Fishing Spots Around Asheville NC Trout Fishing

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Asheville NC Trout fishing - Outfitters and Guide

Curtis Wright Outfitters Fly Shop and Guide Service is located on All Souls Crescent in the Biltmore Village. Catch trout or smallmouth bass. Full and half day trips. Instruction and gear provided.


Hunter Banks is located on Montford Ave. Take guided fly fishing trips with instructions. It also is a fly fishing specialty store with gear.

Trout Fishing in WNC Mountains

Cherokee - best location by far.

Swannanoa River - Stock Trout fish

Sliding Rock Park - Brevard, Natural Waterslide, Refreshing  Ice Cold Water = NC Trout fishing stream

Nantahala River - ice cold water = NC trout fishing stream

North Mills River - Ice cold water = NC Trout fishing stream, camping (primitive and RV), picnic tables, BBQ grills, swimming hole (ice cold water), Showers and bathroom facilities, Shining Rock Wilderness area. 

Davidson River - near Hendersonville, Rivers and streams within the Davidson River area support a variety of fishing opportunities including backcountry trout fishing on Cove Creek, more accessible stream fishing on Avery and Looking Glass Creeks, and trophy brown and rainbow trout fishing on the Davidson River proper.

Linville Gorge, near Marion, Caverns, and Wilderness Area - 26 miles of Wilderness, (Have to have a permit for camping and hiking) Wilderness Camping; The Old Fashion Way - Hike in with a backpack; Great Exercise! No Vehicles Allowed, Native NC Trout Fishing (Not Stock Fish)

Looking Glass Falls - In winter, when the falls freeze they resemble a looking glass, Ice water = trout fishing stream!

Bent Creek- off I-91 or Brevard Rd. and Blue ridge  Parkway Picnic tables, BBQ Grills, trout fishing, Camping, hiking trails...

French Broad River- Parks with picnic tables and BBQ grills dotted along the river, some in town, some on the outskirts (Arden area) Some parks have ramps for launching boats, NC Bass fishing, Brim, Channel and Mud Catfish, boat rentals are available nearby, Nice getaway and still inside town limits. Lots of people go on the river at night and fish all night.

Trout Farms - Commercial

Commercial Trout Production in Western North Carolina - Rainbow Trout

NC  Fishing, game, and boating regulations - North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Official Website. Fishing, Game and Boating Regulations in North Carolina To Purchase your hunting, trapping, and  fishing  license .

Trout Hatcheries in WNC near Brevard North Carolina.