Brevard Fishing

East Fork French Broad Fly FIshing

Fish The East Fork (Brevard)

Catch a “Grand Slam” on the East Fork: Once a closely guarded secret, this roadside stream near Rosman has emerged as the region’s most popular Delayed Harvest stream. The state stocks 17,735 trout along 4.75 miles of East Fork Rd. downstream of the Glady Fork...

School House Falls Pantertown

Panthertown Fly Fishing

Panthertown Fly Fishing: Wild streams like Courthouse Creek or the streams of Panthertown Valley offer some of the best native Southern Appalachian Brook trout fishing in the region. The fish are small in size, but their beautiful colors more than make up for it. These small streams often...

Courthouse Creek Fly Fishing

Courthouse Creek Fly Fishing

Courthouse Creek Fly Fishing: Beginning as a series of cold springs below Devil’s Courthouse, Courthouse Creek tumbles down the mountain to form the headwaters of the North Fork French Broad. Its crystal clear waters are chock full of wild rainbows in the 5- to 10-inch range...

Little River Fly Fishing

Little River Fly Fishing

Little River Fly Fishing: Located in DuPont State Forest in eastern Transylvania County, the Little River is the most recent stream in our area to be designated Delayed Harvest (which is catch-and-release from October through May.) In season, the state stocks 3,425 fish along just 1.8...

Cathey's Creek Fly Fishing

Cathey’s Creek Fly Fishing

Despite its designation as a Wild Trout stream (which allows only single-hook artificial lures,) this medium-sized tributary of the French Broad is heavily poached by bait anglers. Yet it consistently produces wild browns and rainbows in the 7- to 9-inch range, along with the occasional...

Avery Creek Fly Fishing

Avery Creek Fly Fishing

Avery Creek Fly Fishing: Avery Creek is a small tributary of the Davidson near Brevard that is a critical spawning ground for rainbows and browns. It is classified as a Wild Trout stream, which has no closed season and allows a limited amount of harvest (though we recommend you practice...

Looking Glass Creek Fly Fishing

Looking Glass Creek Fly Fishing

Looking Glass Creek Fly Fishing: Starting high on the Blue Ridge Parkway, this major tributary of the Davidson is paralleled by Hwy. 276 as it drops steeply through the Pisgah Ranger District. The half-mile stretch below Looking Glass Falls receives the most attention from fly anglers...

North Fork French Broad Fly Fishing

North Fork French Broad Fly Fishing

North Fork French Broad Fly Fishing: The North Fork is a wide-open stream well suited for fly fishing. Like its sister to the west, the North Fork runs through a deep, rocky gorge, plunging over several major waterfalls on its way to the mainstream of the French Broad River near...

Davidson River Fishing

Davidson River Fly Fishing

Challenge your skills on the Davidson. Named as one of Trout Unlimited’s “Top 100 Trout Streams in America” the Davidson is a very productive freestone river that supports trophy-class fish over 20 inches. About 14 miles of the river, from its headwaters to Avery Creek...