Fly Fishing Virginia  by Beau Beasley

Fly Fishing Virginia Guide Book

by Beau Beasley (No Nonsense Fly Fishing Guidebooks)
Fly Fishing Virginia  by Beau Beasley
This guide gives you a quick, clear understanding of the essential information you'll need to fly fish in Virginia's most outstanding waters. You will not waste time. In a few moments, you will know where to go and how to fly fish. Take this guide along for ready reference, or use it to plan your Virginia fly fishing trip. Either way, you'll have enough information and your fly fishing experience will be new, fresh, and fun.

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Trails from the "Fly Fishing Virginia" Guide Book
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If you listen carefully you can probably hear the traffic of Northern Virginia whizzing by you as you stand fishing in Accotink Creek. But why listen? Yes, you can actually see Accotink Creek when exi ...
Annandale, VA - Fly-Fishing
Back Creek, tucked away in the far western reaches of the state, is home to beautiful rainbows and browns—and some of the most breathtaking scenery imaginable. This outlying area was the military trai ...
Warm Springs, VA - Fly-Fishing
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What makes Big Wilson Creek a mountain trout angler’s dream? This stream, carrying clean, cold water in the shadow of Mount Rogers, the state’s highest peak, boasts a healthy population of wild rainbo ...
Mill Creek, VA - Fly-Fishing
Briery Creek Lake in Prince Edward County is an 845-acre impoundment owned by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and is one of the state’s premier bass fisheries. The damming of Brie ...
Worsham, VA - Fly-Fishing
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Few Virginia locales offer fly anglers the variety of saltwater fishing opportunities of the “islands” of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Situated off the Virginia coast between Cape Henry and Cap ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Fly-Fishing
The Conway River, known as Middle River by locals, flows through both the Rapidan Wildlife Management Area as well as the Shenandoah National Park. It’s the sort of water that brookie anglers love to ...
Kinderhook, VA - Fly-Fishing
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Dragon Run is a difficult place to describe to those who have never seen it. “The Dragon,” as it is known by locals, may seem at first blush to be an uninviting watershed. In fact, local plantation ow ...
Warner, VA - Fly-Fishing
Chesapeake Bay anglers have so much water to choose from that many places go untouched and unnoticed by most. Gwynn Island is just such a place. Connected to the rest of Mathews County by the Gwynn Is ...
Deltaville, VA - Fly-Fishing
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Holmes Run is a quiet little creek that runs from the dam at Lake Barcroft in Fairfax County, directly off of Columbia Pike and smack-dab in the heart of Northern Virginia. Far from where you would ex ...
Alexandria, VA - Fly-Fishing
The Holston River has three forks—North, Middle, and South—but I’ve chosen to concentrate on the South Fork of the Holston because it is the best-known Virginia trout water of the three. The North and ...
Sugar Grove, VA - Fly-Fishing
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The lower portion of the Jackson River is a tailrace that begins at the base of Gathright Dam. The dam normally releases 58-degree water from Lake Moomaw via a 200-foot tower. Released directly below ...
Clearwater Park, VA - Fly-Fishing
Few Virginia waters can rival the trout fishing on the Jackson River. The Jackson courses through Highland, Bath, and Alleghany Counties before it meets the Cowpasture River, creating the James River ...
Warm Springs, VA - Fly-Fishing
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In 1607 Captain John Smith sailed as far up the James River as he could go. Reaching what is now the city of Richmond, rocks and turbulent waters at what we now refer to as the fall line forced Smith ...
Richmond, VA - Fly-Fishing
The headwaters of Virginia’s venerable James River begin in the mountains of western Virginia where the Jackson and the Cowpasture rivers meet near Iron Bridge. As the best-known river in the state, t ...
Lynchburg, VA - Fly-Fishing
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Perhaps the best way to describe Lake Brittle is that you’ll find it hiding out in the open. At the eastern end of bucolic but rapidly developing Fauquier County, Virginia, and lying right in between ...
Broken Hill, VA - Fly-Fishing
I love to drive over the Lisner Bridge with my windows down. This way I can smell the salty sea breezes while I drive. And I always strain to see if I can identify birds working in the distance, no do ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Fly-Fishing
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Originally named the North River of the James because it flows into the James from the north, the Maury River courses across Rockbridge County for approximately 30 miles, passing through Lexington and ...
Buena Vista, VA - Fly-Fishing
Outdoor writer Dan Genest once described Mossy Creek to me as “an enigma meandering through a meadow”—and to date, his is the best description I’ve ever heard of this water. Mossy, as it is lovingly r ...
Mount Solon, VA - Fly-Fishing
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The lower section of the New River runs for 80 miles from the top of Claytor Lake all the way to the West Virginia state line. You can clearly see the dam at Claytor Lake from Interstate 81, and altho ...
Pembroke, VA - Fly-Fishing
We may mentally divide the New River into an upper and lower section—and because the river flows north, the upper section is south of the lower section—with the midpoint being Claytor Lake. The upper ...
Galax, VA - Fly-Fishing
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