Wild Trout Headwaters

Fly fishing the wild waters of the Pisgah National Forest is fly fishing at its roots. , This trip demonstrates how fly fishing was historically done in Western North Carolina before stocked and managed fisheries were established. Wild trout fishing in the backcountry is a trip no serious fly fisherman should pass up.

Our guides will escort you sometimes up to two miles into the National Forest in search of these remote yet productive streams that get very little fishing pressure. We consider this style of fishing similar to hunting. These wild brook, brown, and rainbow trout spook easily in the ultra-clear waters and require a great deal of stealth. Fly selection is not critical here but well placed flies are.

This trip is best suited to our intermediate and advanced fly fishermen, due to tight spaces and the need for precision fly casting. Dry flies and droppers are the preferred rig when fishing these constrained streams.

These trips usually require about a 45 minute drive from Hendersonville.

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Full Day ½ Days
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$275 $350 $400 $175 $250 $300

* Gratuity Not Included

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