Best Fly-Fishing in North Carolina

This list represents the most popular fly-fishing in North Carolina. Use this list to plan your next North Carolina fly-fishing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Nantahala River


Kayaks and rafts own the river, but not until the sun’s well on the water. Reach this stunning North Carolina tailwater after 10 A.M. on a summer’s day, and you’ll see scores of lavender and yellow ka…
From the guidebook "America's 100 Best Trout Streams"
Cherokee, NC - Fly-Fishing
Published by Falcon Guides

#2. Davidson River


Easy access, big wild trout, but they’re wise. The Davidson is justly famed as one of North Carolina’s premier trout fisheries. From its headwaters to Avery Creek, about 14 miles, the river is managed…
From the guidebook "America's 100 Best Trout Streams"
Asheville, NC - Fly-Fishing
Published by Falcon Guides