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Once upon a time, out of an ole pole barn shop...a dream became reality & FUN!


MAD MUSKY Water Sports Rentals on Collins River in McMinnville, Tennessee provides recreational kayaks, river tube floats, and canoe rentals, with shuttle services available as well. Those having their own kayaks can also put in here and have secure parking and even arrange to be picked up elsewhere when done. We also operate a store, carrying bait, tackle, kayaking accessories , clothing, gifts,snacks and camping gear. MAD MUSKY offers tent camping sites,  rustic Guppy cabin rentals, hosting of events, and providing venue planning. MAD MUSKY invites you out to our private property to picnic or swim, our rope swing over the river and our zip line that will soon be added. We provide fun for kids, adults and groups in a safe, simple, friendly family environment. Music is provided for the area often or if requested and we have a large fire pit,  plus portable pits, lounge chairs, picnic tables, and grill areas. A ramp area is available for easy launching of kayaks , jon boats,  canoes or floats . Fishing is also a famous past time here, especially for bass, catfish, and the all famous musky, which reside in the Collins river. MAD MUSKY provides our customers with several shuttle service points to choose from, whether you are seeking an excursion of a few hours or several hours. We are conveniently located in the perfect bend on Collins River. Safe, lite secure parking is located next to our general store. Depending on your vehicle and ground conditions, you may even be able to drive down our private river road with your own 4x4 and park right by the river. The MAD MUSKY store carries all of the items you need for a day on the water or PROVEN WINNER Musky lures.  We will also soon carry specialty items and gift items, some which will soon also be available through our online store or in store. Keeping the Collins River clean & beautiful is one of MAD MUSKY's priorities close to heart and we ask all of our customers to please be responsible, using trash cans provided on the property and along excursion routes use our free mesh trash bags provided. We also encourage safe boating, wearing of life jackets, licensed fishing and responsible beverage consumption on the property or the water. Join us for tons of YEAR ROUND FUN & EVENTS as we continue to grow. You can also book your fun  calling direct at 931-815-2FUN, on tripadvisor or our website at

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