asheville fly fishing guide trips

Fly Fishing Wade Trips

Take a private, guided fly fishing trip while wading in some of the most beautiful rivers and streams in the backyard of Asheville's mountains.  Wade for trophy trout and wild trout with our professional guides. All trips include all fishing equipment, waders, boots and more.

Half-Day Wade Trips

  • 4 Hours: Includes snacks & drinks

    1 person — $200

    2 people — $250

    3 people — $325

  • We accommodate groups larger than 3. Call for more information.

Full-Day Wade Trips

  • 8 Hours: includes lunch, snacks & drinks

    1 person — $300

    2 people — $350

    3 people — $425

  • We accommodate groups larger than 3. Call for more information.

Fly Fishing Float Trips

Take a private, guided fly fishing float trip on one of Asheville's most beautiful rivers.  Fish for trophy smallmouth bass and brown trout with our professional fly fishing guides. Trips are equipped with a outfitted fishing raft and/or drift boat. All trips include all fishing equipment, waders, boots and more!

Half-Day Float Trips

  • 4 Hours: Includes snacks & drinks

    1 or 2 people — $350

  • All equipment included

  • Group float trips available

Full-Day Float Trips

  • 8 Hours: includes lunch, snacks & drinks

    1 or 2 people — $450

  • All equipment included

  • Group float trips available

 

Backcountry Fishing Trips

Take a private, guided fly fishing trip in the backcountry of Western North Carolina or Eastern Tennessee while fishing for trophy trout, smallmouth bass and wild trout in some of the most beautiful rivers and streams in Asheville's mountains.  A one-of-a-kind fishing excursion for the true outdoorsman in you. All trips include all fishing equipment and waders, boots and more!

Half-Day National Forest Backcountry Trips

  • $275.00 - up to 2 people

  • 4 Hours - includes snacks and drinks

  • All equipment included

  • Professional fly casting instructor

  • In National Forest Game Lands

Full-Day National Forest Backcountry Trips

  • 375.00 - up to 2 people

  • 8 Hours: includes lunch, snacks & drinks

  • All equipment included

  • Professional Fly Casting Instructor 

  • In National Forest Game Lands

Asheville Fly Fishing Trips

Asheville has some of the finest trout and smallmouth bass fishing in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Experience the beauty of Western North Carolina with a fly rod in hand, wading our beautiful streams and creeks right here in Asheville, North Carolina .
After scheduling your Asheville fly fishing trip, rest easy - let us do the rest of the work. Southern Appalachian Anglers offers our full-service fishing trips to make your guided fishing trip an optimal experience! We will pick you up at your place of stay, or meet you at your point of location (speak to your guide about meeting locations, as meeting locations may vary). SAA is a full service outfitter, so every guide trip includes all necessary fishing equipment to have an enjoyable and successful day of fly fishing!

Asheville's Rivers

Southern Appalachian Anglers has over 25 years of experience fly fishing Western North Carolina's local rivers, creeks and streams. With an abundance of trout and smallmouth bass, the fishing in and around Asheville, NC cannot get better. Take a look at all the rivers our guides fish on here!
Our rivers in and around Asheville, NC offer some beautiful scenery that cannot be found anywhere else. With many rivers boarding National Forest land including Pisgah Forest, Cherokee National Forest, and the Nantahala. Our guides strive to make each fly fishing trip unique in that we travel to fishing destinations that are less traveled, so the crowds are not there!

Fly Fishing Trips and Classes

We welcome anglers of all experience levels. If you are just starting out and would like to learn the art of fly fishing or if you are the veteran angler looking to experience some new waterways our professional fly fishing guides will take you on a trip of a lifetime!
We also offer full-day and half-day fishing classes and school for beginners that are looking to learn more about fly fishing. Let us know what type of Asheville fly fishing trip you are looking for and we will make it happen!
All of our fly fishing classes come equipped with the finest fly fishing equipment, gear and tackle selection to provide our clients with success on the water.
Want to learn more about fly fishing and the types of bugs you will see on the river? View our Asheville Fly Fishing Hatch Chart!

 

Full-Service Guide Trips Include:

  • Waders & Wading Boots
  • All Casting Equipment
  • Fly Line, Leaders, Tippet & Flies!
  • Shuttle Service
  • Transportation - Pick up -Drop off (Based on Location)
  • Drinks, Lunch, Snacks