Fly Fishing

Delayed Harvest Trout Fishing Season

by Ken Kastorff Fall is right around the corner and so is the delayed harvest trout fishing season. We are fortunate to have a wide variety of delayed harvest streams to choose from here in western North Where to go for the best delayed harvest…

Winter Fly Fishing and Streamer Fishing

By Ken Kastorff, Fly Fishing Guide I get asked all the time, “when is the best time to come and fish in Western North Carolina?”  We are lucky to live in a place where we have outstanding fly fishing opportunities year round. Many anglers put…

Yes! Winter Fly Fishing is Hot

Winter fishing tips from our resident Fish Whisperer, Ken Kastorff Winter is just around the corner but don’t hang up your fly rod yet.  Time to get the waders out and search around in the closet for the heavy rain jacket.  November starts some…

Learning to Fly Fish

Of course you want to learn to fly fish! It is the perfect sport to get outdoors, enjoy being by the river, and spend time with your best bud – whether that bud is your mom, dad, brother, sister, friend or just you. Our two-day fly fishing…

The Angler’s Loft is Stocked for Fishing

Local Flies, Kids Fly Fishing Gear, TFO rods, advice!  All found in the Angler’s Loft–upstairs in the Boater’s Store. Remember when you come through the Gorge, stop by and visit the Angler’s Loft upstairs in the Boaters Store. We stock the…

April 2014 – Spring Fishing Advice

  April is one of the best months for fly fishing excitement. Fishing season for hatchery supported streams will open on the first Saturday of April. The fish have had a months rest so get ready, they should be hungry. Also, the delayed Harvest…