Offering many opportunities for either beginning or experienced anglers, this area lives up to its reputation as among the best fishing destinations in the southeast. The region has miles of scenic rivers and streams and several area lakes. Area outfitters can guide you to the best fishing opportunities, or you can get a guaranteed catch at a local trout farm.

Due South Outfitters

As the High Country`s only Trout Unlimited endorsed guide service, Due South Outfitters offers professionally guided fly fishing trips on the headwater streams that surround Boone, as well as on the tailwaters of Eastern Tennessee.
Phone: 828-355-9109

Elk Creek Outfitters

Elk Creek Outfitters offers individualized trout, smallmouth bass and musky fishing adventures in local waters.
Phone: 828-264-6497

Foscoe Fishing Company

Operating a full service fly shop in Boone, Foscoe Fishing Company offers quality fly fishing on the Watauga, Linville, Toe, Elk, and New rivers, as well as on area mountain streams.
Phone: 828-963-6556

Appalachian Angler Fly Shop

Appalachian Angler Fly Shop has offered guide trips since 1986 and continues to provide fishing adventures on area waterways.
Phone: 828-963-5050

Mountains to Coast Fishing & Hunting Guide Service

Mountains to Coast provides a variety of walking and wading fly fishing trips and float guide trips (as well as a variety of hunting experiences) in the region and within the southeast US.
Phone: 828-335-3474

Grandfather Trout Farm

For those who want a guaranteed catch, the Grandfather Trout Farm provides three ponds stocked with rainbow trout where you only pay for what you catch.
Phone: 828-963-5098