Fishing & Boating

Boone North Carolina and the pristine High Country Mountains of Western North Carolina are premier destinations for fly fishing and trout fishing in the Southeast! The North Carolina Mountains are a preferred destination for fly fishing enthusiasts from all over the region. The pristine waterways, unsurpassed scenery and streams teeming with trout provide a powerful 'lure' for fishermen. The High Country area provides the opportunity to go for brook, brown and rainbow trout in a wide variety of wonderful locations. Also, there are several great fishing guide companies in Boone that will be happy to provide equipment and take you and your group on a fun float fishing trip.

Appalachian Angler

Appalachian Angler

Appalachian Angler provides a wide variety of fishing experience from beginning fishing to overnight trips. With an abundance of trout streams in our area, a half day wade or school is the best way to get your fix! The fly-fishing school is a good way to learn the sport, perfect for beginners and intermediates. We fish wild populations of rainbow, brook, and brown trout as well as hatchery supported waters. This trip consists of four hours of guided fishing with a focus on casting instruction, entemology and stream tactics.
Location: Boone, North Carolina
Phone: 828.963.5050
Foscoe Fishing Company & Outfitters

Foscoe Fishing Company & Outfitters

Foscoe Fishing Company & Outfitters is the only Orvis Endorsed Flyfishing Outfitter and Guide Service in North Carolina`s High Country. We operate a full service fly shop in Boone, North Carolina and offer high quality fly fishing on the Watauga, Linville, Toe, Elk, New River, and many other pristine mountain streams that are located near our shop. The shop is open all year round and we have a professional knowledgeable staff. We also offer float and walk guides on the tailrace waters of Tennessee on the famous Watauga and South Holston Rivers. These waters offer excellent opportunities for catching Brown, Brook, and Rainbow trout. In addition, there is great smallmouth fishing in the area as well.
Location: Boone, North Carolina
Phone: (828) 963-6556
Blue Ridge Anglers

Blue Ridge Anglers

We specialize in trips on some of North Carolina and Tennessee`s most scenic rivers. Each excursion is tailored to meet our clients` desires and skill levels. We are dedicated to making your fishing experience enjoyable, productive and memorable.
Location: Foscoe, North Carolina
Phone: 828.773.7751
Fish Springs Marina on Watauga Lake

Fish Springs Marina on Watauga Lake

Watauga Lake, nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest in northeastern Tennessee, enjoys the most stunningly beautiful lake and mountain views. Watauga`s surface covers 10.05 square miles and 104.9-miles of shoreline. The Appalachian Trail crosses the southwestern tip of Watauga Lake. The lake is located south of Mountain City (Tennessee), west of Boone (North Carolina), east of Elizabethton (Tennessee), southeast of Bristol (Tennessee), southwest of Damascus (Virginia), and northeast of Johnson City (Tennessee)
Location: Watauga Lake
Phone: 423-768-2336