Summer Float Trips
Summer Float Trips around the Great Smoky Mountains region offer super fly fishing for Smallmouth Bass! Pound for pound Smallmouth Bass fight harder than anything other freshwater fish. They are great to target with fly rods, or with spin tackle. Hard fights and plenty of jumps are sure to put smiles on faces!
Hard Fighting Bass
Summer is a time when we also catch a myriad of freshwater species on Float Trips. The Kentucky Spotted Bass is another staff favorite for their willingness to take poppers off the surface. They have exposive hits and bulldog fights. They are a great fish for both fly rods and spin tackle.
Two beautiful river to float, with each offering different possibilities and experiences. The Tucksegee River is long known as a top Trout fishing destination from October through June. However when the summer heat turns up the Tuckasegee River comes into its own as a great Smallmouth Bass and Kentucky Spotted Bass fishery. Catching a citation sized Smallie here is very possible. Float gorgeous sections of river with historical significance to the native Cherokee Indians. You’ll pass by Kituwah, which is considered as the original settlement of the Cherokee Indians. This site is one of the seven Mother Towns of Cherokee. A massive village was located on the banks here and along with Kituwah Mound which is still visible today.
The Little Tennessee River is an ancient river and one of the oldest in the region. Many Smithsoinian historians and geologists believe this region offers more significance to ancient civilization than any other surrounding region. The beautiful river flows majestically through forests and roaming mountainsides for miles and miles. The Little Tennessee River flows 135 miles and drains three national forests, and borders the Great Smoky Mountains National Park . This is the top Smallmouth Bass fishery in our region, and the most beautiful place for Float Trips.
Float Trip Rates
We have several great options for Float Trips with three different trip lengths for your enjoyment.
Half Day Float Trip, $225 per boat
Float Trip Special, $225 per boat
Full Day Float, $325 per boat