Waters We Fish

With over 3,000 miles of trout streams within an hour radius of our shop, this area boasts some of the best fly fishing on the East Coast. The Tuckaseegee River, the Nantahala River, the Oconoluftee River, the Raven’s Fork, and the Little Tennessee River are just a few of the river systems that we fly fish. Just a few miles from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The North Carolina side of the Smokies contains several world renown fisheries. Deep Creek, Hazel Creek, Forney Creek, Eagle Creek, Raven’s Fork, and Straight Fork are just a few of the wild trout fisheries that lie on the eastern slope of the Smoky Mountain National Park. Looking for trophy trout on the fly? The Raven’s Fork catch and release fly fishing only section is one of the best public trophy water fisheries in the southeast. With most trout averaging 18+ inches this fishery offers the fly fisherman the opportunity to catch trophy trout on one of the most scenic river systems in Western North Carolina.

What we catch….

OCONALUFTEE RIVER
Type of Water: Hatchery Supported
Available Fish: Rainbow, Brook and Brown

RAVEN’S FORK (Cherokee Trophy Water)
Type of Water: 
Catch & Release Fly Fishing Only
Available Fish: Golden, Rainbow, Brown, Brook & Donaldson Trout

NANTAHALA RIVER
Type of Water: Hatchery Supported and Delayed Harvest
Available Fish: Rainbow, Brook and Brown

TUCKASEIGEE RIVER
Type of Water: Hatchery Supported and Delayed Harvest
Available Fish: Rainbow, Brook and Brown

Oconaluftee River Flow

  • Water Temp: 52.34 ° F
  • Flow: 208 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 1.26 ft
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Nantahala River Flow

  • Flow: 698 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 2.78 ft
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Tuckasegee River Flow

  • Flow: 299 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 4.96 ft
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South Toe River Flow

  • Flow: 90.3 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 0.94 ft
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