Rivers We Fish

French Broad River:

The French Broad offers a large surface area for an exciting fishing experience. Offering a variety of gamefish including trout, smallmouth and musky. When booking your trip, tell your SAA fishing guide what you want to catch and we’ll make it happen! Let our guides take you on a float trip down the 3rd oldest rivers in the world.

Watauga River:

Running from North Carolina into Tennessee. Some of these backwoods are harder to navigate, but our guides will show you the way! With large brown and rainbow trout to big stripers – you never know what you’re going to hook into! Book a Watauga River Tailwater Trip with our Asheville fishing guides today!

Tuckasegee River:

The Tuckasegee or “Tuck” is our favorite river for catching trophy brown trout, rainbow trout, and brook trout. With plenty of half-day and full-day stretches, the river is a great dry fly fishery as well as a good streamer river. Our guides are experts at fishing the Tuckasegee and will teach you how to fish it too.

Davidson River:

An Asheville fly fishing favorite! With big fish and large numbers it couldn’t get any better… Unless a SAA guide showed you where the best spots are! Fishing is great year-round for brown, rainbow & brook trout!

South Toe:

A pristine fishery running from Mount Mitchell through the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Southern Appalachian Anglers will help you catch wild or trophy trout in this beautiful river.

North Toe:

North Toe river offers great fly fishing for brown trout and rainbow trout. With brown trout getting into the 20 to 28 inch range. With a delayed harvest section starting the headwaters everything downstream is full of fish!

Rocky Broad River:

A beautiful, larger-sized creek running through the backwoods through Lake Lure that offers great trout fishing – from wild trout to larger sized trout!