachiyar and Konalar. Carp fishing is recommended in Kodi Lake. In addition the state's 900 kms long coastal line provides with ample marine fishing.