Tuckasegee Fishing Report Winter 2016

Tuckasegee Fishing Report

Tuckasegee Fishing Report

February Fly Fishing Trip on the Tuckasegee

The past few weeks have been producing some nice fish on the Tuckasegee River.  We have had several wade and float trips that have put some nice fish in the net.  Hot flies have been Little Black Stoneflies, Girdle Bugs, Hot Head Marvins, Eggs, Squirmy Worms, Guides Choice Hares Ear, Frenchies and various other nymphs.  We have also had some good luck with various streamers including:  wooly buggers, zonkers, muddlers and various articulated streamers.  The delayed harvest section will receive it’s first spring stocking this week so the fishing will only get better.  Be sure to check the generation schedules here.  The delayed harvest section is usually wadeable in most areas if there is not a generation scheduled.  It is also wadeable in some areas when one of the forks is generating but you should use extra caution when wading during a any release or high water.

Tuckasegee Fishing Report

Guided fly fishing on the Tuckaegee River.

If you would like to book a wade or float trip with us please feel free to call or email.  828-587-4665  hookersflyshop@yahoo.com  You can also click here to book your trip online.  You can also shop for flies and fly fishing gear.  Click here for our online store.

 

Tuckasegee Fishing Report

Fly Fishing float trips on the Tuckaegee River

March Hatches for the Southeast:

Midge #16-24     Afternoons

Blue Winged Olive #16-22   Late Mornings-Afternoons

Early Black Stone #18    All Day

Blue Quill #16-18     Mornings-Early Afternoon

Quill Gordon #12-16     Late Morning-Early Afternoon

Black Caddis #18     Late Morning-Late Afternoon

Early Brown Stone #14-16     Late Morning-Mid Afternoon

Tuckasegee Fishing Report

Tuckasegee Fishing Report

Guided Float Trips on the Tuckasegee River.

Here is a list of the 2016 Stocking dates for the Tuckasegee River Delayed Harvest:

March 3rd

April 5th

May 3rd

October 4th and 5th

November 9th and 14th

 

Tuckasegee Fishing Report

Tuckasegee Fishing Report

Float trips on the Tuckasegee River.

Tuckasegee Fishing Report

Feel free to give us a call or email for real time reports and river conditions.  828-587-4665   hookersflyshop@yahoo.com

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Squirmy Worm Fly

Squirmy Worm Fly

Hookers Fly Shop offers several colors of squirmy worms.  We tie all of these flies here at Hookers Fly Shop and Guide Service.  Squirmy worm fly available in these colors:

Hot Pink

San Juan Red

Red

Orange

Purple

Tan

Glow in the Dark

Blood Worm Red

Two Tone – Tan/Hot Pink

Two Tone – San Juan Red/Purple

Two Tone – San Juan Red/Tan

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Hot Pink Squirmy Worm

Many of our flies are available in larger quantities for lower prices.  Normal price per fly is $1.99 or $18.00 per dozen.  Join our mailing list for even more discounts and specials.

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Ross Reels

Shop Ross Reels Here!

Hookers Fly Shop is pleased to announce that we will have Ross Reels  back in our fly shop.  Look for several models including the Animas, Cimarron, Evolution LT, Rapid and the Eddy to arrive at the fly shop over the next few weeks.  The entire Ross lineup of reels will be available for purchase online.

Ross Reels

 

The Ross Reels® Cimarron II is the newest generation in a line of quality, American-made fly reels. Its bold, linear porting gives it a distinctive look, while reducing weight and maintaining the strength and rigidity that Ross is known for. The Delrin® 500AF, Teflon-impregnated disc drag system has been upgraded using new composite materials and stainless steel, boasting over twice the amount of drag pressure of its predecessor. Even with all of this additional power, the drag remains silky smooth and has zero start up inertia, which will protect the lightest tippet. These features make the Cimarron II a fantastic reel with performance and reliability that will be at home on any body of water.  Click here to shop Cimarron II reels.

 

Ross Reels Cimarron II

Ross Reels Cimarron II

 

The Animas River flows rough and wild through southwest Colorado. Like its namesake, the Ross Reels™ Animas® reel will keep running no matter what it faces. With a custom two-tone anodized finish and solid aluminum frame components, the reel is coupled with a liquid-smooth and powerful drag system with low start-up inertia. The drag has a tool-less, simple right-to-left hand conversion and protects even the lightest tippet, vital when demanding quarry makes blistering, unexpected runs. The large arbor aids in retrieving all the line that just went through the tip-top.  Click here to shop Animas reels.

 

Ross Reels Animas Fly Reel

Ross Reels Animas Fly Reel

 

The Evolution LT™ is unquestionably one of the lightest fly reels ever produced, and as such this large arbor fly reel is a machining masterpiece. This series is designed for those anglers who appreciate both art and function, as the cosmetic innovation and precision workmanship of the Evolution LT™ series is only surpassed by its drag system which is precise and sensitive – capable of protecting the lightest tippets even when battling world-class fish.  Click here to shop Evolution LT reels.

 

Ross Reels Evolution LT

Ross Reels Evolution LT

 

The CLA has set the standard for affordable large arbor fly reels by incorporating a superior drag mechanism that is extraordinarily smooth, heat resistant and provides incredible stopping power. While it may be offered at a reasonable price, this is by no means a budget “compromise” reel as no options have been overlooked. The series is fully machined out of a proprietary aluminum alloy, fully anodized for protection and built to take the type of abuse applied to a reel that is used every day of the season.

Ross Reels CLA

Ross Reels CLA

 

After more than two years of development and testing, and two more in the hands of the fishing public, the Ross™ F1™ has revolutionized modern fly reel design. A complete departure from conventional thinking, it also incorporates the most innovative features found in any fly reel available today.  

The Ross™ F1™ is the perfect example of the cutting-edge technology that goes into the development of products at Ross’ state-of-the-art Montrose, Colorado facility. The carbon fiber, infinitely-adjustable drag system is one of a kind, utilizing eight independent points of contact for engagement, yielding a smooth, dependable drag ready for any challenge. Ten separate O-rings completely seal the system, making it impervious to the elements, regardless of where you fish. The use of carbon fiber is not limited to the drag surface itself, but is integral in the spindle, handle, and spool release. This creates both strength and a reduction in weight with a modern look that sets the Ross™ F1™ apart from any other fly reel on the market. 

The Ross™ F1™ employs a Ross original clutch bearing that is fully sealed and enables easy retrieve conversion without removing the bearing- an industry first. The extensive use of carbon fiber in the drag system, spool stabilizer, handle and spool release produce system strength and rigidity, while at the same time reducing overall weight. Ten separate o-rings completely seal the system, making it totally impervious to the elements. The constant-torque drag knob employs a 56:1 mechanical advantage; resulting in uniform drag knob rotation and infinite drag adjustment.

 

Ross Reels F1 Reels

Ross Reels F1 Reels

 

The Momentum LT™ is designed with drag system is based on proven technology, chosen because of its stiffness, strength, heat resistance, shock-dampening capabilities, and infinite fatigue resistance. Additional features like titanium drag components, a quick-release locking spool, and water shedding grooves on the palming rim give you the ultimate big fish fly reel and ensures dependability and performance under the most demanding fishing conditions.

Ross Reels Momentum LT

Ross Reels Momentum LT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Guided Fly Fishing on the WNC Fly Fishing Trail

WNC Fly Fishing Trail.

Hookers Fly Shop and Guide Service offers trips on many of the streams located on the WNC Fly Fishing Trail.   The Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail features 15 different areas and encompasses 20 streams and rivers in Jackson County, NC.  These streams and rivers range from small mountain streams with wild rainbows, brown and brook trout to bigger Western style streams such as the Tuckasegee River.  Some of these areas are heavily stocked while most have a healthy population of wild stream born trout.

WNC Fly Fishing Trail

Float Trip on the Tuckasegee River.

The crown jewel of the WNC Fly Fishing Trail would be the Tuckasegee Delayed Harvest.  The DH section is located between the towns of Sylva and Webster, NC.  After just a short, 3 mile drive from our fly shop in Downtown Sylva, you can be on one of the best streams in the Southeast.  Their are two main roads to access this section of water.  You can either turn off of Hwy 107 onto South River Rd.  to reach the upper section or if you are traveling on Hwy 441 you can turn onto North River Rd. to access the lower section.  South River Rd. and North River Rd. meet in the middle so you can access the entire DH stretch from either direction.

WNC Fly Fishing Trail

Fly fishing on Raven Fork.

The Delayed Harvest section is approximately 5 miles long.  The Tuck, as most local fisherman call it, is also the most heavily stocked of all the Delayed Harvest Streams in North Carolina.  During the months of November, December, March, April, and May the river gets two days of stocking, with close to 10,000 fish being stocked.  The stocking days are almost always the first Tues./Wed. or the first Wed./Thurs of each stocking month.  The best part about this river is you can go out a have a high catch day and stick a few pigs in the 20-25″ range as well.

WNC Fly Fishing Trail

Float trips on the Tuckasegee River.

There are many other fine fly fishing waters listed on this map including:

   1)     Scott Creek

2)     Moses, Mull, Rough Butt, Chastine, Piney Mountain creeks all tributaries of Caney Fork.

3)     Caney Fork

4)     Tanasee Creek

5)     Panthertown Creek

6)     Raven Fork (Cherokee Trophy Section) *Special permits required to fish this area*

7)     Whitewater River

8)     Scotsman and Fowler Creeks tributaries of Chattooga River

9)     West Fork Tuckasegee River

10)     Tuckasegee River (East Laporte Park to NC 107 Bridge)

11)      Savannah Creek

12)     Tuckasegee River (NC 107 to Dillsboro Park)  Delayed Harvest Section.  DH regulations actually end just     above the Dillsboro Inn.

13)     Greens Creek

14)     Tuckasegee River (in Dillboro)

15)     Lower Tuckasegee River (Baker’s Creek Bridge to Whittier)  One of our favorites sections to find large trout and large smallmouth bass.

WNC Fly Fishing Trail

28″ Rainbow on the WNC Fly Fishing Trail

If you need information about any of these rivers and streams call and speak to the guides that fish and guide these areas.  We will be glad to give you up-to-date streams reports and conditions and advise you on what the hot flies are.  Our fly shop is the only shop located in middle of the WNC Fly Fishing Trail.  This allows us the opportunity to fish and guide these areas more than any other outfitter and guide in the area.   If you would like to book a trip with one our friendly, knowledgeable guides please email or call.  hookersflyshop@yahoo.com 828-587-4665 or click this link to book online.

 

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Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail

Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail

Guided fly fishing trips on the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail. The Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail features 15 different areas and encompasses 20 streams and rivers in Jackson County, NC.  These streams and rivers range from small mountain streams with wild rainbows, brown and brook trout to bigger Western style streams such as the Tuckasegee River.  Some of these areas are heavily stocked while most have a healthy population of wild stream born trout.

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There is nothing more rewarding in this sport than seeing these big smiles. All ages welcome. Take your next fly fishing adventure with the guides at Hookers Fly Shop. BOOK NOW!Call 828-587-4665 or click the link to book through our online store.

The crown jewel of the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail would be the Tuckasegee Delayed Harvest.  The DH section is located between the towns of Sylva and Webster, NC.  After just a short, 3 mile drive from our fly shop in Downtown Sylva, you can be on one of the best streams in the Southeast.  Their are two main roads to access this section of water.  You can either turn off of Hwy 107 onto South River Rd.  to reach the upper section or if you are traveling on Hwy 441 you can turn onto North River Rd. to access the lower section.  South River Rd. and North River Rd. meet in the middle so you can access the entire DH stretch from either direction.

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Float the Tuckasegee River. BOOK NOW! Call 828-587-4665 or use the link to book through our online store.

The Delayed Harvest section is approximately 5 miles long.  The Tuck, as most local fisherman call it, is also the most heavily stocked of all the Delayed Harvest Streams in North Carolina.  During the months of November, December, March, April, and May the river gets two days of stocking, with close to 10,000 fish being stocked.  The stocking days are almost always the first Tues./Wed. or the first Wed./Thurs of each stocking month.  The best part about this river is you can go out a have a high catch day and stick a few pigs in the 20-25″ range as well.

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Smallmouth wade and float trips available on the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail. BOOK NOW! Call 828-587-4665 or use the link to book through our online store.

There are many other fine fly fishing waters listed on this map including:

   1)     Scott Creek

   2)     Moses, Mull, Rough Butt, Chastine, Piney Mountain creeks all tributaries of Caney Fork.

   3)     Caney Fork

   4)     Tanasee Creek

   5)     Panthertown Creek

   6)     Raven Fork (Cherokee Trophy Section) *Special permits required to fish this area*

   7)     Whitewater River

   8)     Scotsman and Fowler Creeks tributaries of Chattooga River

   9)     West Fork Tuckasegee River

10)     Tuckasegee River (East Laporte Park to NC 107 Bridge) 

11)      Savannah Creek

12)     Tuckasegee River (NC 107 to Dillsboro Park)  Delayed Harvest Section.  DH regulations actually end just     above the Dillsboro Inn. 

13)     Greens Creek

14)     Tuckasegee River (in Dillboro)

15)     Lower Tuckasegee River (Baker’s Creek Bridge to Whittier)  One of our favorites sections to find large trout and large smallmouth bass.

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Guided fly fishing trips on Ravens Fork. BOOK NOW! Call 828-587-4665 or use the link to book through our online store.

If you need information about any of these rivers and streams call and speak to the guides that fish and guide these areas.  We will be glad to give you up-to-date streams reports and conditions and advise you on what the hot flies are.  Our fly shop is the only shop located in middle of the WNC Fly Fishing Trail.  This allows us the opportunity to fish and guide these areas more than any other outfitter and guide in the area.   If you would like to book a trip with one our friendly, knowledgeable guides please email or call.

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Huge rainbow caught on Ravens Fork. BOOK NOW! Call 828-587-4665 or use the link to book through our online store.

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Remember to pay close attention to the regulations on many of these areas as they can be very strict.  Some areas are single hook catch and release all year while some areas are have these restrictions for only part of the year.  Also, any hatchery supported stream, not including the Tuckasegee Delayed Harvest will be closed the entire month of March and reopen the first Saturday in April.

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Longtime client Chuck G. with a nice Tuckasegee Rainbow. Float trips available all year on this beautiful river. BOOK NOW! Call 828-587-4665 or use the link to book through our online store.

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Guided Fly Fishing Float Trips near Cherokee NC

Float Trips near Cherokee, NC

Hookers Fly Shop and Guide Service offers float trips near Cherokee, NC.  Guided fly fishing float trips on the Tuckasegee River and the Little Tennessee River.   While our specialty is fly fishing, we do offer spin trips for both trout and smallmouth.  All fishing gear is provided on all of our trips.  We provide float trips on the Tuckasegee all year long.  Our fly fishing float trips on the Little Tennessee are in the Spring, Summer and Fall.

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Floating the Tuckasegee River. BOOK NOW! Call 828-587-4665 or click the link to book through our online store.

The Tuckasegee River offers some of the best fly fishing in the Southeast between early October and late May.  We offer 1/2, 3/4 and full day float trips on the Delayed Harvest section between Webster and Dillsboro.  The delayed harvest is catch and release single hook artificial between Oct. 1st and the first Saturday in June.  This section of river is stocked with close to 50,000 trout between Oct. and May.  The Tuck as most of the locals call it offers excellent dry fly, streamer and nymph fishing throughout the delayed harvest months and into the early summer.

 

 

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Nice brown trout from a Tuckasegee Float Trip. BOOK NOW! Call 828-587-4665 or click the link to book through our online store.

We also fish the Little Tennesess River for smallmouth bass in the summer months.  Smallmouth action is great as the temps rise, both water and air.  We offer more float options on both the Little Tennessee and Tuckasegee than any other outfitter or guide in the area.  The Lower Tuck also contains trout and as the water starts to warm up further down river, you begin seeing a lot of nice Smallmouth Bass and Spotted Bass mixed in. According to a 2004 survey conducted by the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) on the fish quality in the region, the Tuck has the healthiest population of smallmouth in the entire TVA system of lakes and rivers! We do offer float trips below the delayed harvest section and the action is nothing short of impressive! There are not as many trout per mile as compared with the Delayed Harvest section, but with some bruiser smallmouth bass lurking behind every rock and log, you’re sure to have a great time.  In this section of river you may also hook into largemouth bass, walleye, musky, perch, and red-eye bass.

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Longtime client Chuck G. with a nice Tuckasegee Rainbow. BOOK NOW! Call 828-587-4665 or click the link to book through our online store.

 Float Trip Prices:

  • Half Day Float $250.00 per boat.
  • 3/4 Day Float $300.00 per boat.
  • Full Day Float $350.00 per boat.
  • Single angler float trips are 10% less per trip.

Click here to order guided trip gift certificates.

Click here to book your trip online.

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Floating the Tuck. BOOK NOW!

 

 

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Fly Fish Ravens Fork

The relatively new designation of the Cherokee Catch and Release waters on the Raven Fork offers yet another wonderful fishing opportunity.  Fish average about 20 inches on this 2.2 mile stretch of water.  Managed by Cherokee Fish and Game, the regulations are different from the state of North Carolina.  To fly fish this section you will need a 3 day or yearly trophy pass plus a daily pass.  

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28″ Ravens Fork Rainbow. Book now by calling 828-587-4665 or through our online store.

Our lead guide, Jason Cole grew up in this area and has a vast knowledge of the 30 miles of streams located on the Cherokee Reservation.  From the smaller streams of Bunches Creek and Soco Creek to the larger streams of Raven Fork and the Oconaluftee, Jason has fished these waters for over 30 years.  He has also guided hundreds of clients on these waters over the past 12 seasons.  It would be tough to find a more experienced guide for these waters.  Hookers Fly Shop guides Chris Maney, Miller Watson and Cole Cantrell also have plenty of experience guiding and fishing these waters.  Let Hookers Fly Shop show you what fly fishing in Western North Carolina is all about.  

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Big Ravens Fork rainbow.  Book now 828-587-4665 or online in our online store.   Photo credit Jason Cole.

 

  • Half Day Wade $150 1st angler plus $60 each additional.
  • 3/4 Day Wade $190 1st angler  plus $65 each additional. 
  • Full Day Wade $225 1st angler plus $75 each additional.
  • Half Day Float for Two $250.
  • 3/4 Day Float for Two $300.
  • Full Day Float For Two $350.
  • Single angler floats are 10% off the prices shown above.
  • Trips on Ravens Fork are wade only.
Ravens Fork Rainbow

Ravens Fork Rainbow. Book now by calling 828-587-4665 or book through our online store.

 

Click here to purchase a guided trip gift certificate.

BOOK NOW!

828-587-HOOK    Email at hookersflyshop@yahoo.com

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Longtime friend and client Matthew Vann with a big Ravens Fork Rainbow. Book now by calling 828-587-4665 or through our online store. Photo credit Jason Cole.

 

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Nice GoPro release shot of a big Ravens Fork Rainbow. Photo Credit Jason Cole. Book now 828-587-4665 or through our online store.

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Sylva NC Fly Fishing Guide Service

Sylva NC Fly Fishing Guide Service

Our fly shop and guide service is located in Historic Downtown Sylva, minutes away from the Tuckasegee River and in the heart of the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail.  We are the closest outfitter and guide service to the world famous Tuckasegee Delayed Harvest section.

Sylva NC Fly Fishing Guide Service

Guided Fly Fishing trips on Ravens Fork.

Sylva NC Fly Fishing Guide Service

We offer some fly tying classes that are free to the public. We work with TU and other various organizations to bring fly fishing to all that want to learn. Our shop is conveniently located near WCU, Dillsboro, Cherokee, Whittier, Waynesville, Bryson City, Nantahala and just a short drive from Asheville, NC. Our guide service covers most of Western North Carolina including Cherokee, The Smokies and the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail. We offer both wade and float trips for trout and smallmouth bass. You can choose from a half day, 3/4 day or full day or if you are the more adventurous type we also offer overnight backcountry fly fishing trips to remote areas of the Smokies and Nantahala National Forest.  If you are staying in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge we will be glad to meet you for a day of fly fishing in the Smokies.

Sylva NC Fly Fishing Guide Service

Sylva NC Fly Fishing Guide Service

Smallmouth Float Trips in North Carolina.

Sylva NC Fly Fishing Guide Service

Half Day Wade – $150 for 1 angler and $60 for each additional.

3/4 Day Wade – $190 for 1 angler and $65 for each additional.

Full Day Wade – $225 for 1 angler and $75 for each additional.

1/2 Day Float – $250 per boat (2 anglers).

3/4 Day Float – $300 per boat (2 anglers).

Full Day Float – $350 per boat (2 anglers).

Single angler floats are 10% less.

Multiple guides and boats available.

Book Now by calling 828-587-4665 or email hookersflyshop@yahoo.com   Click here to book online through our online store.

Sylva NC Fly Fishing Guide Service

 

 

 

 

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Guided Fly Fishing in Bryson City

Just a short drive from Bryson City, NC you will be one of the finest trout streams in the US. The Nantahala River is known the world over for its great white water action, and is a place that truly exemplifies a great trout river. The Nantahala River is listed as one of the nation’s top 100 by Trout Unlimited. It has also been featured in Eastern Fly Fishing and many other publications.

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The Nantahala above the power house is designated Delayed Harvest, this is a favorite among anglers because of the great action year round, and high fish counts. One can catch numerous stocked trout as well as wild trout, the excitement in this particular section is endless.

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Below the power house the river changes faces once again to an impressive tailwater fishery. This is the section of the river where the world class white water rafting and kayaking take place. The fishing is great year round in this section too, even during the summer months when the rafting is going on. The Nantahala here features many deep pools, numerous runs and riffles that hold truly large trout. Matter of fact the North Carolina State Record Brown Trout came from this portion of the Nantahala, weighing in over 24lbs 10 oz! Talk about putting a smile on your face! The Nantahala River is truly a place worth visiting while in Western North Carolina.

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Also, located just outside of town is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Just a few miles from downtown Bryson City you can find access to Noland Creek, Forney Creek and Deep Creek. All fine trout streams loaded with plenty of brown, rainbow and brook trout eagerly waiting to take a fly.

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Also running right through the middle of Bryson City you will find the Tuckasegee River. We offer float trips on this section of river for smallmouth, trout, spotted bass, perch, walleye and more. This section of the Tuckasegee River fishes best from the spring into the late fall.

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Other notable streams just a short drive from Bryson City include: Ravens Fork, Oconaluftee, Tuckasegee Delayed Harvest, Snowbird Creek, Straight Fork, The Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail and many many more.

To book a trip email hookersflyshop@yahoo.com or call 828-587-4665   For easy booking visit our online store and book your guided trip there.   

 

 

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