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Mars Hill Trout Fishing – Fly Fishing Guide

The mountains of Western North Carolina are home to fantastic trout fishing and Mars Hill, NC has some fantastic waded fly fishing in almost every direction you travel. The quaint town of Mars Hill and Hot Springs offer fantastic restaurants, outdoor activities and beautiful country. With cold water coming from high peaks in Madison County, […]

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Secrets and Anticipation of Fall Trout Fishing

If you’re any thing like me, you start getting excited at the first cold front in September and want to jump into fall fishing mode, when it’s really still the dog days of summer playing dog tricks on you.  In this article we are going to discuss fall trout patterns, hatches present, gear tricks, and […]

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Best Trout Fishing Rivers in WNC

Fly fishing anglers have a knack for leaving their worries at the door after they pull up their waders and strap on their boots. It’s the type of sport that allows you to spend time in nature, and focus on only one thing and that is casting to rising trout. There is an extensive list […]

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Fly Fishing Madison County

WNC Mountain Adventures The quaint towns in Madison County, NC speak for themselves. Mars Hill, Marshall and Hot Springs are some of the more well-known towns in the county, and each has something special to offer. Mars Hill is home to the historic Mars Hill University, ranked among the top 100 regional colleges in the […]

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Spring Tactics For Smallies

After the long dreaded winter, it feels great to be back in the saddle fishing for smallmouth bass in Asheville, NC. Smallmouth fishing is one of the favorite species to chase after, as fly fishing guides in Asheville. There’s a difference between knowledge and luck when it comes to spring-time smallies. Fly fishing in the […]

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Asheville Fly Fishing Vacation

Asheville is the ultimate destination for a fly fishing vacation! With the Southern Appalachian Mountains surrounding Asheville’s valley’s and peaks, there is plenty of water to cover. Take a sneak peak into some of our stream fed rivers and headwaters around Asheville, NC. Timing is Everything When are you looking to take your fly fishing vacation? […]

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Asheville Fly Fishing Trip – How To Prepare

How To Prepare For Your Asheville Fly Fishing Trip After you book your Asheville fly fishing trip with Southern Appalachain Anglers of Asheville, NC there are a couple of things that are necessary to complete before you start catching trophy trout and smallmouth bass. Below is a checklist of things to complete prior to your […]

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Smallmouth Fishing Asheville – What to Use?

Smallmouth Fishing Asheville for River Giants! Smallmouth fishing Asheville is great during the summer months in Western North Carolina. With fish getting up into the 4 pound range in the rivers, it can be a blast catching them! In this article Southern Appalachian Anglers of Asheville, NC talks a little about technique and what to […]

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Asheville Smallmouth Fly Fishing Guide

A Guide to Asheville Smallmouth Fly Fishing It is the time of year when water levels are high, and big fish are feeding! Asheville, North Carolina can offer the angler with a trophy smallmouth fishing during the spring and early summer months. The Smallie Run Do smallmouth really ‘run’ like stripers? Not really, but if […]

Best Rivers to Fish in Asheville

Explore Asheville…With A Fly Rod! Visiting Asheville and quaint mountain towns around Western North Carolina offers anglers, at all levels, a fly fishing heaven worth plotting on your GPS. While there are hundreds of rivers and creeks worth visiting, some offer more than others. Including scenery, waterfalls, crystal clear water, beautiful limestone, wildlife, native flowers and […]