Guided Wade Trips for Trout or Smallmouthbrown trout fly fishing asheville

Asheville, North Carolina has been coined as the trout capital of the Southeast for many years. With an abundance of rivers, creeks and streams there many rivers to explore! Our professional and certified fishing guides teach and provide lessons on how to catch trophy trout in Western North Carolina, while wading our beautiful rivers.
In Western North Carolina, guided wade trips are the most popular type of trip for catching mountain trout and exploring the beautiful rivers and headwaters WNC has to offer. Experience the sound of the river flowing with a fly rod in hand casting to rising trout. 

What To Expect?

All of our guided fly fishing trips are private. What does that mean? That means you will be with your professional guide, and not a group. Rest assured, we do not hold trips with unknown parties. This means that you get one-on-one instruction and guidance throughout your guided trip from one or more of our certified fly fishing instructors. We allow up to 3 anglers per guide, depending on experience, and will have 2, 3  or 4 guides with groups over 3 anglers.

Expertise and Experiencebrook trout fishing north carolina

All of our professional guides are full-time guides and have been fly fishing for over 25 years. We welcome anglers of all skill levels from novice to veteran. Novice anglers will quickly acquire the skills that they need from our professional and trained fly fishing instructors; and veteran anglers will appreciate the expertise our guides have to offer on each river in Western North Carolina. All of our guides are experts in the industry and are licensed and insured to provide the best fly fishing trip possible.

All Equipment Is Providedtrout fishing in western north carolina

Southern Appalachian Anglers, is founded on the professionalism and expertise. At SAA we also make our guided trips the best experience possible. As always, all fly fishing equipment is provided with no extra charge.

Guided Trips Include:

  • Fly Rod(s)
  • Line, Tippet, Leader
  • Flies
  • Waders
  • Wading Boots
  • Transportation (To & From Place of Stay)
  • Beverages & Snacks (Shore-side Lunch on Full-Days)

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 and 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.